2011-01-31T23:22:48-05:00January 31st, 2011|Musings on life|

Ode to the alphabet

It’s hard to believe
there are only twenty-six
little soldiers
contorting obediently
to give shape
to our ideas.

In India, they revere their letters
as gods.

I understand their devotion
for without the vessel
of words
how would our thoughts

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