Long story, but I thought I’d try to write about the source of sighs. 

The form, sevenling, is a bit odd. Reading, you don’t notice much.  Writing one requires two three-line stanzas and a one-line twist. An element of three in each of the three-line stanzas. Repetition is easiest, but there are all manner of parallels, synonyms, and opposites. Three things that somehow fit together.

The Source of Sighs

Is the reason the source? A sigh
of peace. Does it spring from the same hill as a sigh
of exasperation? What about a satisfied sigh?

Is there a Livingstone of sighing, who left home
and companions, left base and bearers behind,
left the broad reasoned valley? Is he lost

in his soul, or exhaling it.


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