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Certain things are elliptical
they are defined by their path, the way they move toward something
and then move away 


you might say it is a cycle,  this movement 
if it is an object
or a habit, if it is a person


I have no idea why people repeat themselves 
but I know this is true
just from watching them- both family and strangers  


I watch how people move around in public 
the things they do, the words they use
even though I have no idea why they act the way they do 


if they asked me about myself,
why I behave the way I do 
I couldn't even make something up

Cir*cu"i*tous (?), a. [LL. circuitosus.]

Going round in a circuit; roundabout; indirect; as, a circuitous road; a circuitous manner of accomplishing an end. -- Cir*cu"i*tous*ly, adv. -- Cir*cu"i*tous*ness, n.

Syn. -- Tortuous; winding; sinuous; serpentine.

 

© Webster 1913

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