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Two Poems by Alessio Zanelli

Two Poems by Alessio Zanelli

I Am Not The Earth It is no use your chiding me for my being an elusive stuff slipping still out of your hand. In vain you keep on grumbling I had better be more concrete, steadfast, tangible, consistent. My true nature shuns your senses every time you think you hold her after long pursuing my semblance. Whatever you try at my essence, she vanishes like a sunset shadow stretching out and out before dying. You are looking for your…

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More Questions

More Questions

What is sacred? Knowing that the sacred has changed across time and space, knowing that it will change again and again and again, how do we deal with the quandary of holding certain things above the fray, versus switching the sacred as new evidence appears? Or as empires collapse?  There is a quandary. Rather, one of a multitude of quandaries. That we should cling to the sacred despite change, or the accumulated wisdom of centuries, or hold nothing above the…

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The Question

The Question

Humans have two choices. Well, we actually have millions of choices, but for the purpose of this post, we have two. Believe in a divinity that guides our lives and controls the universe, or in a universe that guides itself, leaving us basically on our own. Strike that. There may just be a third choice in there somewhere. Yes. At least for the purpose of this post. The belief in a divine entity that no organized religion has yet described,…

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