Thursday, July 19, 2012

What Do You Have in That Headlock

What Do You Have in That Headlock

How do we know
what now is

if it’s always passing
through us

before we can get a good
grip on it.

8 comments

  1. This poem captures what Gregory Orr has to say about the "Vanished Past", "Unknowable Next", and "Buried Self". Incredibly Zen.

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  2. One of them there tipping point poems. I'm drawn to this topic, but it also makes me crazy.

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  3. Laughing! And scrunching my head.

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  4. Well done! If you just wait a second though it's in the past and you can look back on it.

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  5. My poem response to this thoughtful poem, Hannah, is in my blog:
    http://ambitsgambit.blogspot.ca/2012/07/questiona-now-and-then.html

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  6. Correction to url:
    http://ambitsgambit.blogspot.ca/2012/07/questions-now-and-then.html

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