With that with which you write, on that on which you write

by Christos Polydorou

goldAll writers are advised
to find their own voice.
This advice is good in life
slightly off mark in writing.

It is not your voice you
ought to be expressing universally.
Nor should be

Write whatever bloody thing
comes to your head, however.
However recall these pages on which we write! are
the walls of a Col·os·se·um:

Col·os·se·um Col·os·se·um
I went to a museum
I went to the Amphitheatrum Flavium
a vast amphitheater in Rome
begun by Vespasian. Ideally

in the best case scenario
if you want genius
it is the word.
I beg your pardon:

The Word.
hit me like that snare