simple truth


they say
the hallmark of genius
is its simplicity

have found this
to be true

it follows

even seeming
simplicity may well
be genius

unrecognized by we
who are still searching
for the complex

i secretly suspect
that everyone
is a genius

at something
were it

allowed, nay
to blossom

would bring to
around us nothing

the very, very best
of everything


Among us, poets are not paid. The poet/editor of this website, being physically disabled, lives at a fraction of her nation’s poverty level, and is presently homeless. Become a patron of the fine arts at:

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