Sunday, January 23, 2011

The forgotten philosophers

Beyond games with words and shadow-cast forms,
outside distinctions made with stark either-ors,

the forgotten philosophers hide in the margin —
hiring them though would seem quite a bargain

over the monotonous drone of bumble bee pundits
from hives of jives and think-tank fund-its.

Unsettling the lore of conventional wisdoms,
how rare to hear from these creators of 'ism's.

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placed in Poets United Think Tank #35: Shadows