Life in the Shape of Loops

By: Elise Gimpert

—Begin again,
With an unconscious adoration
For perpetual repetition.
Life in the shape of loops;
Generation after regeneration.
Comfort in conclusion,
Because it is also conception.
Sacred symmetry, familiarity,
Time’s curated conventions.
Does nostalgia note our reprise?
Or is there still novelty in origination,
That same wonder in each time we—