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  Nest Pest
by Tom Kitt
Friday, September 21, 2007
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Family structures, if they do not honor their children as do the birds in Spring have as much utility as stagnant pools in a river of change. The shock of being pushed out of the nest is an initiation into self-awareness. It is a rite of passage that initiates the young to the death process that is the only path to life. This death represents an end to expectation & desire. It is a death to points of view - to ego. The life to be recovered is the completeness we are when our points of view are one. In other words, it is our thinking that keeps us away from who we are.
Because parents in general do not have correct information they usually react to over-protect. This in turn creates the expectations & desires that are the roots of pain. As children defer to the easier escapes the pain follows naturally as a corrective device. This is the eternal Way(a); the self-correcting way of nature.


Liberties taken, tempers flare
Need to cut loose on my cares
Need a safe place to vent the pain
Trusting your love I abuse your care.

All the passions of my past
Demand expression, won’t depart
All those things left unresolved
All my issues just won’t dissolve.

Feel like a funnel unable to flow
Pressure building, want to blow!
But I’m blocked - don't know how to go
No one taught me about the flow.

Frustration builds and so it goes
Many mistakes - attempts to grow
Like a prisoner with a million keys
Wish I knew the one that frees.

Maybe I am being a pest
Want security without the fee
But, they won’t do what birds know best
Too afraid I'll fail the test.


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Ref.(a)Tao Te Ching
     

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 11/21/2007
well said
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 11/19/2007

There are plenty of eggs in this "Nest Pest"... They hold many secrets in their exoteric appearance... The fourth stanza impresses me:
"Frustration builds and so it goes
Many mistakes - attempts to grow
Like a prisoner with a million keys
Wish I knew the one that frees." < < < Very esoteric and exoteric; ontologic and teleologic concepts flowing, and the closing strophe makes one learn:
"Maybe I am being a pest
Want security without the fee
But, they won’t do what birds know best
Too afraid I'll fail the test."

Magnificent, bountiful stream of wisdom in the forest of mankind.


I salute You, Poet.

In reverent admiration,


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/22/2007
Wow! This is a pretty powerful and a deep mind venting write. You do bring out so many good points though. Sometimes parents can cripple their children and as they grow to adulthood it can be a very painful process...Great write...

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 9/21/2007
leaving the nest is tough even in the best of situations-a well written poem-

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