Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Gold Star - 87,340 Points [Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light), Terry Craddock] (November 16 / New Zealand)

Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight) Poems

1041. * Sentenced To Cold Shadows 4/27/2015
1042. Sentenced To Filth Rags Degraded Stupor 4/27/2015
1043. Sun Seeking Flies 4/27/2015
1044. Space Opera Flies Celebrates Air Current Sticky Summer Days 4/27/2015
1045. By What Right? A Lesson In Intolerance! 4/27/2015
1046. Encapsulated Incubation Time: Agenda Foreign Conflict Zones 4/28/2015
1047. * By What Right: Does Intolerance Rule? 4/28/2015
1048. Liberty Eroded Stolen 4/28/2015
1049. Lawyers Paid Justice Stolen! 4/28/2015
1050. The Principle Obstacle To Progress 4/28/2015
1051. Up And Over Or The Long Way Around? 4/29/2015
1052. Welcome Crazy Westport Weather 4/29/2015
1053. Whether We Weather Dress Hot Cold 4/29/2015
1054. Bill Paying Solutions: Turn Off Buy Less? 4/30/2015
1055. Sharing Budget Spaces: Splitting Costs 4/30/2015
1056. Repairs As Needed: Payments Sliced 4/30/2015
1057. Saving Eating Working: Two Jobs A Day? 4/30/2015
1058. Ask Not But Work: Two Jobs Or Longer Hours 4/30/2015
1059. Butterfly Vision Flutters: People Poor Blind 4/30/2015
1060. Enforcers Watching Too Many Violent Movies 5/1/2015
1061. Leaving Abusive Confining Spaces 5/1/2015
1062. Travel Psyche Soul Expanding 5/1/2015
1063. Broken Wings Heal 5/1/2015
1064. Old Friends Now Unknown 5/1/2015
1065. Intense Love Diluted In Lukewarm Flame 5/2/2015
1066. Little Love Words 5/2/2015
1067. Watered Small Seeds 5/2/2015
1068. Sow Seeds Plant Goodwill 5/2/2015
1069. Fly High Upon Healed Wings 5/3/2015
1070. Insurance Needed Chimney Cleaners? 5/3/2015
1071. Warm Fire Warm Fire 5/3/2015
1072. Modern Age Capitalist Serfdom 5/3/2015
1073. Put A Little Heat In Life 5/3/2015
1074. Immigrants Migrate Because? 5/3/2015
1075. Out In The Cold 5/3/2015
1076. Weatherman Says Fourteen Days Of Rains 5/3/2015
1077. An Empty Neglected House Purchased Repaired 5/4/2015
1078. I Believe In Kindness 5/4/2015
1079. Ants Share Unified Prosperity 5/4/2015
1080. Lines Sand Falling Through Time 5/4/2015

Comments about Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

  • Terry Craddock Terry Craddock (11/24/2016 5:23:00 PM)

    There was a time when I wrote many poems with many different themes, all mixed together and it was not possible to easily choose specific themes, favourite themes to follow. Someone once critized me for just writing poems then neglecting them, not looking after them, doing anything with them. I thought it was enough to write and give freely.
    Now I will try to find time to put together and attempt to eventually publish five books, all with differing themes of nature, all interacting with the previous books, because the shift within these different interacting themes of nature; create stories and attain a rich perspective with multiple insights into nature and sometimes the interactive nature of humanity in past and contemporary societies.
    The first of these books 'Eagles Soar On High Thermals' is now available. If you want to enter into the beauty peace diversity of nature and also a few contemporary global issues involving contemporary global interaction with nature, then this book is a gift for you. The second book 'Ghost Eagle Still Flies Ghost Skies' which continue this exploration of nature and be available soon. Enjoy the read.

    http: //bookstore.balboapress.com/Products/SKU-001107317/Eagles-Soar-on-High-Thermals.aspx

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  • Eric Cockrell (6/28/2016 9:34:00 PM)

    A light in the darkest wilderness,
    A voice, and a song!
    Right beside you, brother!

  • Ramesh T A Ramesh T A (1/30/2016 12:07:00 AM)

    Forward looking writers of your calibre are always welcome to do their best through poetry to higher level all the people of the world to live better as one humanity in One World! All the best always!

  • Terry Craddock Terry Craddock (12/28/2015 7:30:00 PM)

    Pragmatism as an ideal? An interesting label which I would be honoured to wear, the problem with prolific writing is that we fall under many labels and academic attempts at definition often come not during but after the event.

    'Pragmatism is a philosophical tradition that began in the United States around 1870. Pragmatism rejects the idea that the function of thought is to describe, represent, or mirror reality. Instead, pragmatists consider thought an instrument or tool for prediction, problem solving and action. Pragmatists contend that most philosophical topics—such as the nature of knowledge, language, concepts, meaning, belief, and science—are all best viewed in terms of their practical uses and successes.'

    Influences for pragmatism included 'Francis Bacon who coined the saying ipsa scientia potestas est (knowledge itself is power) ', 'David Hume for his naturalistic account of knowledge and action', 'Thomas Reid, for his direct realism', 'Immanuel Kant, for his idealism and from whom Peirce derives the name pragmatism', '
    G. W. F. Hegel who introduced temporality into philosophy (Pinkard in Misak 2007) J. S. Mill for his nominalism and empiricism', 'George Berkeley for his project to eliminate all unclear concepts from philosophy (Peirce 8: 33) ' and 'Henri Bergson who influenced William James to renounce intellectualism and logical methods'.

    My favourite protopragmatist is Ralph Waldo Emerson.

  • Howard Savage (12/28/2015 3:32:00 PM)

    You have a profound concept of life, but there are many concepts that enhances life. pragmatism absent of being dogmatic.

Best Poem of Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Water Of Life

water flowing
in mountains streams creeks rivers
water trickling
racing to fill ponds lakes oceans

water mist breath allowing
myriad life possibilities
water small droplets sowing
web of life potential diverse forms

without water there would
be no magnificient
earth life lusting swarms

vast planet wide oceans
filling teeming brimming
with species complexities

water vast percentages
of amazing cells
that strata comprise
all living organisms

water sustaining
growth creating
spun life webs

Read the full of Water Of Life

True Wisdom Distilled

true wisdom is compassion
true wisdom is always compassion...

experiences come
seasons come
years come
knowledge will come
diverse experiences come...

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