being-nothing

Responses to Sartre’s Being and Nothingness 

being-nothing arises from everyday engagements with concepts such as negation, bad faith, the for-itself and freedom.

The finger points

the hand turns

the eye blinks

the blood rises

the heart beats 

the heart rests

the heart beats 

the heart rests.

I am no-thing;

a moving statue,                 

                in flight

        towards            from

                abolition,

waiting for Others 

to change.

..A NIGHT HAS NO PARTS..

a night has no parts extract

Poems are published in full in Molly Bloom 21 online magazine

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