Unquiet spirit, why do you vex
me with non-ex-
istence, King of France Complex,
whisper, doggedly, of not-quite-being,
and thereby bring
yourself about, as from a Big Bang
(or Tiny Pop) darkness
out of darkness
like a black hole? Maybe a weakness
or loophole in logic
made you, a necessary magic,
self-production from the self-same sleeve:
a dazzling move
even for The Great Jehovah,
stylish as a clinching paradox,
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