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Statements of Being
What Kind Of Atheist Are You?
You are one of life’s enjoyers, determined to get the most you can out of your brief spell on Earth. What first attracted you to atheism was the prospect of liberation from the Ten Commandments, few of which are compatible with a life of pleasure.
You can see the point of abstract principles, and might sacrifice for a concept, although it would need to be better than sex. You really would lay down your life for a friend. A champagne humanist, you admire George Bernard Shaw for his cheerful agnosticism and pursuit of sensual rewards.
Sometimes you might be tempted to allow your own pleasures to take precedence over your ethics, but you know everyone is striving for that elusive balance between the good and the happy life.
Open another bottle and go forward !
What Type of Poet Are You?
To craft words well, in creative and unexpected ways. To have a great talent for evoking beautiful imagery... or intense heartbreak. To naturally be a poet. To split infinitives.
City ... London
You belong in London, but you belong in many cities... Hong Kong, Paris, San Francisco, Tokyo, Rome, Sidney. You fit in almost anywhere. London is diverse and international enough to satisfy your tastes. From curry to Shakespeare, London has it all!
Category Archives: Poetry
Integral z-squared dz from 1 to the cube root of 3 times the cosine of 3 pi over 9 equals log of the cube root of ‘e’. Eva waved away the poems in her depression and wanted bilingual understanding and … Continue reading
Sometimes, I think this is one of the most beautiful equations in the universe. Other times I think it is a scary idea, and all the corollaries I have listed are there to make us properly thoughtful and humble. When … Continue reading
Or even sex … … Oh, Nina, really It’s not about the shape of your face the width of your hips, the heat of your life even the color of your blondness fades as we admire the depth of your wit, … Continue reading
Little Rhymes for Christof the Spoken Poet Like Eliot, we are putting on a face to meet the faces that we meet) In the crowd a pleasant smiling softness show faces changing feelings wearing what we cannot hide hiding what … Continue reading
Summers eve upon the plain a languid silky shadowed sky, lazy dusky sunshine warm a prairie day declining lightly wistful breezes weaving grasses shadow clouds of summer storms like birds upon a zephyr fluttering ever endlessly never grasping soothing wafting … Continue reading
Writing is albums of the heart, we sigh – try to fly to birth this life to share perhaps, our dreams. Places find you in your wonder, the air is ripe, plucking ears like a blues harp in a smoky … Continue reading
From uniform to pulp Battlefield to workshop Warrior to artist Combat Paper Project combatpaper.org
On twitter you might want to read @Longshiren, where I am posting very short images that seem pretty and poetic. Another experiment.
One of the reasons for creating this blog is to show some of the things we go through to take an idea from basic words to a finished poem. Usually, the rough drafts, as shown below, are filled with the … Continue reading
WELL, WE’RE AT WAR AGAIN Sand and bombs and ugly little desert spiders and a rancid smell death on the street or fear in the locals? Sitting in the waiting room at the VA hospital spinning the new wheelchair smells … Continue reading
Well, this is rough, but we are editing and writing more daily. The problem is that we write a million words, and then we excise 999,990 to make it say everything in perfection and simplicity, forgetting that we remember every … Continue reading
It’s time for new Metaphors The world is lately filled with conflict, Wars where terrorists are Muslim, Christian, Arab, Jew, perhaps Knights Freedom Fighters, Defenders of faith. And, everyone’s god is on their side. staring at the deep blue sky … Continue reading