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Stratification 2

by Richard Tornello


Layer upon layer
Year after year
Pressing down hard
Upon that brain of yours dear.

Till what was mutable, changeable
Becomes hard as a rock.
Sworn too.
Yet upon investigation
found permeable,
And leaks quite a lot.
Still……
Don’t YOU think………
That was?
IS!
Was, is not.
Memory now and memory then
to much a degree
Compressed illusion.


© 2007 Richard Tornello

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