Friday, 16 August 2013

Day 392: Logic & Wonder

There will forever be things beyond logic... theorems will turn into butterlfies, proven into unproven, and fact into wonder.

Geometry - Rita Dove
I prove a theorem and the house expands:
the windows jerk free to hover near the ceiling,
the ceiling floats away with a sigh.

As the walls clear themselves of everything
but transparency, the scent of carnations
leaves with them. I am out in the open

and above the windows have hinged into butterflies,
sunlight glinting where they've intersected.
They are going to some point true and unproven. 

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