Living/dying--two sides of the coin
In the midst of birth we are dying,
from the moment we first breathe yet until the last gasps
the possibles of life fester the desire:
we are dying to do the impossible.
Cleave : is a contranym, a word with 2 opposite meanings:
* verb 1) split or sever along a natural grain or line. 2) divide; split.
* verb 1) stick fast to. 2) become strongly involved with or emotionally attached to.
— ORIGIN Old English Compact Oxford English Dictionary
In its most basic form it is three poems:
* two parallel ‘vertical’ poems (left and right)
* a third ‘horizontal’ poem being the fusion of the vertical poems read together.