POETRY:  Mouth *

Michael Wolfe

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by Michael Wolfe

Under ground
being crowded and lonely
wise men shed fine proofs
for something lighter.
Protagoras taught
that everything is true.
Gregorias showed
that everything is false.
The saddest part
of a dead logician’s anatomy:
his mouth.

Originally published in the print edition of The American Muslim, Spring, 1994