Posted by: SPT | May 18, 2011

Genus Cumulonimbus

Just when I think that my thoughts have dimmed,
A switch turns them brighter.
And I realize by the color of my skin
Our world, with all its photosynthesis,
Is sensitive to light.

Sight, no longer limited to an eye,
Reveals that our vision has been clouded.
The horizon should be where two thoughts meet,
but instead, we still drift off the edge:
No seats.

The world is not square, so we’ve learned with time.
Both outside and within, there’s a circular flow to our lives.
Now if only, since I see, I could project my vision bright
Perhaps this cumunolimbus would settle down,
And quit fogging up our sights.


I panic to myself that my inaction is part of the problem. I seek to better both my life and those around me, but don’t know where to begin. It seems the message our medias project is not aligned with the interests of the common person, and haven’t been for quite some time. Many have noticed, too. But so few have spoken. Even when they do, the sheer volume they face drowns them out.

Surely, one drop can still make a difference in the celestial pool of life.



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