Playing Around With Punctuation

I AM NOT I (1)

I am not I
within this self reside the all
I am not I
just empty space, a cloudless sky
light passes through before nightfall
summons spirit to life recall
I am not I

I am. Not I
within this self. Reside the all
I am not. I,
just empty space, a cloudless sky
light passes through. Before nightfall
summons spirit to life, recall—
I am not I.

I am not. I
within. This self resides. The all
I am. Not I,
just empty. Space, a cloudless sky
light passes through before nightfall.
Summon spirit to life! Recall
I am. Not I.

I. Am not I
within this self? Reside. The all
I am. Not I,
just empty space. A cloudless sky.
Light passes through. Before nightfall,
summon spirit. To life recall.
I. Am not I?

I AM NOT I (2)

I am not I
within this self reside the all
I am not I
unasked who meet unanswered why
sun rises in the void nightfall
molecules don’t meet here after all
I am not I

I am not I.
Within this self reside the all
I am not. I
unasked who meet unanswered. Why?
Sun rises in the void. Night falls.
Molecules don’t meet here. After all,
I am not I.

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