AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   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:  P Lewis, iJudith Mays, iMyles Saulibio, iD.E.Z. Butler, iFrank Ryan, iJill Eisnaugle, iD. Vegas, i

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

Kate Burnside

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Poetry
· 898 Titles
· 16,990 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Feb, 2004

Kate Burnside, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Diamonds For A Dollar
by David Snowdon

Set in Miami, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Ohio, Detroit, Pensacola and New Orleans, this action-packed US thriller is a killer!..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Route Seventy To The Power Seven
by Kate Burnside
Saturday, April 09, 2005
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Kate Burnside
•  Gypsy
•  Water Baby
•  Defeat
•  In The Bath
•  Eclipse
           >> View all 898



ROUTE SEVENTY TO THE POWER SEVEN


Every child knows
not to step on the cracks
in the pavement;
it is the knowledge
we are born with.

But, slipping through,
I inhabit those angles of space
that project as tangents between;
those lines - my home -
the only place I dwell content.

They are subterranean pathways;
cosmic highways to
an ever-expanding universe.

Life is a matter of time and reality:
quality of moment versus quantity.

A geometric algebraic formulation
laid down on the streets,
written in the stars
and encrypted in the rhythm
of a heartbeat.

Life versus existence
is reality divided by time.

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


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


Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 4/11/2005
Quite a thought-provoking ending line on a thought-provoking poem.
Kudos, Kate!
Reviewed by L. Figgins 4/10/2005
Love this, Kate. Powerful last line. This is where all poets dwell. It's a 'matter' of connecting the dots between...I have a funny little ditty for you:

Love2
Pythagorus
was amorous
over shapely numbers
-LG
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/10/2005
I hated that childhood rule - so I always slipped between those cracks, too - and it was marvelous!
Reviewed by jude forese 4/10/2005
metaphysical metaphor extraordinaire!
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 4/10/2005
Life is a matter of time and reality:
quality of moment versus quantity.

kate...wonderful....fantastic write...clap clap clap...love n luck....BHUWAN!!!
Reviewed by George Carroll 4/9/2005
I used to jump over them when I was a kid, now I know why. Splendid
Reviewed by Dave Harm 4/9/2005
Great write... in a world of circles, no walls, no lines, no cracks, we can't fall through, or fall out...
Reviewed by joseph miller 4/9/2005
... laid down on the streets, written in the stars ...
I can't explain why I love those lines. Great write!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/9/2005
I love what we can discover in those in-between spaces..
You Kate, are an excellent guide with superior direction
Another gem!

Eileen
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 4/9/2005
Whow! Blew me away Kate!
You are missed and I am glad to
were having back!
Sincerely,
Becca P (Henry) Lang
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/9/2005
excellent write, kate! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/9/2005
Kate,

An enthralling universe you take us to--magical! Mystical! MARVELOUS!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Popular Poetry (Philosophy)
  1.  Omnifarious Humanity
  2.  Sparked From Within
  3.  Orgasm...
  4.  Without imitating self...
  5.  Hail Caesar...
  6.  ...a clock trickling down...
  7.  Rich Tapestry of Death
  8.  Give As Good As You Get
  9.  Knowing Not
  10.  Or not...

Everything (Available in print; e-book, 2nd Ed.; and Kindle, 3rd Ed.) by Robert Wood

A unique perspective about the reality of existence, the meaning of life, the true impact of relationships between human beings and all life as well as the spirit world, and the im..  
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.