Category Archives: reflections

Donald Trump  is real and also fake

So Donald Trump  is real and not a fake Like the News,the Russians and the guns Well, wonders never cease nor chasms gape Will the Queen give him a piece of cake? If it’s rich,it might give him the runs … Continue reading

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Argument is pointless, love is key

Compare the BBQ on the hill to Nero fiddling while Rome burned The burning road with  buses overfull Old and poor folk crammed ,Calcutta like- The burning road objects ,its tarmac boils Swallows a man’s leg,this is no fake. With … Continue reading

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Against Cartesianism

https://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/Onto/OntoDerk.htm   “Conway’s Criticisms of Cartesian Dualism. Conway presents a total of six arguments for what she calls the convertibility of matter and spirit. By this she means that matter and spirit are not totally different substances but are able … Continue reading

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Philadelphus “Belle Étoile”

Deep down in the clay and soil Where the worms and brethren toil Roots of all my garden shrubs Twine in their long lust and love. Invisible  yet holy life, Sacramental, without price. Love is hidden in the dark Waiting … Continue reading

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I shall not hate

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The word laundry

The “word laundry” is very busy now: The “non involved,” the children “used as shields” Creating euphemisms and bloody how! Certain words we cannot yet allow Tampax,blood and women who, paid,  yield The word laundry is very busy now With … Continue reading

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There is a space or void where love was sent

Between the world and how we represent The nameless by a name and even place There is a space or void in our intent. What mother saw, what father really meant How love and hate might intertwine in space. In … Continue reading

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Surrender to the otherness of all

Tact and subtle actions  create life Assertive force destroys  another’s soul To the High and  Holy One, we’re wife. The way we go seems but a throw of dice Yet destiny will beckon, though we crawl Tact and subtle actions … Continue reading

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Math lover

My love was so elliptical it passed Before the first one realised and grasped But now I prefer the straight lines to connect Or perhaps an obtuse angle I’ll bisect In truth, I  married mental furniture His mind was  parabolic … Continue reading

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Or is it to manipulate she’s here?

The widow makes complaints, as if I’m God Again she says she loved her husband  dear I would love to help her if I could There are a few alternatives to plot Accept, endure, there is no answer clear The widow … Continue reading

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