Month: June 1993

Existentialist

When I say this, friends I say not to measure Not to value Not to preserve Not to suggest Not to rebuke Not to profess Not to confess Not to advise Not to admonish Not to set example Not to build metaphors Not to contest elections Not to win your contests Not to ruin myself Not to set you free Not to indulge in nostalgia Not to preach principles Not to escape from you Nor from self Not to check proximity Not to farther away notions Not to fathom depths Not to climb stairs Not to succeed in attempts Not even to make them Not to rouse passion Not to arouse emotion Not to urge upon you Not to make you ponder Not to hurry the tortoise Not to hasten the rabbits Not to rule the earth Not to impose ideas Not to be immortal Not to commit hara-kiri   This is just to say That I say Because I have to say   What I say is immaterial It has lost its relevance In …