A Greater Understanding

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  • pocketofdreams6
  • If I speak in the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a tinkling symbol. And if I have prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And if I dole out all my goods, and if I deliver my body that I may boast but have not love, nothing I am profited. Love is long suffering, love is kind, it is not jealous, love does not boast, it is not inflated. It is not discourt

A Greater Understanding

The World Wars were written with sequels because they have already been written out, the third eye, stare straight above at the pyramid in the sky, land of freedom, land of beautiful disaster, I clearly see the countries evil consumes, as clear as you standing directly in front of me, I can feel your feelings, your hardships, your God forsaken losses, Death in one eye, and life in the other, I hand you my eyes to hold for just one day, with your arms as tall as towers, staring down at all the ants and stars, Two purposes, the beauty and the bright, gold and silver glitter, with organisms grasping them, biting, stinging, and fighting each other for piles opposite of peace, may disease strike upon them like lightning from God knows where.  They never understood the souls that never die, just leave on vacations; and breathe, and think, and drink, and sink.

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ginga commented on A Greater Understanding

10-28-2009

pocket, This is a fine poem. I mean a really really spectacular emoting and mood symbolism poem ful of soul and living that I so relate to. I hope this poem wins this week cause it wins in my world! ginga

pocketofdreams6

10/30/2009

My poetry will never win in any weeks, because they simply don't understand!

Artie commented on A Greater Understanding

10-24-2009

I really enjoy your style. The first few lines are so profound - The World Wars were written with sequels because they have already been written out - it says so much about how we view these historical events - part 1 part 2..... it almost trivializes them. Then you shoot right into the reference to money and freedom - war, money, freedom - it's almost like a recipie, but what are we making? 10 from me

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Walt Whitman, American Poet (1819-1892)

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