Endless and indestructible
Cycles never get broken. As with the opening, the descent now just means an ascent again later on. Round and round and on and on….
[And now that you’ve read the poem in your head, you can listen to WCW himself reading it in 1954 at the 92nd St. YMCA in NYC: http://bit.ly/5yJgp1 ]
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