SCENE SEEN

   SCENE SEEN We live in just a few frames of the film that tells the epic tale of existence, and, through careful study of our moment, we believe we can grasp the whole picture. Maybe, assuming the plot’s logical and our faith (founded in cause and effect) is unerring, we can work out the […]

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PAYLOAD SPECIALIST

PAYLOAD SPECIALIST for Christa McAuliffe McAulliffe, lone civilian on doomed flight, who staked her life on those whom she believed would bring her fame that she could use to teach when she returned to Earth, shall be long grieved. For something sadly simple as a seal the engines catastrophically failed. Let’s not point fault, but rather […]

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Moral Compass

Needle spins too fast to point in firm direction, easy to lose way. No one anymore can distinguish greater good from lesser evil. When profit is weighed against cost in human lives, we sail uncompassed.  

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THE TIME OF MY LIFE

THE TIME OF MY LIFE If I could travel back into times past to see the truth of history and such, I don’t think I would want my stay to last. I simply couldn’t stand to stay there much. The future, many generations hence, would only make me want to return here. Where once I […]

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Unseen Giant

UNSEEN GIANT There was once a large planet called “9” Since not seen, no one dared to assign a name to this body, but, not to seem shoddy, on its structure and mass they’d opine.  

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Morphed

  Masons Road joy poetry MORPHED The blissful butterfly seems unconcerned, while sipping nectar, flitting with its mate, but it remembers everything it learned when caterpillar seemed its only fate. When it could merely inch along and feed to saturate its flesh with pungency of bitter leaves – a deft defense, indeed, from predators from […]

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DARK GRAVITY

DARK GRAVITY The speed of light’s the limit, so we hold, as frequencies get stretched past infrared, and all the universe is growing cold a process that apparently has sped almost impossibly since it began because expansion should reduce its vim, and gravity should be custodian and sweep together, not its antonym. Thermodynamics on the […]

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THEN AS NOW

THEN AS NOW The first paintings on walls in a cave by Cro-Magnons were really quite brave. In the Arts, life was tough. Early critics were rough, and, at openings, few would behave. It is interesting to realize that most cave art was actually done by women.  The assumption that cavemen painted cave art was […]

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