Sara Militello

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Perceptions - Poem by Sara Militello

Perceptions

One must take the world
as it is found.
Yet, is the victim crying in the dust
aware of the part he plays
to make of his life what he must?
Our Gods are only what we conceive
speak also in tongues we use to deceive.
It's at once our Selves they express
as well address.
We blunder most when most we must chill
and cover our guilt with vehement will.

And though we blame the planets or our God,
for much that goes amiss,
it's back to us the scepter must pass
as our image melts into glass.

June 30,1994

Topic(s) of this poem: philosophical

Form: Free Verse


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A philosophical insight of mine.

Comments about Perceptions by Sara Militello

  • Liza Sudina Liza Sudina (10/29/2015 9:08:00 AM)

    it's back to us - of course we ourselves are to blame for our life! Sunny poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 21, 2015



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