Jonathan Marks


Jonathan Marks Poems

1. A Poet's Choice 6/27/2009
2. Zen Poetry At Its Best 6/29/2009
3. With All Due Respect To Eckhart Tolle 6/28/2009
Best Poem of Jonathan Marks

With All Due Respect To Eckhart Tolle

Some time ago, I read the Power of Now;
Except then,
It was Now,
Although Now with my pen,
I am writing about Then.

This poem is Now,
But tomorrow in Now
Will be Yesterday.
And Yesterday in Now is Today
So neither Yesterday,
Nor Tomorrow exist
And the ephemeral Now -
- Is just a major cash cow.
Which is okay by me
In our economy free.

So, what about the Power of Then?
Or the Power of Men?
Or the Power of Zen?
Or, the Power of When...?

If When is Then,
Because only Now exists
Then “When” does not exist -
- ...

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