14 May 2014

One Hundred and Twenty-One


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To the greatest questions: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?
There can ultimately be no answers more than speculation.
Agnostic |agˈnästik| noun: a person who believes
That nothing is known or can be known
Of the existence or nature of God
Or of anything beyond material phenomena;
A person who claims neither faith nor disbelief in God.

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Why be bound by any geographical collusion?
Why be bound by any human concoction?
Why be bound by anything imagined?

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Why be bound by the limitations
Of the frame of reference of any other
When you are truly beyond all.

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So exceedingly insignificant
As to make the definition of puny
Gargantuan in comparison.

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It is all just one collusion or another.

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So simple as to be practically nothing.
Cotton candy sweetly wafting in  a dream.

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What is the body, the world, the universe,
But a temporal infringement of agony and ecstasy,
An intrusion of mortality’s ephemeral nature,
A distraction from what you truly are.

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DNA suffers no ethical dilemmas, no moral quagmires.
Its only mindless concern is its genetic survival and continuity.
In that quest, no course of action endures any reflection, whatsoever.
“The end justifies any means” is its only true law, its only abiding directive.
Anyone living is only here now because of every possible permutation imaginable
Since the mystery of existence came into being in the puddle of some long ago.