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Failure to Comprehend

Behold the cosmos's bounty
Where elements combine
Into leopards and ladybugs
Dolphins and sea fans
The hot spring's white mists
The glistening sweat of man
See the infinite display
Black holes and stellar lights
Gifts of such generosity
This unfolding diversity
Unnatural the shadowed 
History of man--the claims 
Of one path, of one way
 Amidst such an array
Of wisdom and worlds
Therein lies our failure 
To comprehend

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  1. Date: 11/16/2010 7:07:00 PM
    wow, I am glad I came all the way back to see your first poem. YOu did a great job with this one, Linda. and that was so nice what you said to me about my poetry. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/8/2010 3:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on your featured poem this week Linda. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 7:41:00 AM
    Congrats Linda on your featured poem this week on the Soup... an excellent choice to feature and share .. thankxxx for your special comments on my poetry as well..luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of P.S.

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 7:30:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured piece this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 4/4/2010 4:42:00 PM
    enjoyed reading today, good one!!

  1. Date: 4/4/2010 4:00:00 PM
    Interesting use of imagery to convey your thoughts. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you continued success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 4/4/2010 1:37:00 PM
    Linda, many congratulations on your poetry being featured this week >> James

  1. Date: 3/12/2010 4:30:00 PM
    profound poem and ideas--again welcome!!