761 Beware the Falling Glass 4-21-18

I am no fan
of the
Superiority of Man.
Take him away!
Let me sit at my desk,
spinning silken sounds,
weaving words.

know this:

Mans entitlement to patrimony
is as old as testosterone.
Arising back,
Mohammed in the Nefu,
Jesus on Golgotha,
Moses at Sanai.

Back to that First Hunter,
sharp-stone tipped-spear armed,
venturing from his
fire-warmed cave
on his daily quest for meat.

And if we investigate
this is-ness,
this paleontology of our patriocracy
we may discover,
as we dig to exhume
the significance of
the first great man,
that the comfortable security
of our intrenched,
nearly genetic,
tiered existence –

man atop-
woman below,-

does not include

will never infuse

But beware:

Rechiseling this schematic,
engraved on the walls of our world,
is the Atlantic,
crashing wave on wave against
the massifs of New England’s coast.
The ocean will very well win,
but only after exhausting millennia.

And even then,
will that resulting geology
hold the sea at bay?

And what would be the butchers bill?

And who would pay?

About Ken Greenman

Married and Happy. Retired and busy. Living in NC. 71 and counting. December 12, 2020 and it's 72! ... I would love some written comments, critiques, adulation or kind suggestions.... If you have the time and or inclination, please feel free! Not in fear but by faith. We will see. See you later! If you ever want to talk for real, email me and I will send you my cell number.... I am enjoying this!
This entry was posted in Poems. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s