Kelly Kurt

Gold Star - 193,815 Points (1/14/1958 / Cedar Rapids Iowa)

Accurate State Of Consciousness - Poem by Kelly Kurt

Born and raised as Catholic, I was taught to pray
No proof of a creator god
But his existence was expounded anyway

So widely accepted was this baseless belief
Programmed and pervasively set
It undermined reality without relief

Conscious life conducted under trusted pretense
Distorted even little things
Until I finally came fully to my sense

Awakening from this inflicted altered state
To the lucid, physical world
Changed many perspectives before it was too late

It did not change my ethics or morality
But opened my eyes to madness
And acknowledgment of my own mortality

Still, most will argue to assure and comfort self
An altered state of consciousness
Purchased with paradox, paid piously with pelf

Topic(s) of this poem: life


Comments about Accurate State Of Consciousness by Kelly Kurt

  • Souren Mondal (12/2/2015 4:56:00 AM)


    God is dead - Nietzsche... That's all. Religion as works of philosphy and myth is fascinating, but when someone brings it into the realms of society and politics, we see sh*t...

    Thanks Kelly..
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    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (12/2/2015 2:19:00 PM)

    I am upset that because of the strangle hold that it has over people, even highly intelligent people, that it was indoctrinated in me and remained a part of my life for about 25 years. That's a quarter century of being manipulated and deceived.

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (12/2/2015 12:05:00 AM)


    This debate is going on for centuries now, what mind conceives is what mind believes.....and this is not debatable, logics are far from debate. Thanks for sharing this thought provoking poem. (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (12/2/2015 2:21:00 PM)

    Logic can not be used to prove a negative, so I'm sure the debate will continue. Thanks, Mohammed

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (12/2/2015 12:04:00 AM)


    Changing perspectives of life we observe definitely. Under trust we concentrate and realize belief. Very fantastic poem shared. Amazing sharing definitely.10 (Report) Reply

    Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (12/2/2015 2:23:00 PM)

    Rationality does change perspective. Thanks, Kumarmani

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 1, 2015



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