A Sum Of Times

Poetry prompt

Ben Human
Published in
2 min readApr 4, 2024


Boy, head and shoulders, against cloudy sky
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Sometimes it reported, when I was younger, in a fully formed dream once of the meaning of Eliot.

Deeply imprinted with his essence and existence, and everything and all that,

I saw the hollow man from the inside out. It changed in my hand like a flame.