AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
Happy 4th of July!
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Denise Nowakowski, iLonnie Hicks, iNickolaus Pacione, iDonna Lynch, iRoxanne Bland, iTom Kitt, iGreg Pendleton, i

  Home > Philosophy > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Ed Matlack

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 5,730 Titles
· 43,542 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Aug, 2003

Ed Matlack, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
YESHUA, A Personal Memoir of the Missing years of Jesus
by Stan Law (aka Stanislaw Kapuscinski)

Visionary/Metaphysical fiction is set in the context of a historical novel. It is inspired by the statement by Edgar Cayce, the late American prophet, that Jesus had visi..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Non-conformist
by Ed Matlack
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Ed Matlack
•  The pitfualls of self-help books...
•  Him...
•  The less I have, the more I have...
•  Be...
•  Zen & the Art of Reading...
           >> View all 5,705

Non-conformist…


 


They who do not conform,


Though they sometimes on their knees perform,


Sometimes they are a beautiful art form,


Therein they have to change and transform…


 


To follow in the footsteps of their guru,


They must first adhere to the law of the giver,


For they do become baptized in the blood river,


Cold it is so much, they do quiver…


 


The messenger does cometh,


They do believe on him as they do succumbth,


To his power, his strength but he is scum,


Don’t follow his path, don’t be a conformist


       © ed ~ 1/22/05

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
Zippity-doo-da! Hurray! Hot Diggity! (who, in their right mind would copy me?... I ask ya! hehe)

Conformity is for those with no imagination. They want to "fit in" and be "accepted"... validated. Phooey! Van Gogh, Einstein, Beethoven, and the Wright Brothers... all nonconformists, all laughed at, all criticized. The world is always made better by those who listen to their "different drummer" Eddie M... Thank goodness! Great piece, dear heart! katy xox.
Reviewed by Ian Thorpe
FROM:The Life of Brian
Brian:
"You don't have to do what anybody tells you, you must think for yourselves"
Crowd (as one):
"Yes master, we must think for ourselves.
History suggests you might be flogging a dead horse on this one Ed.
best
Ian
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
Well what a dull world this would be if we were all alike and hey I kind of like the individuals here. Would not make them over for nothing.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Everyone should truly follow their own path - as you always seem to do, my friend.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
The greatest non conformer ever, is the path to tread..
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Great message in this one "Extremely Difficult" You !~!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Yes one must be careful who they listen to.
Reviewed by Danielle Mundy
I like the message in this, Ed. Conformity would be the death of true art, in my oppinion :) Enjoyed this
Popular Poetry (Philosophy)
  1.  Zen & the Art of Reading...
  2.  Be...
  3.  Blessings
  4.  Pause
  5.  Hail Caesar...
  6.  Old age is a myth...
  7.  Turn of the Worm
  8.  In Search of Virtue
  9.  ...i write...
  10.  Sum of All Seasons

Decoding the Language of God by George Cunningham

Refutes the evidence and arguments used by Francis Collins and others to reconcile Christianity with modern science and phlosophy. Gives metaphysical proofs of atheism...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.