Untitled [Is is]
Is is. There is no distinction between ideology and image. One. He records his name on a gold medallion. Two. The philosopher must say is. The world is legion. The self is a suffering form. Is is. Waves rise and fall, but the sea remains.
From Voyager, published by University of California. Copyright © 2011 by Srikanth Reddy. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.
Srikanth Reddy is the author of Conversities (1913 Press, 2012), with Dan Beachy-Quick; Voyager (University of California Press, 2011); and Facts for Visitors (University of California Press, 2004). The recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, he teaches at the University of Chicago.
Date Published: 2011-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/untitled