‘The Wu Wei-ter’ by Damian Robin of England The Society January 22, 2013 Poetry A meeting round a social platter Seduced me in a human game. I sensed the moral tone go flatter But did not put this in the frame. We are here and witness change. If firm, we help to rearrange The running sequences that matter, Make goods beyond the surface range. But like a servant with good food, I deferred to local patois, Stayed in place, not acting rude. Though I thought I knew things better I waited out the interlude. Next time, things will pan out better. Third Part of Three Human Types Note: Wu Wei is a Taoist concept and literally means “non-action” Click here for other poems by Damian Robin. This poem is among the entries for the Society of Classical Poets’ 2012 Poetry Competition. Related Post ‘Statues’ and Other Poetry by Charles Bauer Statues A Villanelle Two Buddhas now a lost reality, A crowd chants loudly near a pile of stone; Across the South you won’t find General Lee. T... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.