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SHAKERS AND STIRRERS
To illuminate the extraordinary goings-on
in our so tense and deeply twilit terrestrial sphere,
it is necessary to take a long and unhurried
celestial view, one stemming from the stars as it were.
As a bare minimum, observers should note the presence
of a perhaps quite small number of shakers and stirrers,
mixers maybe, groups of men whose secret and sole purpose
is to seed chaos, stymying able mens’ best efforts.
Man is imaginative, a mover and creator,
one who sees a problem, then a myriad solutions,
who sees mud as an opportunity, never a mire;
someone willing, who can and does shape his own destiny.
Good men, who see much, are also blind, for they find it hard
to ascribe destructive motives to the bad of their kind.
(Challenge words : illuminate extraordinary tense
terrestrial twilight celestial stars minimum presence)