Monday, July 20, 2009

Dwell







the abstract corners of where we dwell
shelter, dwelling, and barrow
emergence to grave
is something like home

at least
for now

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3 Comments:

Blogger Jim Murdoch said...

Art, who dwells in a barrow?

12:01 AM  
Blogger Art Durkee said...

The dead.

From Dictionary.com:

bar·row
Pronunciation:
\ˈber-(ˌ)ō, ˈba-(ˌ)rō\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Middle English bergh, from Old English beorg; akin to Old High German berg mountain, Sanskrit bṛhant high
Date:
before 12th century
1 : mountain, mound —used only in the names of hills in England
2 : a large mound of earth or stones over the remains of the dead : tumulus

12:03 AM  
Blogger Jim Murdoch said...

Too clever by half you are,

12:09 AM  

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