Lewis Mortensen

(Lancaster, PA, USA)

Lewis Mortensen Poems

1. If We Were Wise 1/2/2003
2. Man's Problem And It's Solution 1/2/2003
Best Poem of Lewis Mortensen

Man's Problem And It's Solution

Man's basic problem can be clearly shown
He feasts on forces which he did not earn
He thinks the world was made for him alone
He has not learned yet how to really learn That natural self which simply drifts along
Tasting pleasure as it comes while shunning pain
He does not know that he is really very blind
Alas he lives his life in shadows almost in vain He does not know that he is mostly fast asleep
He drifts through life surrounded by a foggy haze
The only time he wakens just a little bit
Is when the pain and fear may sharpen up his gaze He does not know ...

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