Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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Mr X

He had it all figured out
no doubt, what he was about
a person in a dream
playing chess with Wittgenstein
without a queen, looking in
from without, names only
empty heads, squares, diagonals
models of experiments, limits
of the board within the set
his morality black and white
calculations kept in sight
a bright thesis began his career
answers to questions, words
to calm his minotaur, Theseus of myth
leads him through a ministry’s labyrinth.

c) Jan G. Otterstrom F.
    August 24, 2011
    Over Costa Rica