Nathan Coppedge

Rookie - 312 Points [Eucaleh Terrapin] (10/23/1982 / New Haven, CT)

Nathan Coppedge Poems

1. That House 3/21/2014
2. Le Contrarienne (English) 3/21/2014
3. Where No Crow Flies 3/22/2014
4. Phantoms 3/22/2014
5. Transgression 3/22/2014
6. Maya, Frozen In Your Cage, You Are Immortal 5/29/2014
7. A Desert Of Aridity 5/29/2014
8. Dryads 5/31/2014
9. A Philosophical Web 6/5/2014
10. The Eliadics 6/6/2014
11. Obscure Humor Poem / Severance 6/6/2014
12. A Hectic Word For A Hectic World, Part Indefinite 6/6/2014
13. Border Soul 1/10/2015
14. Dick's System 1/19/2015
15. Windcombomb: A Humorous Dickinsonian Poem 3/21/2015
16. Sing, Silently, Sing 5/5/2015
17. Flytrap Haiku 5/16/2015
18. The Song Of The Brain 10/8/2015
19. My Greatness Poem 1/23/2015
20. Theory 3/22/2014
21. A Cubic Wood (A Longer Poem) 3/21/2014
22. Grudge Of The Universe 3/22/2014
23. He Assesses This, A Work Of War 6/6/2014
24. Do Not Follow In The Footsteps 3/21/2014
25. 'I' 3/22/2014
26. Nomad 3/22/2014
27. Snippets 3/22/2014
28. 'Swing' 3/21/2014
29. There's Only A Handful Of Forms (Song/ Poem) 3/22/2014
30. Escape 3/22/2014
31. God In The Box 3/22/2014
Best Poem of Nathan Coppedge

God In The Box

The only problem is, we don't know.
Everything else can be determined.
Good things in life = good god.
Bad things = bad god.
It might not be the real god.
Then we can blame the god in the box.

Its a philosophy game to play god in the box
the unseen cause that movens the spheres
the secret answer that no living man knows
if a man has ears let him hear:
its music that issues from god-in-the-box.

Its a dilittante's game to play god in the box
he shows you some colors that move you to paint
a canvas. Brilliant they say, and all you respond
'Its ...

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A song for every avenue?
A desert where the rain-cloud comes
A parched land where no needle hides
A harsh land where seeds are buried

And nomad goes.

By harsh lands where no needle hides
By rusty ocean-sides

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