Michael Van Dyke teaches in the American
Thought and Language Department at Michigan State University. He has
published work in The MacGuffin and New Millenium Writings.
A Metaphysics of Silence
It is not the mathematical zero.
It has nothing to do with anti-matter.
It does not mean ghosts exist.
If anything, it is background,
The antithesis of a history
On lily pads of sound.