9-24 The Call

The Call

 

When the mind wings into cosmos of ideas as

 

metaphysics     ontology     epistemology     ethics     beauty     dark energy

one and many   consciousness     good and evil     religion     existence     death—

 

how they orbit around each other

in ideological galaxies,

every idea seeking and naming a sun or

some black hole or Truth as the center—

 

then gazing up from that book at the empty coffee cup,

wondering if the inside is clean as the outside

 

until the cell precipitously rings.

 

Ideas red shift into infinity:

 

you gasp—reaching for your cell—

 

trembling, you mash TALK…

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