The University of Iowa

Sean W., WI: the river is a lake

June 9, 2020

IOWA PRISON WRITING PROJECT

 

the river is a lake

SEAN WHITE, WI

 

they say time is a river
is a dead metaphor
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but a river can also
be a lake     sometimes
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the current dies
to stagnant nothing
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and even algae
refuse to bloom
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