Diane Hine

Silver Star - 4,143 Points (25 July 1956)

Omega - Poem by Diane Hine

Do you regret that your brain is confined
Captive for life in the bones of your skull
Speech offers limited sharing of mind
Would you think fusion less dull?

Yet, every single is already two
Right and left hemispheres, one lonely sphere
Poor company, since they share the same view
Better that souls be divided yet near.

Consciousness parted can know and be known
Coalesced, Mind would be wholly alone.

Topic(s) of this poem: life


Comments about Omega by Diane Hine

  • (8/14/2012 6:06:00 AM)


    I like this, in essence it's loneliness reminds me of the beautiful poem 449 by Emily Dickinson. (Report) Reply

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  • Valsa George (8/13/2012 11:43:00 PM)


    Better the souls be divided yet near..... How well you have expressed a very valid thought in a few lines.....! ! .Unification can often lead to stagnation..... it' true. A wonderful poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • (8/13/2012 12:43:00 AM)


    The Creator is so great to create the fake! left and right hemisphere not the same with lots of differences, unification of thought does not promote growth. Look at the unification happened in the religious minds of people, they believe the same old unproven stories, more over they enact the happenings year after year. Life will be dull with out any questions to find the answer! Nice poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/11/2012 4:14:00 AM)


    Subject and object, to know, there must be a knower - great write Diane. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (8/11/2012 12:12:00 AM)


    Can the pulp of an orange say, I am a peel.
    Can the alpha and omega find dialect.
    On gambit when both these sides start to argue
    I say, EX TER MIN ATE THE IN FIL TRA TOR.
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  • Robert Wynn (8/10/2012 11:18:00 PM)


    You got me tounge tied with this one, but, I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Barb Mcavaney (8/10/2012 9:16:00 PM)


    Lovely thoughts about the right and left brain. I know a few people who could do with reading this.. Great work (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 10, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 13, 2014


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