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                No that is not it
                nothing that I have done
                I have done

                is made up of
                and the dipthong


                together with
                the first person

                of the auxiliary
                to have

                I have done
                is the same

                if to do
                is capable
                of an
                infinity of

                involving the
                and religious


                for everything
                and nothing
                are synonymous

                energy in vacuo
                has the power
                of confusion

                which only to
                have done nothing
                can make


from Spring and All, 1923
I’d have loved to have sculpted this into a circular poem so that the beginning line slipped off the end line at the apex of a circle and could be read round and around in circles until nothing was achieved; but it’s not my place to




being & Have & speech wormhole: early // Minoan & Mycenaean Exhibitions in the British Museum – diptych
doing & talking to myself wormhole: ‘… and yet I think I am so modest: …’
identity wormhole: glamour of saṃsāra
meaning wormhole: being / doing
William Carlos Williams wormhole: SPRING AND ALL I BY William Carlos Williams
words wormhole: so / do I keep on writing now I’ve retired, or … / Rumplestiltskin