The Forgotten Song August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem presents the idea that we have forgotten the song of love and praise that joins us to our Creator.
Do you remember that song of praise
That we sang when our hearts were ablaze
With the love that our Creator bestows
I Am Your Fate August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is about factory work.
I’m not man or machine
I’m just something in between
–Robert John “Mutt” Lange, from the song “Lovin’ Every Minute of It”
You’re the man upstairs doing fine
While I’m stuck here on this assembly line
I’m not man or ...
When You’re Out On The Street August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is about homelessness.
When you’re out on the street
In the summer day’s heat
And you see me in rags
Just holding some bags
Remember the high price
You paid for looking so nice
For I wear no disguise
‘Cause I can’t compromise
And I’m not trying ...
Rituals vs. Universal Love August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is an imaginary dialogue between Kongzi (Confucius) and Mozi, two ancient Chinese philosophers.
The goal that my teachings have planned
Is social order throughout the land
How will you achieve this noble aim
And make for yourself a name?
I will teach people ...
Relationships: Illusion And Reality August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is about love and the attempt to limit love.
Is a relationship a way
For a person to play
With another’s heart
And then to depart?
Or can one speak a vow
That is able to somehow
Make a bond last forever
No matter the weather?
Other People August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is about the heaven and hell of relationships.
Hell is other people.
Hell is other people who
No matter what you do
Always find something to judge
They drag you through the sludge
And see through your thin disguise
As they shred you with ...
In This Human Frame August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is about the strange experience of being in a human body.
Why am I in this human frame
That is at birth given a name?
Isn’t this name only a handle
And this body but a ‘brief candle’?
If the body is my ...
For Ralph Waldo Emerson August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is dedicated to Emerson, the 19th century American essayist and poet.
You were born in a young country of ideals
In a country with no king and no one kneels
But this country with its new constitution
Was created through a bloody ...
Be Thankful August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem was written just before Thanksgiving.
Is thanksgiving appropriate today
When the world is in such disarray?
With all of our confusion
And growing disillusion
Be thankful that it won’t stay this way
The Dog And The Wolf August 30, 2014 ShareThis poem is about choices. It is based on Aesop’s fable of the same name.
There was once a lean wolf, hungry and weak,
Who encountered a proud dog, fat and sleek.
The dog looked at the hungry wolf and said,
“With such a ...