Author Archives: The Poet's apprentice

WAVES AND SPARROWS

Even the smallest wave or ripple is supported by the whole ocean. Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings? And not one of them shall fall to the ground without your Father. If the waves would cease to wave … Continue reading

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BUTTERFLY’S EGG

Nature’s miniature opalescent crystal ball. Explore it from outside-in and your finest scientific eyes are lost in its unimaginable vastness which opens onto the totality of the outer universe. Nothing can be seen by blinded scientific eyes of the everything … Continue reading

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WHY DON’T YOU WANT TO KNOW?

Not knowing is a barrel tumbling over Niagara: darkness within danger without. Knowing is the full moon at midnight splashing light in the darkest corners. Wanting to know is taking responsibility for the good and the bad. Not wanting to … Continue reading

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FOUNDATION

The great Foundation on which all things rest is soon lost sight of, soon forgot, fails to hold man’s interest as entanglements lead to great confusion (due to the power of the great Illusion); until he cannot see what is … Continue reading

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THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Those who sow the wind reap the whirlwind. The politicians, seeing nothing better to do, sow the wind. Encourage the people to be dissatisfied (so that they can promise to satisfy them). Encourage the people to envy the rich; (promise … Continue reading

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SUNSET

Over and over, you and I sift the contents of our mind and try to find the people we think we might have been. Try as we will, behind the painted curtain, one thing is certain; Nothing is ever seen. … Continue reading

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GIVING HOSTAGES TO FORTUNE

When Fortune comes at last to claim his Hostage and all the days and hours are counted and the fragile papers, envelopes and postage and all those in-between days are discounted; and Pluto has reclaimed Eurydice’s earthly portion and Thracian … Continue reading

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