Ten Ways of Plato Looking at a Triangle

 

I

The triangular atom

composing all rectilinear surfaces.

Earth and water are made of triangles.

Fire and air, of smaller triangles.

 

II

Fire cuts by the sharpness

of its angles and sides.

You would say it heats up.

 

III

Pain is the point of a triangle.

It needles its way into us

sometimes imperceptibly.

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