Poem: The Order of Genius

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The genius of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven –
what makes such complexity relaxing,
such simplicity beautiful?
It defies my attempts to judge,
like tearing off a butterfly’s wings

I just sit, contemplate
and follow where it will go

copyright Francis Barker 2019

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