Category Archives: Poetry

A lunatic life

“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams — this may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as … Continue reading

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We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself

As a prelude to an article I’m working on now that I plan to publish shortly, I offer you Carl Sagan’s words… The Cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. Our contemplations of the Cosmos … Continue reading

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Majestic sunrise

It’s sad but true that one can be Adept at counting numbers, Yet at the same time fail to see Which ones make up the wonders. All things in life may be defined As strings of ones and zeroes. Discernment … Continue reading

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We are what we do

United Nations conference on environment and development Rio de Janeiro 3-14 June 1992 Severn Suzuki: Coming up here today, I have no hidden agenda. I am fighting for my future. I am here to speak for all generations to come. … Continue reading

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On the fragility of life

~~~ Planet Earth is 4,600 million years old. If we condense this inconceivable time-span into an understandable concept, we can liken Earth to a person of 46 years of age. Nothing is known about the first seven years of this … Continue reading

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Once upon a dream

There once was just this little bard who dreamt of being great. A tale begins. Words on an empty slate Advent’rous soul, explorer, he set foot upon the path. The way unclear; could not see far sought wisdom from a … Continue reading

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Unknown universe

A timely follow-on from my recent wibble ‘Focus‘, gleaned from a comment on a recent article by Guy McPherson on Transition Voice (well worth a read — especially the comment thread.) This video* represents ‘The Known Universe‘: and yet most … Continue reading

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Focus

While I agree that it’s important not to sweat the small stuff, I believe that it’s just as important to keep one’s eye on the ball and not lose sight of the wood for the trees.

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Mitakuye Oyasin

Music: ‘Gran Canyon’ from ‘The Enchanting Sounds of North America’ by Higher Plain Drifting. Mitakuye Oyasin May the Fourth be with you.

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Occupy Love

About the film – Occupy Love

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