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Discovering Ourselves
by Edward Phillips
Thursday, July 02, 2015
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Discovering Ourselves

Born into a cold and empty universe
Without meaning without care
We each must find our way
And so we probe and tug and question
Every person place or thing.
We know not for what we search
Rejecting absurdities
Questioning each other while
Intermittently laughing and crying
At our foolishness.
Stopping only to refill or rearrange
Our probing data banks
Repairing our tentacles of discernment.
With each step confusion reigns
Dissension permeates
Wars breakout
They grip us with their claws
Strip us of our armor
Devour those they can.
Still we learn we adapt we discover
And out of this complex weighing
And fighting and balancing
We become less afraid of our environment
More hopeful of who we are
More caring of all we portend
More open to each other
More discerning of our friendships
Less demanding of others.
And eventually we may even find ourselves
In accord with some mystical quality
We cannot deny
Something that connects us all--
Dare we call it love?


  

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Reviewed by John Domino
Yes, Love conquers all. I Thank God that it does. Amen
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Very optimistic and telling. We are the sum of thousands of generations yearning to be free. And, to a certain extent, as you so eloquently point out in your poem, most people in the world are free to love one another without ill feelings or contempt.

While we have "become less afraid of our environment," I notice from reality shows that our brave souls when placed back in "a cold and empty universe" of basic survival in a plentiful wild environment, tend to utterly fail. It makes us understand how interdependent we really are.

Ron
Reviewed by Michael Schafer
We know not for what we search. I loved that line. It's so true, and so we continue to search, and in the end, it is love we want. To love and to be loved.

Michael D.
Reviewed by Jansen Estrup
Yes! Love, it is!
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
Yes, indeed. Love is all!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by William Bonilla
An outstanding write Ed
Very thought provoking
Peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
It's so true of what you've said. I enjoyed this poem!

Sandie
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Call it whatever you want to call it rejuvenation of your inner peace, whatever, you must be be vigilant each and every day.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
It usually works out, for me, that if I call it love, which it usually actually is, it ends in miserable failure so I keep to myself & never get to feel that which I was going towards...-e-
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