It was easier to smuggle bones across the border
of three different countries than it was to get a
straight answer when I needed one.
If questions were bones -
they could be finite;
measurable and classifiable.
for the most specific of purposes.
They would ossify at their ends,
maybe even to a point
in which they might become
It would be possible
to forget they were there at all.
Until they become brittle -
or until they grind together.
External pressures and forces
cause them to break and snap and fracture.
So would sticks and stones, they say.
Or just a trip up.
constant calcification in tissues
would mean that bones weren't finite at all.
And if questions were bones,
they would just get harder