The Metronome of
Newton and Thoreau.
predictable and friendly,
my mind tuned to find the
beat, a soft comfort.
few others can feel the rhythm -
the music -
playing in my mind.
Beats with notes more frenzied.
Plato and his cave
darkness is all most know
they fear to peek
into the light.
Christ taught love-
direct communion with the divine
Buddha taught an eightfold path.
Abraham would have killed his Son,
Proverbs of Confucius echo
into Judah and out.
Freud and Jung
Here and beyond
grounded or interconnected
Campbell and his
hero of a thousand races.
The metronome is barely visible
a blur of light – rhythm - thoughts - Sounds
Green Day Bitchin
The Beatles exploring
Roarke , the Hero of Individualisim
Einstein and Hubble
Skopes, the Monkey
Patton and Ghandi
Little Rock High, School - Brown vs
Hank Williams Jr. and Lynyrd Skynard
then the metronome tunes to the
Sacred Ohm -Time out of time.
A lyric pen guided by the
Muses in chorus
fuse Physics and Art -
proclaiming their gift - your passage.
Wiping away the the veil of spiderwebs,
easily removed - not an obstacle – fearing not.
Stepping boldly through the darkness
into an epiphany of Beauty and Knowledge
into the Presence of