“I dream of lost vocabularies that might express
some of what we no longer can.”
― Jack Gilbert
Really we do.
We try with our lofty intellects.
We try with our supercilious vocabulary.
We try with our treasure trove of books
We try with our tongues
and we try with our hearts…
We try to express, by putting into words, our thoughts…
Yet we fall gravely short as we painstakingly describe and define that which is
without description or definition.
Ours are but mere words…
Simple letters joined together in order to create and form words…
Words with meaning…
Meanings simply assigned by man…
Words both conceived and contrived in the minds of men
“…Thou dost seek us though Thou does not need us.
We seek Thee because we…
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