If the universe is like foam
It is our own bubbles through which we see
That temporarily, conditionally obscures other bubbles
from being seen.
Fleeting flaps, opalescent gaps,
Thicknesses. Tensions; unprocessed pains.
Be careful what you attack.
Be sure what you’re fighting. What the target is. What the beast is.
It might be yourself in a mirror.
(Simply set ___back__, refracted in time’s media)
It might be stronger than you.
Have more power, more endurance, more cunning.
Anyway, there is some debate
As to whether a skillful correction
Can ever be classified
Mistaking, you may
Denude not another of agency but
Use your energy wisely
Is the mark of
The truly calm