Metaphor Regressing

The Metaphor is Regressing

The metaphor is regressible
into more general and more general principles
from application to principle
induction to deduction
myth to tenor,

referent of the referent,
Ani HaShem [I am the Name]
Concealed of the Concealed [Zohar]
Ayin (Nothing) –-

referent of the referent
regressing,
the most we can say about Something –-
is Nothing.

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Small alef; poetry Behar
Maqam Saba or Nawa
Saba: D E half-flat F G flat
Nawa: C D E flat F sharp G