escape is the expression of desire to avoid
danger or at least unpleasantness
but fear cannot be sustained for long
and no event is as drastic as that
(unless it be calamity's explosion
wiping out all conditions and leaving you
bereft and free to scramble forward)
if you live to tell the tale
then the place where you are seems new
and a fresh anecdote postulates a new condition
in the perpetual reality of our concerns
and an idea of elsewhere devolves onto the 'here and now'
where we submit to our visualizations...
Content (c) 2008-2012 Philip Milito.