playing with words

 

i wonder

where does creation end

and destruction begin

in the corruption of ideas

 

when does the gift of words

cross the line

from insightful

to incite-ful

 

is it when ste-wards of any gift

become concerned about re-wards

that consumption begins its reign

            over

      conservation

 

to pre-serve

we must put the needs of all before

the lusts of one

lest we risk the danger of serv-itude

 

for when progression is led

by the hand of aggression

transgression always follows

 

and i believe we are here to

complete the process of creation

not to merely deplete its procreation

 

so is it dominion

or communion which we choose

 

a fort-ress for our com-fort

or bridges between men

an abridgement

of indifference to differences

 

we can choose to make

cash from chaos

leaving out the circle

which connects us all

 

 

 

the same circle

which is removed from love

when “i” takes its place

allowing the mirror image

of evil to live

 

or we can choose to love

with passion

and compassion

 

to bless this disarray of life

and resolve this dissonant array

with an harmonious chord

 

for even anarchy

can be transformed

somehow to harmony

when we unravel the “ache” of separateness

to spin a yarn of home

 

 

 

 

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