The Point

Is it painful to think

That perhaps

Leo Strauss was right,

As you struggle

And fight

To find reasons

For a rebuttal,

Do you look around

And fade into the



What is the point,

What is the point.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “The Fourth Book”

8:20 PM  May 24, 2014

2 responses to “The Point

  1. I think I am finding that rebuttals are blunt but don’t seem like the point simply because we are looking too closely at them; when you stand WAY back from them they become the sharpest point you would ever need … and then you write a poem with it … mmm, graphite

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