Poet Hound recently posted a blog about using dialogue in poetry to which I added a comment as I am wont. Anyway, the bottom line is I cited one of my own poems but, because the poem is centre-justified and I couldn’t post the poem formatted properly, here it is:
What do you see in the ink-blot?
But sadness has no shape.
Yes it does. It has that shape.
Can't you see the butterfly?
Perhaps, but it's a very sad butterfly;
I can tell these things.
31 May 1998