Today's poem is by John Murphy

Seem and Be

What with me being me and you seeming you,
and you being you and me seeming me:
mirage, motive, will, and fixed point of view,
transcendent other, yet singular being:
in mode of the seen and mode of the seeing
we are nothing at all if not seem and be.

Copyright © 2013 John Murphy All rights reserved
from The Book of Water
Salmon Poetry
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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