Sense/Sensation- A Poem

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Sense/Sensation

a stone bleached by the distant frond of light from a

dying star

you know sense is about the opened eye, the turned

ear,

the hand reaching, the nostrils inhaling, the mouth

tasting

sense is not gained by rocking shut

a stone torn from its muddy hold by the distant curve

of air let loose by a dying sun’s implosion

in an uncharted galaxy beyond

the power of human telescopes

sensation, that which is the coolness or the heat

on the body, or the noxious odours of a fish-laden boat

passing below one’s respirative source

a stone is hammered into two lovers kissing by the

hands of a melancholy sculptor.

what are you?….

sense…..

sensation…..

both

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Paul Gordon is the publisher and editor of iState.TV. He has published and edited newspapers, poetry magazines and online weekly magazines.
He is the director of Social Cognito, an SEO/Web Marketing Company. You can reach Paul at pg@istate.tv

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