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On Being Human

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On Being Human

Man's a long way from his tree,
from the narrow range of his cave,
his hunting and gathering spree.
Yet in his being is a clear caveat:
Though clad in fine garb beyond compare
this savage remembers that early beat;
his the tune of the untamed
lying inert yet longing to peak

since a sterile pacing game
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Monday, September 21, 2015
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Chinedu Dike 25 January 2018

Absolutely philosophical. Witty rendition of words to utmost justice, lovely and insightful. Thanks for sharing Sara and stay enriched.

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Dr Antony Theodore 01 July 2017

Yet in his being is a clear caveat: the tune of the untamed Yet within his core beats a drum so wild must ever be invoked a holy adage to rein the beastly guile. A transformation from the wildness to a refined being From the wild thoughts to a spiritual world Becoming tamed in prayer…….. is it not a divine call of a human being. So i understood your poem dear poetess. Thank you. tony

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Howard Savage 06 January 2016

This is a profound metaphor about man's evolution.

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Liza Sudina 20 October 2015

invoked a holy adage to rein the beastly guile. - from beast to angelic form you know! great aim!

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Rajnish Manga 21 September 2015

The man has evolved over several millennia and has changed a great deal but has retained some of the old habits in his personae. Thanks for sharing the poem. I quote: Though clad in fine garb beyond compare.... Yes, within his core beats a drum so wild

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Sara Militello 22 September 2015

I'm happy you enjoyed that line. I meant the Yes of the line to be 'Yet. Didn't notice until now...

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