The Poetry of the Image - imagesofthejourney-com

DESPERATION TO KNOW

Knowledge
the antithesis of answers
a child of doubt, stillborn

Still searching I glimpse half seen
truths like frightened doves
taking flight.

In desperation
I lunge to confine them
in my grasp

But find that all I have
are only a few small
feathers of wisdom.

© David Cale

Algonquin Provincial Park Ontario during an early morning fog.

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