Modern Metaphysics

Avihs || Vishnu

Mornings || they disperse || beyond || the corn
Fields, || separately. ||Sunday
She || throws

Her partner’s computer || (midnight)
Into the garage.|| George ||who
In many || a city || upgraded || his software

Upgraded || hers.
They will || stop over || an island
Separately.|| Your son

Hated || all || mushrooms
George mentions – do you recall || yourself?
To a single mind,|| their spirits || evaporate



Modern Metaphysics

Few are really aware of
Such universes
Existing beyond our own

Even fewer of so many other versions
Of selfhood living
In each of them, let alone
This simple secret:

At the depth of consciousness
Lives a quantum
Or soul as we prefer to call it
A particle, demon and/or angel dancing

The same dance afar, far apart
In an entanglement



Turing Test

There is– no solution — to this
–Problem of –the other mind
Harbored– in my bedmate’s –body:

After –35 years –of marriage
Or communication –inside out–
Are –you a cyborg human, –or

Am I a –human cyborg? –Perhaps
We –are both dreaming in a –virtual world
–Like a lost digital –artifact?


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