How to Write

Erasure from section 5 of How to Write a Thesis by Umberto Eco

Speak your chance
            to the hands of thousands

Most certainly
            nods do the work

A key less widely known
            is a minor hero

Your pig must first be solitary
            then genius

The weather hints at humility

You are not   Proust
You are not   e. e. cummings

are you a poet
are you crazy

by Karen Greenbaum-Maya

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Karen Greenbaum-Maya is a closet German Lit major and a retired clinical psychologist. She likes ducks, also duck, a conflict leading to her tragic view of life. She believes that if you want to hit someone with a fish, you should just hit them with a fish. cloudslikemountains.blogspot.com