Things you have caused me to know

For Llinos

Have you noticed how easy it is
to say much about nothing, 
compared to a little 
about everything? 
For example, I am thinking 
of a sentence. Its length 
does not betray its weight. 
It features you, the direct object,
personal pronouns, a verb (transitive), 
simple present; mood indicative,
a voiceless alveolar lateral fricative-
How little these facts have to do with its truth. 

Yet strangely enough, like the sentence itself, 
these are all things you have caused me to know. 

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