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[Expository, sort of dull]
[Getting a little more excited]
[A bit frustrated]
[Undulating, somewhat resigned]
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I sense the core of truth.
Not a simple and easy truth,
but a glittering heterarchy
in all its glory--
by tendrils of dust.
There is no center
to wrap around.
The purest truth is inaccessible,
just beyond reach,
around the eternally last corner.
I canít even see a reflection,
not the slightest glimmer of form
or tactile existance...
My bones ache
And my mind revels,
in the slightest glimpse.
I thrill to the finest wire of being
long to run to the edge of experience
and throw myself into the chaos of meaning
[softer, turning to almost contemplative] nestle into the whirl of logic, and be subsumed. [half of a pause]
But I find no traction. I have no ground under my feet,
I run on the treadmill of my mind...
Scrape against harsh physicality
My bones still ache.
The hollow, constricting sorrow resumes.
The waste of life stretches out again
and the walls collapse back in again
[a little tired/fatigued] This world is not elegant.
I am bound by filaments of dust.
I am desperate [hang for a smidgen] to be free...
"Mathematician's Dream" debuted November 29, 2002, performed by Tim McCormack.