The Loop Sublime

Humans know that what goes around
comes back around
always, forever, and ever.
this is no circular theory
in need of complex proof
it's a fiery piece of straight and forward truth

so what I get
I must have given
which makes me want
to feel forgiven
even if I transgress more

I'll not be sure
if it's the finish of a loop
I may have started
but from which
I have now departed
unless, of course,
it's not at all a loop sublime
but just a straight and endless line


Piet Cross was born in the United States in 1952. He currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island where he manages a semi-amateur baseball team. Click Here to view the Piet Cross Poetry Index.

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Piet Cross Poetry-Bodies of Knowledge, "The Loop Sublime"
Published: August 1, 1998 by the Cosmic Baseball Association
Copyright © 1997 by Piet Cross