Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 581 Points (22 September / London)

Movements - Poem by Jonathan ROBIN

One's movements seem to scientific eye
intrinsically as space displacement, but
recall that once umbilicus is cut -
nine months' gestation, severed sacred tie -
attention turns from limbs to mind's reply.
Matter moves from blind dimension's rut
to open options, no doors should be shut.
Change further change prepares, helps self defy
nadir's self denial, zenith's sky,
escapes ti[m]e traps with triple bogey putt,
caps bogus acts with facts to crack life’s nut.
Causal links need sequencing to try
to harness fruitful opportunities,
to channel energy for future free.

(1 November 2001 revised 1 July 2004 and 8 December 2008)
see below for previous version Movement

Movement appears to the observant eye
intrinsically as space displacement, but
recall before umbilicus is cut
Life needs nine months'gestation by and by.
Prelude passed beyond inititial cry,
matter moves from one dimension's rut
to open options, nothing need be shut.
Change new change induces to defy
limitations self to self deny.
Escape the trap as ball to hole you putt
that holds holes endings in themselves. Life’s nut
crack seeking patterns Cause, Effect may tie.
Encourage fruitful opportunities,
sustaining stimulating energies.

Initial Acrostic Version Miriam Mendes

Movement appears to the observant eye
Intrinsically as space displacement, but
Remember ere umbilicus is cut
It needs nine months'gestation by and by
After which, with smile, or doleful sigh,
Matter moves from one dimension's rut
Most often to another's, 'unkind cut'!
Ever change new change induces, 'high'
Nadir touches, then new zenith's sky
Does dare approach as ball to hole we put.
Except that holes are endings! Crack the nut,
Sequent patterns thread, connect and try
CHANce encounters opportunities,
GEnerate the energy that frees!

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 17, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

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