The Path Forward

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This is the message I am receiving, I am sending it to those who need to hear it.

The Path Forward



Consciousness grows,
the world as we know it
rapidly heaves in disgust
of the status quo.

Welcome to tyranny.

A whirlwind of fear and control
manages it's vice grip
upon the throat of mankind.
The skies, water, soil and your mind
are all being poisoned right now.

Realize the only path forward.
Gracefully, move through the changes.
Adapt to ups and downs.
 In spite of their shortcomings, love others.
Reach out your hand, lift up your brother.

Take up physical activity,
make yourself strong.
Nourish your body with healthy food,
your mind with sound ideas.
Develop your connection to spirit.
Allow nothing to separate you
 from your heart center.

Sharpen your mental focus,
Clear away the garbage of life
that oppresses you,
suppresses you,
 obsesses you.
No more sacred cows apply.

Now....

Calm yourself,
get centered to our great universe.

What is needed.... is within you.
You already possess it.

-M. Jacobs

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ginga commented on The Path Forward

01-01-2011

jake, Your message of cleansing is a well spoken one that many should embrace. Thank you for such sage advice. ginga

danmartyjake1

01/01/2011

Ginga, So nice to hear from you again. I really appreciate your comments relating to "The Path Forward", hopefully it will inspire others in the proper way. No one ever really knows how their written word will reach the reader, until they hear from another poet. One like you, as I admire your perspective on the world. Thank You So Much.

gogant commented on The Path Forward

12-09-2010

We all need to get in there and do the best we can, and get healthy while doing it. A nice revelry in a special verse............g

danmartyjake1

12/09/2010

Thanks for your comment. Smiles!

Chaos128 commented on The Path Forward

12-06-2010

You're preaching to the choir in my case,DMJ. But that doesn't lessen the genuine joy in hearing the message by one iota : )

danmartyjake1

12/09/2010

Oh Thanks for that, so much! Bless You!

Artie commented on The Path Forward

12-06-2010

Marion, I love this piece! It's great to see you writing again, and your skills are still in top form - 10 from me

danmartyjake1

12/09/2010

Artie, A treat to hear from you. Many thanks for checking out my poem. I miss you. Let's chat sometime.

knight4696 commented on The Path Forward

12-06-2010

Wow Marion!! What a fantastic write! This is so full of wisdom and inspiration! I love this!! It's a 10x10x10 and a top of my fave list! :) Awesome Write my friend! :) Ken

danmartyjake1

12/06/2010

Ken, grateful to you for your response. I am so glad I am not alone, not numb, not asleep.

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech writer.

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