Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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BLANK PAGE

A blank page beckons
to probe an axis of truth
deep in an empty sheet
flat white two-dimensional
where words released
from dictionary stiffness
live in the mind, congregate
swiftly as wind moves
leaf ends, birds lift in flight
to reveal a secret gate
new syntax, opening a void
vague sightings within paper
as letters fall and stick
form lines, silent spaces
abruptly startled by verbs
consonants clashing, dash
of thoughts captured briefly
surprise us with new results.




Jan G. Otterstrom F. May 12, 2015