Saturday, March 20, 2010


Uncertain until further notice, unsure as an unpaid profession, unknown as a way of life underlying universal concerns, unpaid bills unable to sustain attention, ubiquitously alluvial, friable, unterraced and unable to damn expressions unexpressed, a pale flower pressed between unread pages, undying love unforgotten, unrequited, unless...

(first publication)

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“Passage” added to Poems, Slightly Used.

In the Forum: jumping to conclusions.


Elisabeth said...

Unsure about how to respond, uncertain as to context, unfamiliar with all these untoward states but nevertheless understanding of all the hints that lie underneath. Thanks, William.

William Michaelian said...

Thanks, Elisabeth. The pleasure your comment brings is undeniable.

Conrad DiDiodato said...

I like the uncertainties, half-completed expressions, the "pale flower" of the writer's life.

William Michaelian said...

Conrad, I like your interpretation. Like Elisabeth’s, your comments always make me go back for another look. This time around, especially, it’s the “pale flower.”

vazambam said...

The Pale Rider making his uncertainties write his passage--thanks, Wild Bill!

William Michaelian said...

Beautiful. Vassilis, in my mind, you will always be the poet who undoes words that they may be whole and unexpected again.

awyn said...

Re: un-unning a thing: Take an ion (charging positive or negative).
If you add an un
it becomes union.
Take the un away
and it could go
either way.
My word verification, a very un-word if I ever heard one), was "fazoonl".
Nice passage today, that Passage.

William Michaelian said...

Thanks, Annie. I’ll have un fazoonl, please — and hold the unions!

ALeks said...