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  Didactic Tomorrow
by jude forese
Thursday, March 03, 2005
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The world is entangled
With cultural and religious joust

The human voice buzzing
With morality story and terrorist innuendo

It has a sinister tonal quality
Sounding like a tribal war song
Interfused within the circuitry
Of info-techno globalization

Casting a shade of fear and speculation
Of what may come
And what may never be

Sounding like enigmatic mind songs
Articulated at inaudible frequencies

Searching for truth
In the neurons of thought and action
In an assemblage of invisible poets

The world is surrounded with devastation
Passionately clawing
Into the skin of evolution

Pivoting on the zenith of an historic altercation
To stumble through the rim of the known universe

Dreams of a didactic tomorrow
Will rise from within tattered tombs

Converging upon the impetus and thrust
Of a growing few
  



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Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 7/19/2005
yes yes...i believe there is a war on the collective psyche..the media is ignorant and the people believe what they are fed...as people awaken they will begin to question alternate perspectives

love the word usage and determination of spirit here
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 3/5/2005
Government by representation always gives us someone or a few to point our fingers at when things don't go as we wish they would, but mass rule would, not only be worse, but unfortunately has failed everytime it has been attempted throughout history. It would be nice to believe that people care about others as they do themselves but that is a very rare find no matter who is sitting at the top of the food chain. Enlightenment will come, I pray it does not come too late. Exceptional writing, Robert!
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 3/5/2005
It's always only a few that's growing. Democracy makes for the better form of government, which is the many rule because man is not yet noble enough for a few to govern many without the tyrant prevailing. Nevertheless, the many rarely have the higher vision in view. That's gonna take a while. Intriguing penning, Jude.
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 3/4/2005
Your verses, Robert, except for one, use words of discord and tumultuousness with the precision of visions dreamed, and deemed unacceptable. This verse is the pivot,

"Searching for truth
In the neurons of thought and action
In an assemblage of invisible poets"

the end line, the mantra, the hope of tomorrows' existence. Powerful summarizing with the acid sting of Now's reality.

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon 3/4/2005
Hi there, long time no see, I know. But wanted you to know that you got me from the beginning with this one: "The world is entangled
With cultural and religious joust" Awesome stuff! ;) Silver
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 3/4/2005
WoW!!!!!
very insightful you can see it here at AD
it is in the news
in the barber shops
the stores......you got it all here
coined to a tee
Reviewed by J. Pajot 3/4/2005
Wonderfully stated!!!! For there will always be the Pheonix to rise from the ashes, no matter the depths of human folley.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/4/2005
It is very difficult to add to what has already been stated, Jude. You have grasped the essence of our world and expressed what is going on in your "as usual" great poetic style. Thank you. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/4/2005
An exceptional, powerful write from the master's pen...excellent!!
Reviewed by Dale Clark 3/4/2005
Yes we must learn from mistakes and
the sooner the better. Powerful piece.


Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/4/2005
well said
Reviewed by L. Figgins 3/4/2005
Powerful and prophetic! You are a master of mood, ditto on KB's comments about the tone and diction. I have read this poem several times, and I see it scrolled down a screen as a preface to a film. I can even hear the "music" in the background. For all its darkness, and the world is dark at this moment, you offer us hope at the end...
Reviewed by Janet Parker 3/4/2005
Great ideas, Jude. But, will we ever learn? That's the question. Very well written.
Reviewed by D May (Reader) 3/4/2005
Great message here. Waiting and hoping. Very powerful write Robert.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/4/2005
Powerful read Robert!!

Something to re read many times...and to focus what's really

going on!!

Thanks for sharing your powerful pen!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/4/2005
Hitting the reality button here Ace, though we may want to ignore we just can't do that life and the world around us has to be dealt with.

Felix
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 3/4/2005
Right On!
TY Rob, this is a keeper.

Be well
Ch'erie
Reviewed by Tiana ~ (Reader) 3/4/2005
So much truth here, Jude ... Powerful and excellent write ...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/4/2005
There are days I look and listen to the world and wonder how it is that I still believe that all will be aa we dream...........I am glad to see that you too still allow for these thoughts because the more that believe the quicker it will happen :-) Okay I'll admit it I had to look up a few definitions this time :-) This is a great write, wish I knew words the way that you do.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/4/2005
The world is surrounded with devastation
Passionately clawing
Into the skin of evolution

And one has to wonder who and what will survive.
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*® 3/4/2005
Ace,

This poem causes our minds to focus
on the reality of the world around us.
There are many with eyes that do not see
and poet's like you help to give them sight.
In this, there is hope for a better tomorrow.

Blessings,
Joseph
Reviewed by George Jackson 3/4/2005
"terrorist innuendo"...man, I love that. Powerful stuff, Robert.
Reviewed by Chanti Niven 3/4/2005
Hey you don't need me Jude. You are brilliant all on your own. Jokes aside, doing a collab with you was the most wonderful experience. I posted the result in my den. 'Silent Horizon'
This is such a valid statement about our society and current affairs. I must admit that I just read Kate Burnside's comments (I don't usually read the comments of others first) and am as always amazed at her incredible insight and eloquence. She is some lady isn't she?
Thanks again talented poet.
Chanti
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/4/2005
Echoing Carolyn here, I truly hope that there will be a rising groundswell of the increasing few who have the "wise after the event" words that are to be spoken prophetically, now, before they happen, in the way that you always do. Those who are truly wise, perhaps, need to commit to learning from histories' sorry cyles of boom and bust, both civil and financial. Don't think society has ever cottoned on to the fact that, sooner or later, decadence ALWAYS destroys those civilisations that come to depend on it - from outside and within. Sorry, must be the word "didactic" in the title has set me off! The tone and diction are great here for setting up your proposition: it fuels the paranoia and is suitably "wirey" and "techno"-feeling. This poem describes well how it feels for woolly little blobs like me to feel out of our skins and vulnerable in an increasingly hard-nosed and hard-drive world. And it's like a ricocheting gunshot warning. Gives me the feeling of staring, alien and hopeless, at a load of disconnected and "blown" wire-circuitry that I haven't a clue how to fix: mind-bending!! TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/4/2005
Yup, it sure is like Noah's days.
But it won't be water, but fire.
The world is descending into self man made oblivion...
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 3/3/2005
let us hope that that "growing few" survive...
nicely done, sir ace.
Reviewed by Daniel Kraus JR (Reader) 3/3/2005
This is a true grasp of what was and is now. Very strong, real. Will peace ever be seen? Don't know hope so. Great write.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 3/3/2005

A true poetic depicting of today´s reality brings a message of alertness through "Didactic Tomorrow".


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
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