Tag Archives: Awe

POEM: The Lamb and The Lyin’

Violence often seems to be second nature, obvious or inescapable. Perhaps violence is inescapable because it begets itself, setting up new rounds of consequences where further violence begs further violence. Violence begetting itself may just be the manifestation of the … Continue reading

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POEM: Occam’s Razor (as told by Gödel)

Occam’s Razor is the problem-solving principle that recommends searching for explanations constructed with the smallest possible set of elements. This funny and tragic poem is a parody of the misuse of the principle of Occam’s Razor to over-simplify and round … Continue reading

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POEM: A Cain Due Attitude

This poem is a metaphor for the natural consequences of bulling through natural limits  on planet earth, our one home. This poem is yet another existential plea for ledged humanity to step away from the cliff. This poem poses the … Continue reading

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POEM: Large Language Mottle — Yet An Other Ode to AI

One of the cutting edges of AI, artificial intelligence, is large language models that can veraciously consume massive amounts of writing in short order — more info than thousands of humans in a lifetime. However impressive this might be, my … Continue reading

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POEM: Making Know Deference

This poem is about what may be the biggest con to which we are subject: that what you do doesn’t make any difference. I see this as a cynical project by those in power to entrench and secure a status … Continue reading

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POEM: A Big Rock in a Bigger Pond

This poem plays with the metaphor of the many ripples of life set in motion by epic forces that set up an existential dance with the universe… A Big Rock in a Bigger Pond In mist of the universe Plunges … Continue reading

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POEM: The Ark of History

Martin Luther King, Jr. said that “the arc of history bends toward justice.” I share this hope, and plan to add my share of acts and just living. May we all join in blessed solidarity and work to tell history … Continue reading

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POEM: Having Landed, Hear

This poem is about the Great Unwashed rising up and sailing into anew world. Having Landed, Hear In such a manor You wanted A place at the table Fore awe that Know longer On the menu Unendingly apprehended On top … Continue reading

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POEM: True Believer

When it comes down to it, I am a true believer, a true romantic, an unrepentant idealist. This is only made more known to me when I stray and return home. True Believer You just May see it in My … Continue reading

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POEM: Just Us for Sum

This poem is a bout the long journey to recognizing that we are all in the same boat, weather that be an ark or the Titanic. Just Us for Sum Won group over an other Taking Into account Their own … Continue reading

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POEM: Fallen, For It

This poem is an ode to hubris, perhaps the greatest enemy to our collective lives. The largest hubris of all is leaning into hubris as a character asset. The Tower of Babel will fall, as well as every version of … Continue reading

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POEM: Self-fulfilling Prophets

This poem offers two visions of self-fulfilling prophets, one self-serving and destructive and the other building a humane community together. This poem is yet another version of my meditations on “means” and “ends.” Self-fulfilling Prophets Their whirled view Is punishing … Continue reading

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POEM: Divine Die-alogue

This poem plays with notion of God sitting next to me my whole life, and that presence involves no literal speaking. Then, upon my death God turns to me… Divine Die-alogue I am Dumb to talk about it Such profound … Continue reading

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POEM: Calling Awe Siblings

Awe those who stand in awesome awe are my siblings. This poem is a call for awe of us to join together as one family. Calling Awe Siblings There is family Close as kin And stronger than blood Knits beyond … Continue reading

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POEM: A Singular Err, Over, And Over

This short poem plays with the notion that merely existing is an awesome win, and being a grump after this singular win is a singular err. A Singular Err, Over, And Over In spite Of halving one The existence lottery … Continue reading

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POEM: Mine Your Own Busyness

Here is a poem about the sacred and profane journey toward presence of mind: Atop a mountain of undertakings He overlooked his guru Desperately wanting to be A little slower With deaf-defying pleas As the guru came fourth With quiet … Continue reading

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POEM: Heir Conditioning a Burning Planet

This poem is a playful romp of mixed metaphors surrounding the destruction of our planet through climate change. May Mother Earth and future generations find relief from this onslaught. Heir Conditioning a Burning Planet When the empire culls You out … Continue reading

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POEM: Like Night and Day

I am both a known provocateur, which can be a little challenging to others around me, and an insatiably curious observer and commenter on life, meaning no harm what sow ever. This poem plays with the inevitable misunderstandings that arise … Continue reading

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POEM: Awe for One, and Won For All

This poem is a reflection on the proposition of “you don’t have to live like a refugee” and living simply so others may simply live. May no one have to live like a refugee. Awe for One, and Won For … Continue reading

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POEM: Political I con

Here is some poetic justice for Donald Trump, aka The Don, an unworthy political icon. May we learn from his massive cautionary tail. Political I con From Fifth Avenue He shot Too star dumb All tolled Knot exactly a reality … Continue reading

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