Pascal asked himself
is man:
A number raised to the zero power.
compared to the whole
The whole
compared to nothing:
Birth plus death:
Noise multiplied by silence:
The arithmetical mean between all and nothing.


translated by Miller Williams
traducido por Miller Williams


en: Antipoems: New and Selected (edited by David Unger), New York, New Directions, 1985.


SISIB - Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades - Universidad de Chile