If Poets Wrote Holy Text

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Religion would be totally uninterpretable

like the Bible and the Koran and, like

the Torah, require scholars and doctors

of religion and poetics to figure it out.

  

Neo parables for the masses, alliteration

for the singing public, a text filled with rhymes

to capture the imagination of little children and big

children. Imagery, to paint the lonely walk of each

prophet, each messiah, each holy man inspired

by heaven or paradise or nirvana.

  

The poet writers would be absolutely obscure,

clear for long passages, before they retreat back

into personal images that mean something only

to them and the God that inspired their writing.

  

Oh, that's a lot like what we have now. The truth

is a big concept and there is room for all kinds

of prophets and poets. Like love and peace and ultimate

everything, truth becomes more obscure the more

you read the source material in the original

poetic format. 

  

allets

02-27-15

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How many sides to truth are

How many sides to truth are there? How many are visible? I am often aghast at those who are at the mercy of mens interpretations of something in comprehensible. Instead of a road to freedom the bind with chains of guilt and fear thus recognising power. A shepard is not a dictator, however he leads the flock and slaughters lambs. There is no truth but the one subscribed to. The mind boggles. The heart aches the soul knows.


Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am

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"The heart aches and the soul knows."

.

 

The difference between

information and wisdom

lives in what the soul

whispers to the heart

what the soul hears

the heart say.

.

To know is not enough

to see is the leap into knowing

to remember and not

disregard motherwit lessons

learned age after age.

.

Not found in crystal balls

or the dice thrown, seers are

passe, statistics predict

depending on who comes

to the number's table.

.

Nowhere is the place

to find  wise motion

in a world gone cuckoo.

.

Star

03-03-15

822a

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Lady A

 

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So perfectly true as much as

So perfectly true as much as it is beautifully written. Amen. 


Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am