Lake Effect, Spring 2019, Volume 23: "On Reasoning"

On Reasoning

by Lola Haskins


Then, I shunned

philosophies because I

could see why

each could not

be true.


I thought not-knowing

was ugly. I wanted

a system like a marriage,

that would stand by me

because it promised.


But now, grown,

I want something else.

Give me a mist whose

approaching figures

could be anything.