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We Are Flotsam

Listen to poem:
(with a spark of God)

To govern a myriad selection
Of one mind and legion.
Top tier parasitic collection
From every living region.

It's not subjective good or evil,
Moral or immoral, right or wrong --
But, a wanton cellular mass primeval
Versus ego and super-ego strong.

Toxic algae over jellyfish abundant,
Floating in poisons of our making:
CO2, methane, livestock redundant.
Do Vegans dream of plant life taking?

Al Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram:
Brain-dead sheep of the clan,
Following blindly without exam,
Trading for virgins on Ramadan.

Black holes wandering
About Yellowstone caldera.
Plague virus pondering
A Thermonuclear plethora.

Anthropogenic extinction sirens:
Suffocating on dead Phytoplankton;
Lost in narcotics and hallucinogens;
Obsessive love via Keats and Byron.

At the precipice of an extraordinary evolution,
We must rid ourselves of ancient superstitions.
To continue our rise, or reverse in devolution?
Agnosticism seems wise -- so say my suppositions.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 7/22/2016 8:25:00 AM
Very honest and up-front; anger is good in that it makes us change things. Like this a lot.
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Tom Arnone
Date: 7/22/2016 9:10:00 AM
Thanks, Phil. :-)
Date: 7/10/2016 5:41:00 PM
We should all be angry about a lot of things, Tom. You are a smart guy!
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Tom Arnone
Date: 7/11/2016 10:36:00 AM
Andrea, I'm sure you know we are all a balance (more or less) of smart and stupid! ;-)