The neologist bakes the cake,
The iconoclast shreds the recipe
Deems the structure all a fake,
But powerless against euphony,
Leaves empty gestures in his wake.

Arthur Lamar Mitchell © 2017


Arthur Lamar Mitchell has a recently completed novel – ‘A Grotto in the Sea;’ Poetry set to music by seven different composers ‘Under the Winter Sky’ set to voice and chamber orchestra music by Michael Moore. 

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  1. Carole Mertz

    Thanks for the philosophical food for thought. (Your culinary cliche put to good use.) Loved it! And what a great photo to accompany the poem!


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