Carsten Thomsen


Evolution - Poem by Carsten Thomsen

The firefly -
with the hermit crab
a close second
appears to me
as the
pinnacle of evolution
with man kind
stuck somewhere
between
hyena
and leech
And I wonder
when and how
it all happened
When these P.hd.’s
of science
and walking armors
sitting in the darkness
on a twig
above/ in
a river
of primal ooze
realized life
being so short
to find
reason in
madness
YOU
must watch
your
own
sorry
ass
and bring
your
own
light
into the darkness


Comments about Evolution by Carsten Thomsen

  • Rookie Sean Godley (4/15/2007 10:44:00 AM)

    Good write - the message is clear and one I believe in. Sean (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie ***** ********* (11/4/2005 2:46:00 AM)

    Hi Carsten, I like the message in this poem of yours very mucho! Our bed. We lie in it. We evolve. Hopefully! Tai 10 from me. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Liz Munro (11/1/2005 10:00:00 PM)

    i like it. very well written.
    liz (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Simon Whild (11/1/2005 3:53:00 AM)

    My own home town's motto is 'Out of darkeness cometh light', and this poem qualifies it. I liked the image of man being somewhere between hyena and leech - a poem that pulls no punches and what an ending. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 28, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 15, 2010


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