Unique – Poetry by Amalia Gnanadesikan

Dali – A Propos of the ‘Treatise on Cubic Form’ by Juan de Herrera

The hapax legomenon sits
Alone
Embedded in a multitude,
God-breathed, perhaps, but
Misparsed for all that,
Origin unknown.


About the Poet

Amalia Gnanadesikan is a linguist who studies the atoms of writing–alphabets and other writing systems. She is the author of The Writing Revolution: Cuneiform to the Internet. She lives in Maryland with her husband, three cats, and numerous miniature pineapple plants.

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