Set 5: Mother of tongues

1.
candor is the mother of all tongues

2.
can only write what I feel—
write poems to heal

3.
I’m no different than the mechanic on 18th and Pearl
I fix what I discover under the hood

4.
rest depends on work

5.
madness cut the cord

6.
revelation drills for oil

7.
great books begin where the story ends

8.
all learning is slender

9.
confusion is afraid of its own voice

10.
ideas bloom from soil

11.
the mite journeys across the same sun

12.
romance wants nothing beyond suggestion

13.
middle age lasts out the complaint

14.
sanctuary does not answer the questions

15.
man invents the light bulb and forgets the sun

16.
compose demands present nose!

17.
bravery says yes—bravado, look

18.
nothing in return—just moments

19.
love promises nothing in the next life

20.
form takes you from

21.
scared is brother to sacred
flee to feel

22.
the apple knew gravity before Newton

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