The Swell


When the hominids

who evolved into sapiens

took to an upright position

and bipedalism,

their front extremities were freed

to build space stations & quantum computers,

roller skis & racing bikes,

Like A Rolling Stone & In Search of Lost Time


The world is dancing its brutal elegance

from the paper

up my pen

into my brain,

where I sit, cross-legged,

rocked on the swell


Today is an open silence,


with Hariprasad Chaurasia's flute

in Rag Darbari Kannada


Poetry by Ingvar Loco Nordin The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2024-05-13 at 09:59

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