Patti Masterman

Universal Dance - Poem by Patti Masterman

All pain can't be vanished
All evil can't be vanquished-
That was not included
In the original contract.

You would have to go way back,
Past the primordial ocean- start over again
Take the pincers from the sea-crabs;
Furrows, from the primate brain-

But you would never get the same result
It was never about being only one polarity-
Only the dance of two poles interweaving,
Two opposites perfectly attracting

Only the perfect symmetry of two extremes
Kissing, with a slight touch of asymmetry,
Which broke loose the homeostatic ocean:
Matter froze out into form then, from nonexistence.

Comments about Universal Dance by Patti Masterman

  • Johnathan Juarez (5/16/2012 10:59:00 PM)

    wise and brilliant i read it twice and understood it. maybe i should start reading these twice (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 17, 2010

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