Armando Taborda

Armando Taborda

Posted on 08/01/2014


Photo taken on August  1, 2014


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On Poetic Form: A Short Essay

On Poetic Form: A Short Essay
The form stands in the corner of the room
like a man made of glass. All he can be
is how the light bends through him; he's the way
reflections and refractions play, the zero sum
of its deflections and distractions. "Come
on in", I say, as if there was a he
to speak to, or an I to speak, or words to say
or any other place to come in from

except time. How many rooms have held, might hold
him, he them - had their décor rearranged
in his impartial gaze? He makes me feel old
and young (not in a good way) and yet..."Chance
it", he says, silently, and everything is changed.
He never moves, and yet we start to dance.

by Philip GROSS, in "The POETRY REVIEW", Volume 104:2, Summer 2014

Lorenzo Kjell Salmonson, .t.a.o.n. have particularly liked this photo


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beverleyplaya
beverleyplaya
I often see from the corner of my eye . . . a form of light and I let out a sigh . . . they are here again to let me know . . . . I'm never alone although I may think so . . . slowly and silently they move away . . . . but only after I've asked them to stay . . . !

seen on fb ;-)) ehehehe
3 years ago.
.t.a.o.n.
.t.a.o.n.
outstanding !
3 years ago.
Armando Taborda has replied to .t.a.o.n.
I share your view, my friend!
3 years ago.
Armando Taborda
Armando Taborda
Thanks for fave, Lorenzo Salmonson!
3 years ago.