Doug Bentley lives quietly in Vancouver, Canada.
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doug bentley Poems
What Do I Do?
process is primary asserted whitehead: * evolution a certainty
born of lotus flower christ what a way!
my grandfather on father's side came from edinburgh.
i turned my eye toward the future and watched as lemurians returned. stars guided sea. the weather grew tempest. heavenly calm burned.
Sad Saga Of NASA
so you sent off some rockets- to the moon, no less- starting in 69,
Kites Of Jaffa
winter attacked in legion today. parachuting flakes launched
A Canadian's Poem (1)
and what, after all, was so wrong with simple rhyme
the tempered mastery which like a wheel, all things centered round revolving axis, permits the freedom to all emotions feel, in bondage to none, is crown of life's race!
Her Majesty: Republished
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: Royalty through and through and through; blue blood thoroughbred; 25-K golden Bough of the Mystic Tree of Tea Tephi
a grain of sand all heaven may hold, and the stars spin round a flower; alchemists exchange precious gold; philosophers seek the stone of power;
In The Beginning Was The Ground
we are what we behold blake* said; and drink, breathe and eat too. that is
Dali's Stopwatch: A Hearing (1)
who comes by this way whether it be from fields of history law medicine philosophy or physics must renounce all understanding of self
the coming of that lawless hour anarchic before advent of celestial beauty, when mystic tactility new magic produces, outer space inspiring telepathy
our love will be in eclipse when lights in heaven go out and the moon from sky drops and lions from lambs sprout.
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
(31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)
What Do I Do?
process is primary
asserted whitehead: *
evolution a certainty
say smart quacks.
but i'm in a bit
of an existential bind
right now for you see
my fate is to die
and the only question is -
what do i do?
* Alfred North Whitehead [1861 - 1947]