Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Gold Star - 87,562 Points [Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light), Terry Craddock] (November 16 / New Zealand)

Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight) Poems

3041. Table Manners At All Times 3/6/2015
3042. Hostility Or Hospitality? 7/22/2014
3043. Wandering Lost Souls Homeless Outcasts 7/29/2014
3044. A Lament For Poems Not Written 11/8/2014
3045. Echoes Of Plato: At The Symposium 4/7/2015
3046. Come What May? 1/30/2014
3047. Lone Wolves Running Solitary 1/22/2014
3048. Ok To Crash And Burn 1/22/2014
3049. Summer Afternoon Silences 1/27/2014
3050. Life Puzzles 1/24/2014
3051. Orpheus Ritual Cave Tour Guide 1/24/2014
3052. Early Morning Gun Toting Kid 1/16/2016
3053. Wasting Taken For Granted Planet Earth 1/19/2016
3054. Our Soul Journey Extends Into Galaxies Infinities 2/27/2016
3055. Born Into Perfected Eternity 7/9/2016
3056. Polly Perkins Whistles Up Memories Piercing 12/4/2016
3057. A Hand Sketched Landscape For What Purpose? 6/1/2015
3058. Attaining World Peace: Simple Artistic Solutions 9/13/2015
3059. Mihaela Pirjol Writes A Personal Lord's Prayer 9/17/2015
3060. Ripples In The Water 12/20/2015
3061. Marriage Personality Danger Splinters 12/23/2015
3062. Warming Waiting Wallflower Trees 12/23/2015
3063. Sky Sings Wind Romance Thermals 12/20/2015
3064. Choose The Way Of Peace Or War? 1/14/2017
3065. Flowers Next Day Sunbathing On Lower Ranges 1/14/2017
3066. An Earthquake Mountains Moves 1/20/2017
3067. A Golden-Haired Lady Walked Under Chestnut Trees 1/14/2017
3068. Rest Is A Requisite For Writing Well 1/9/2017
3069. In A Climate Hot A Palm-Tree Dreams Of A Fir-Tree Longingly 1/22/2017
3070. In Sleep At Work In Dreams 1/29/2017
3071. Hear Listen To... 1/31/2017
3072. Love Harmony Waves Vibrant Sow Light 1/5/2017
3073. Genuine Instant Beautiful Smiles 7/9/2016
3074. Silent Tear Filled Eyes 12/7/2016
3075. Declaration Post Breast Cancer Courage 8/17/2014
3076. Families That Communicate Stay Together 3/2/2014
3077. Teaching Children Responsibility 5/2/2014
3078. A Tired Single Parent Working Luxury 7/17/2014
3079. Death Sprung Sudden Bitter Sting 9/11/2014
3080. Share Eternities In Time 5/7/2014

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

Reflective Cosmos

internal journeys
internal introspections
internal realizations

longing to know
longing to understand
longing to perceive

self awareness
self analysis
reflective cosmos

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