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William Bronk - Metonymy as an Approach to a Real World

Whether what we sense of this world
is the what of this world only, or the what 
of which of several possible worlds
--which what?--something of what we sense 
may be true, may be the world, what it is, what we sense.
For the rest, a truce is possible, the tolerance
of travelers, eating foreign foods, trying words
that twist the tongue, to feel that time and place,
not thinking that this is the real world.

Conceded, that all the clocks tell local time; 
conceded, that "here" is anywhere we bound
and fill a space; conceded, we make a world:
is something caught there, contained there,
something real, something which we can sense?
Once in a city blocked and filled, I saw
the light lie in the deep chasm of a street,
palpable and blue, as though it had drifted in 
from say, the sea, a purity of space.

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Poet: William Bronk
Poem: Metonymy as an Approach to a Real World
Volume: The World, the Worldless
Year: Published/Written in 1964

Comment 11 of 11, added on November 26th, 2016 at 8:05 PM.
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Comment 10 of 11, added on January 1st, 2016 at 9:57 AM.
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Comment 9 of 11, added on November 9th, 2015 at 4:08 AM.
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