Love Waited

This poem refers to spiritual love (spiritual union) and not to romantic love. There are more people who hate spiritual love than people who are disillusioned with romantic love. People can fall in love with someone romantically and never really know the person. On the other hand, spiritual love implies a deep knowing and understanding of the other person. The […]

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The Two Farmers

This poem is a new sonnet about an old idea. Two farmers walked out into their own fields; They planted all of their thoughts in the ground; Each one must partake of what his land yields, For what each man sowed was what did abound. The first farmer planted thoughts that were good; He sowed what was beneficial to share; […]

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Mistress Math

This is a tragicomic poem. Long ago, Math left her obscurity, And, soon after, she lost her purity; Men have embraced her in every field, For when they ask her, she always does yield; For she enjoys all of the attentions, And men ignore all of her false pretensions; See her standing under that pale lamp light? She is valued […]

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Dancing With The Dead: The Fall Of Civilization And The Return Of Life

What have we done with the world? With our civilization, we have sought to make the permanent out of the impermanent, the eternal out of the temporary. We have eternity in our hearts, but we don’t understand that this world is not eternal and cannot be a firm foundation for our hopes. Bodies and other physical things are, by their […]

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The Three Views

This poem is a Shakespearean sonnet about believers, atheists, and agnostics. Believers tell us daily, “God is there,” Although no one has proved that he exists; Their only weakness is that they’re aware That doubt and worry in their minds persists. The atheists do tell us, “God is not; Forget the fairy stories you believe; We must remove, from earth, […]

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