Lexicography

LEXICOGRAPHY

Once contact
Replaces labels
– Like a costume
– Like a mask
Fall away

For why need
One name or other?

Ill-judged attempts
To define or
Describe

For shame: betrayal
Of such an intimacy
Or such unwarranted
Self-aggrandisement

Gratitude and mystery
Sprout soaring wings
Escape the net of words

About Ben Naga

The Spirit that graces me with its passing has no name and stems not from thoughts and words, though it gathers them up as it flows, but from feeling.

Posted on July 18, 2015, in Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. ‘Escape the net of words’… nice way of putting it!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Wonderful poem, Ben Naga, oh thou wise one of the nets and muses.

    Liked by 1 person

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