JUST A TINY COSMIC DANCER, a poem by Phil Cerasoli, USA from VoicesNet.com

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JUST A TINY COSMIC DANCER, a poem by Phil Cerasoli, USA

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Phil Cerasoli, USA

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JUST A TINY COSMIC DANCER

Long after western sun has set
I smoke the day’s last cigarette;
I sit outdoors and watch the starlit skies.
Soon the moist air starts to drape
Around my shoulders like a cape
As Orion strikes his pose before my eyes.

And in those moments of repose
A feeling deep inside me grows
That clears my mind of all the worldly fog.
It joins the stars in outer space
Reminds me of my humble place:
A speck of dust; a tiny cosmic cog.

And I wonder as I sit,
Trying to make some sense of it…
Trying to assess the role of Man.
Souls of sages, souls of fools
Held in place by molecules;
Microscopic parts of unknown plan.

We’re forced to walk down hardship’s path;
Forced to suffer Nature’s wrath,
Compelled to look for enemies to slay.
Urged to pick a single God
From several, each with Golden Rod,
Then decide to whom we sacrifice and pray

And amid the sound and fury
Life creeps on with little hurry
Unconcerned with all the conflict and debate
Over why it is we’re here;
Living, dying on this sphere;
And what will be each person’s final fate.

And I’m tired of all the noise
And of mankind’s lack of poise
And I’ve closed my ears to what most have to say.
And I choose to meditate
Different avenues of fate
To see if I can settle on The Way.

So I seek the final answer,
Just a tiny cosmic dancer
Waltzing on this endless universal stage
Knowing as I dance the dance
There is very little chance
Of The Answer ‘til I reach my final page.

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Famous-isaacs OgaduI particularly do not have a quarrel with the form and substance Of the poem. Nice concept... Highly lyrical... Well organised ideas and very philosophical. However, the rhymes are not much ordered, but often altered. I do not know if this is part of the style... Also, most of the lines are much longer than the others. The shape does not really create much graphological beauty to me. Its good all the same... I love itNigeria8/29/2011 11:39:29 AM
pauline millerI Truely loved this poem and all its wiseness. Thankyou for sharing Phil. Regards Pauline.UK8/21/2011 4:48:19 PM
Dearesst phil this is a masterpiece. very well versed....congrats..and one of your answers could be you were to write such a poem..and you have done a good job of it.. to nudge us all.. that, we are all a part of the great universe..Many blessings my dear friend..8/19/2011 11:18:33 PM
Dwayne RankinPhil, as one star gazer to another, a wonderful poem to gaze up high at that starry starry sky.. congratulations on a wonderful entry and win for this month of July. USA8/19/2011 6:33:01 PM
Marcia SchechingerCongratulations Phil on winning the July 2011 poetry contest on Voicesnet! Just a wonderful poem filled with imagery, rhyme and thoughts. A perfect setting watching the stars at the end of the day thining about life, the choices we make and things we will never know until the end of time. I applaud you on your win, thank you for sharing your work with us on VN. :)USA8/19/2011 10:33:31 AM
Lynne ColgraveOriginality dances through this poem. Just lovely.UK8/19/2011 4:54:06 AM
Richard GildeaHello Phil, 'Tis an honour to be linked to this beautiful poem in even the most tenuous way. Congratulations on the most deserving of accolades. God Bless my friend, Richard UK8/19/2011 2:55:12 AM
Gail KayCongratulations Phil. Beautiful poem full of wisdom and awareness expertly penned. Well done.Australia8/19/2011 12:38:42 AM
VoicesNet NewsCongratulationson your win!!!!USA8/18/2011 5:59:53 PM
Dowell ObaThis poem is just so excellently crested and awesome! Kudos to your poetic prowess, Phil, in exhausting the subject matter on life so passionately!Nigeria7/16/2011 12:14:18 PM
Susan Burnslovely xIreland7/13/2011 6:48:41 AM
Danny Coonthis is a cool poem - dannyUSA7/12/2011 10:58:39 PM
 

 
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