One Stanza Poem O098

Every thought I’ve ever had –
With exception of how much I love you –
I’ve managed to put into words –
But to be able to do that accurately–
That –
Would simply be absurd

10.05.95 – 10.06.95

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Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion
and published in Perspectives, ISBN 0-9686250-0-2.

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Notes to this poem…

To be annotated by the end of 2008 at latest.

The O-series of poems are one stanza poems composed before I got onto writing haiku and tanka, and short poetry while in action or traveling by select means like plane or ferry. These poems are 3-9 lines long with at least one rhyming couplet, and not of the short forms just mentioned. For the sake of elegance, I just called the collection One.

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