Philip Housiaux

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Morality Or Mutation - Poem by Philip Housiaux

Into lives false prophets amble
posing: villains or nature’s gamble?
Eggs cosmic radiation’s banquet
cruel near death doses of rads
and no ethics committee etiquette -
should sperm and egg thrash, sad.
From germ cell mutations grown
men who are not men as known
but distillate of man’s own
essence of us all, extremes
racial guidance, all that’s been
even, all of the good and the bad.
A brain grown of flies eyes, monstrous
ghastly sighted teratomas.


Comments about Morality Or Mutation by Philip Housiaux

  • (1/30/2009 6:40:00 AM)


    Interesting theme...so very well thought out! (Report) Reply

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  • (5/20/2008 11:07:00 PM)


    Top marks certainly for your thoughts and use of language.
    I enjoyed your use of rhyme though I found the uneveness of the pattern a little disconcerting.
    Keep writing and I will enjoy reading.
    Irene
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  • Paolo Giuseppe Mazzarello (4/19/2008 7:43:00 AM)


    Man's identity seems the key word of this poem. Then many people like produce monsters, for aggressivity. And, always, because are afraid of natural identity. (Report) Reply

  • (4/19/2008 6:12:00 AM)


    intriguing writing Philip Loved your use of words/ Language eveolves overages but it is apparently devolving at the present day.I am an old fashioned formalist and very proud of my vocabulary and my ability to rhyme and use meter.
    I think that the presnt free form writing is just a passing phase ivor
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  • (4/18/2008 11:05:00 AM)


    Interesting subject matter in this one Philip, and a great title, I found it quite deep and meaningful,
    Lynda
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  • (4/14/2008 12:49:00 PM)


    whoa, alot to digest in this one. I'm not sure I fully understand all of it, but I do really love the combination of words. I definately see the duality of the scientific disease vs the moral constructs we put up. The last line is perfect also. Great stuff, I'll have to check out more of your work. Check out my stuff if you get a chance (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 14, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, April 14, 2008


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