Double Happiness Helix

February 20, 2009 at 4:53 pm | Posted in poetry, writing | 26 Comments
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(I do not want a simple happiness, a broad flat smug contentment…

I am wanting happiness whhish is delicate ornate, an elegantly complex
symettrical fractal made/unmade with tiny fragments of mercury a’moiling
set in escher structures made of gold and bones of birds

a complicated happiness containing infinite intrigue,
variations convoluted wrapped around the impossibly ephemeral
contained within a puzzle box encrypted with the algorhythm
of the flight path of the dragonfly when pictured in a mosque mosaic.

…. a happiness which concentrates a sound when
the summer breeze blows through it, a hollow whistling song
in which cause and consequence remain completely unrelated….

A happiness resulting in dissolution or explosion
with neither of us knowing on what that ending
will depend.

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