Black Poetry : About Life, About Earth

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  1. WindWalker

    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ABOUT LIFE, ABOUT EARTH


    Some believe life is but dust
    blowing in winds of chance,
    ‘til death stills the winds.
    Here, in this silent stillness;
    despair pervades thought,
    creates a world of zombies
    with rock hearts and ice minds.

    And now, even angels
    no longer set foot in this place
    for who would frequent a world
    where death is the final legacy
    and the masters choose it this way?

    Do the rhythms of the sea;
    it’s tides and flux and streams
    tell us there is more?
    No longer: not the sea, why would it?
    No, not the sea, but whales!
    Ahhh, the whales who still sing
    their strange songs within the waters
    and halfway across the globe
    their brethren hear and respond.

    But technology rips the song apart:
    a technology of instant gratification;
    of instant death: the whale dies first
    then the worshiper of alien thought,
    the maker of death – the man
    also dies, silenced by his own noise.

    No good standing upon the shore
    today: the song has died and yes,
    earth life has become nothing
    but a speck of cosmic dust.
     
  2. ryss77

    ryss77 Active Member MEMBER

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    cool

    :cool: :cool:

    this piece makes me think and remember where i come from and how fast i can lose it.
    thanks for the reminder.
    we all need one from time to time.
    better late than never.
    be peace!
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Wind

    This is on point~ I like!!


    N2
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    yes indeed

    this one taketh me back to where it starts
    and where i am now ........allowing me too
    understand how fast it can be lost......thank u 4 dis:eek:
     
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