Sunday, 11 April 2021

ZKG 13: 'Sine nomine'



And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.




sat in his garden

full of latin names

but called them nameless

so he could take them in


what is it

he thought


the human species

from all the others?


the capacity

to dream up god

who is


among all the nameless

god asked a human to name


at which

farjeon gave up his name

and gazed some more


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