APPEALS OF THE SOUL

 

 

Appeals of the soul

quite useless in modern times

in this day and age

 

bombs, machine guns and missiles

are lords of reality

 

 

Starward's picture

I think a vast majority of

I think a vast majority of the earth's population would agree to this.  I have just enough platonism in my faith to make me think (perhaps I am contrary) that the soul has more to say about the real reality than those false lords your poem mentions. Machine guns and missiles are this world's contemporary version of that old, and intrusive, Golden Calf.


Starward

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georgeschaefer's picture

and it goes back decades, too

and it goes back decades, too

allets's picture

Anachronisms

People had souls in the twelth Century, before wide-spread avarice and greed  accelerated around 1850 to mechanized narcissism. Reality vs conditioned escape/denial/delusion - we have become very good at burying actual caring. ~S~

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georgeschaefer's picture

Must mean I'm getting old. 

Must mean I'm getting old.  thank you for reading and commenting.