Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Questianity 2B: Lord Of The Flies

i tire of inane questianity
religious certainty
misleading synchronicity
perfect ideality
factual pomposity
alternative reality
To Bill i say just let me be.

Its true i have an arrangement
with flies
but mosquitoes buzz and bite
scoffing at all entreaty
so i kill them.

The existence of a god
or eternal life
matter not one whit
if you live your life
best that you see fit.

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Blogger (c) sleight of mind 2006 said...

Glenn, these are all brilliant poems, a pleasure to wake up in the morning and read. You have real talent :)

Wednesday, May 10, 2006 11:51:00 AM  
Blogger rch said...

Wow that last verse is a sledgehammer right between the eyes! Truly great writing Glenn.



Wednesday, May 10, 2006 3:31:00 PM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Hi Leigh and Bob, Takes one to know one I always say:-) Thanks for your kind words.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006 4:07:00 PM  
Blogger (c) sleight of mind 2006 said...

Hey, thank you for the link :)

Saturday, May 13, 2006 6:48:00 PM  
Blogger (c) sleight of mind 2006 said...

By the way, and forgive me if this is a very stupid question, who is Bill?

Saturday, May 13, 2006 7:48:00 PM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

He's a relatively unknown poet, who was once quite well known for lines such as
"To be or not to be..."
(two questions?)
HIs name was William Shakespeare.
Hope that helps :-P

Saturday, May 13, 2006 11:36:00 PM  
Blogger (c) sleight of mind 2006 said...

heehee, not mr golding then... :)

Sunday, May 14, 2006 1:03:00 AM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Nope, nor Burroughs. But of course there is a segue.

Sunday, May 14, 2006 1:05:00 AM  
Anonymous Travis Jay Morgan said...

Nicely written poem, creatively displaying your philosophy. As far as the message goes, it left me with these thoughts... Do we know what the best fit for our life is? Probably not. The best we can probably do is to be aware of our being, aware of this very present moment. "inane questianity" seems to be the result of all this "religious certainty"
"misleading synchronicity"
"perfect ideality"
"factual pomposity"
"alternative reality"

sometimes one must question all of these lies to see through to the truth in order to to "live best you see fit"

Best Regards, Travis

Sunday, May 14, 2006 10:22:00 AM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Hi Travis, I was in the frame of mind of - talking about it is not doing/being it. The only way to know some of the answers is to die, and even then its doubtful whether we can know anything.
Take care,

Sunday, May 14, 2006 11:40:00 AM  

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