douglas scotney

Silver Star - 3,850 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

The Enigma of Content


I
In a dream of no more content
expectation of disturbance
upsets that dream of content.

Actual disturbance
shows content non-existent
in the absence of content.

II
There's a problem in saying, 'They're hollow,
those,
for whom content is content.'

But no such problem seems extant
for those,
for whom 'I am' is the same as 'I follow'.

Submitted: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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