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  Exo-Genesis
by Paul Williams
Sunday, April 09, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Unlock the door only if you’re prepared
to go though…


Exo-Genisis


 


‘Juju’ whispered the shaman.


 


Drums resonated


a skin taught rhythm of Eden, fire


incantations and utterances of souls


in intent  foot stomp.


Abhoa, tribal shape shifter


danced a lapsing Leopard frenzy


into catatonic schizophrenia.


His Ostrich feather cosmos smudging the smoke


of the chosen


awaiting the blessings of the spirits they invoke.


 


The sun fell, and the world was sleeping


when the air spirits came. Their hair like straw


malevolent mendacious eyes.


They took the chosen in shinning fleet,


and with licentious tongues


they corrupted the language of innocents.


 


The alien among us had left us babbling


in the tower of Babel.


 


 


Paul Williams ©2006


 


 


 




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Reviewed by Rose L 4/14/2006
Having recently attended a Pow Wow in Central Florida, I can tell you that this particular piece resides in the heart of many people.

I particularly enjoy that your style of writing commands the reader toward self-reflection and responsibility.

Great write and a pleasure to become acquainted with such a talented writer!

Peace,

~Rose~
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/14/2006
Je veux me cacher, Paul. Thank you, though.

Love and peace,


Regis (Reg)
Reviewed by David Young 4/12/2006
Very good indeed.
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 4/11/2006
Fascinating~! And all without wasting a word~~!
B r a v o !!! 'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 4/11/2006
Exo-Genesis is an ecological link which unites us with the planet, the psychedelic experience longing to get back to paleolithic states. New shamanism movements integrate a world-view of traditional shamanism and link to the current environmental problems, goes like this,

The Airs you have poisoned
By your cars, your smoke,
your factories,
And again the Spiral's turning
Poison Air and poison Water
Trees start dying in the forest
Poison Air, poison your
children
Poison your
species.

I can feel the drumbeat and leopard-spirit stored in the forest of trees, Paul.

Sage
Reviewed by ~Indigo~ Elga 4/11/2006
Dear Paul,

Another of your exceptional writes, filled with strange and obscure visions, one can almost see the tribal shape shifter dancing and stomping around a fire, and hear the sound of resonating drums... superb imagery Paul.

Warmest hugs and love my dear friend.
do take care
Elga
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 4/10/2006
"corrupting the language of innocents" is an interesting concept. Think the malevolent mendacious eyes is/are so fitting as I always think the spirit of Babel is the spirit of division. Not only does this divisiveness split our tongues, but it also stops our ears. Like this exegesis on exo-genesis, Paul. TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/9/2006
Paul,

I am so glad I stepped through the door to a fascinating new world, not for the faint of heart. Excellent poetry!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 4/9/2006
Paul
You give us a peek into a fascinating and hallucinating scenario...
Not for the faint hearted...:)
Love the graphic !
Peter
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/9/2006

A true example of poetic excellence abounds in "Exo-Genesis", and flows through its imgery of symbolical and real depicting of a surreal hypnotic transe of intersouls communication.

I have enjoyed the reading of "Exo-Genesis".

I salute You, Poet!

Long healthy creative life.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/9/2006
Paul this is a bolt of lightning! Exceptional write, that provokes much thought! Hope there are more parts;-)...

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Sara Coslett 4/9/2006
Exo: outside, external to Genesis. Those Shamans aren't just manifesting schizophrenia, they are down right high as a kite on pot or psilocybin. Which can open the door to senses you only thought were awake.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/9/2006
Most chilling feel to this one Chuckie!!

But superb poetry!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/9/2006
. . . and we continue to babble and shriek and . . .
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/9/2006
Both chilling and fascinating, Paul!

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