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Tomorrow’s another day, when this present is dead and done In reality one rotation, on earths path around the sun The position can be calculated, but what lies in store unknown Our planet’s measurable, not unpredictable like skin and bone And what happened in the past, ripples on through today Unnoticed in black space, random events still come our way Set forth in motion, from an indivisible speck of creation Seeded is life, seeded is death, seeded by quantum vibration Does evolution even matter, is what we see, what we get A generation tries find purpose, then hands over to the next Accumulations of knowledge, with caveats of past mistakes Our monkey business perhaps, one condition we cannot shake Are we simply apex animals, who developed higher brains Beasts of untold genius, primal instinct runs through our veins Intelligence driving us mad, at odds with ethics and morals A fixation on mortality, conflicts of minds causing quarrels What is consciousness, from which dimension do we view Electric signals in our heads, or cosmic portals seeping through Wherever this source comes from, and nobody knows for sure So many gods and theories, small wonder life’s obscure Cryptic forces build reality, but not readily understood Dark energy, Higgs fields, the shape of Genomes in our blood Crucified by curiosity, because of our advanced minds Is the price of being too clever, really just making us blind What brings manifestation, should we look for reason at all Why not sheer oblivion, how come an infinite large and small Born to die is simple, living forever way too complex Does truth lie in the medium, where chosen ones intersect Where are you Jesus Where are you Muhammad Where are you God Where are you Buddha Where are you Allah I’m wide awake, in this land of nod By David Kavanagh

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Date: 7/5/2022 2:39:00 PM
The present is dead and done Electric signal's But where are the God's Slumbering in Nod-Land
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David Kavanagh
Date: 7/5/2022 3:12:00 PM
I honestly don’t know if it’s us that are asleep or them, but I feel awake, most of the time anyway, if not pretty vacant inside, cheers David
Date: 7/4/2022 3:56:00 PM
Intriguing read, David. Much to think about. There's a lot of truth in what you say and ask. IMHO with out limited processors (brains / minds) we want to be specific so we can be sure and secure in things that need to be observered and considered in their expended form to become comprehendable. Just a thought. Enjoyed the read. Write On! I'm following your poetry now. :-) Bill
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David Kavanagh
Date: 7/5/2022 1:19:00 AM
Thank you Bill, your comment is very relevant to my poems, I do see the beauty of reality, and for most people that’s probably enough and will stop there, but sometimes when that veneer is scratched, a whole different reality suddenly appears, questioning our original perspective, that’s what intelligence does, I am what I am, I’m not out to corrupt what people believe, I just point out that I don’t see it the same way, cheers David
Date: 7/4/2022 8:56:00 AM
Wow David, you are tempting profoundly in this one. Or at least tempting profoundlier than usual. Lots to think about... Have you ever listened to "The Galaxy Song" from Monty Python's movie "The Meaning of Life"? The video is worth a look see. Thanks as always David...
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Jeff Connelly
Date: 7/4/2022 11:27:00 AM
Yes David, it's ALL pretty much bonkers...
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David Kavanagh
Date: 7/4/2022 9:22:00 AM
I’m familiar with the song Jeff, I think John Cleese uses it to get a live liver donation, from some (woman) madcap stuff, but the words in the song make a lot of sense, “there’s bugger all down here on earth” I see your connection, sometimes I need to point out the insanity that intelligence brings, cheers David
Date: 7/4/2022 7:05:00 AM
Thoughtful observations David. I'll dwell on this awhile. Thank you for sharing! Linda
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David Kavanagh
Date: 7/4/2022 8:03:00 AM
Heya Linda, perhaps not too long, one could go quite insane trying to figure out reality, and absolute purpose for our universe and humanity, but I like to tackle the bigger picture, which gives me reason in itself, cheers David
Date: 7/3/2022 2:58:00 PM
I like this it is thought provoking. Perhaps we are too undeveloped to see the creator. In this land of nod we are too distracted with the wrong things.
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David Kavanagh
Date: 7/3/2022 3:48:00 PM
Thank you Karen, a lot of distractions and so many questions come with human intelligence, I’m agnostic myself so I try keep an open mind, but whomever or whatever is pulling the strings, I’m in the dark, yet still feel compelled to ask searching questions thank you so much for stopping by, cheers David