A Little Riddle

Petit Sphinx Gardien by Leonor Fini, 1943-44. Oil on canvas.

Petit Sphinx Gardien by Leonor Fini, 1943-44. Oil on canvas.

What is it that wounds and also heals, disappears and reappears, hides and reveals. Sphinx, I dare not give the word for fear that it will then have power over me in the invocation of its name.

About thepoetsglass

Professor, poet, philosophical dilettante, plus some other impressively heady alliterations. Instructional designer and copywriter. Cognitive neuroscientist by night. Self-diagnosed coffee addict, sometime dancer, brooding bibliophile, and an always salty sailor.
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