we are human snakes

 

...

 

speaking in 'tongues',

ordinary people

without will,

release of all ego,

sputter forth the

vocalization

and innermost connection

to anything remotely comprehensible

of the concept of

 

'god',

 

~

 

as 'holy scholars',

doctors of philosophy,

and 

'the righteous'

and us,

scoff,

 

~

 

to look towards words

created by 

'jesus',

'mohammeds',

'gandhis',

'jiddus',

'obamas',

or even

'star magazine',

 

~

 

to raise and inflate our 

balloon of spirituality

and fly to a place we call

'heaven',

to touch a 'god' that created 

us in an image that 

we have never laid eyes on,

but only interpreted

within the realm of human

capacity.

 

~

 

we refer to this thinking

as 'sane',

and those who 

sputter glossolalia

questionably

'unstable'.

 

~

 

 

 

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

The snake. An animal with a 'forked tongue'.

 

http://www.religioustolerance.org/tongues5.htm 

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Im not sure I understand...

Im not sure I understand... what is glossolalia? It seems an intrugel part of the story you are telling and its lost to me due to lack of a better vocabulary.

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Hi Daniel! It's been awhile

Hi Daniel! It's been awhile since I've seen much from you!

Basically, from what I have read, "glossolalia" is the term that was created for the action of "speaking in tongues" by some non-believers of the Pentecostal and Charismatic Christian faiths, seemingly in attempts to discredit the belief due to what is felt by some to be quackery. That is how I understand the word. I have no idea...and in case you're wondering, I have never spoken in tongues. It is supposed to be some sort of spiritual "gift" of union with god. For all I know it could be the same thing as a seizure. If you read the link I provided you will see how there specific changes in brain patterns of those who have agreed to be studied. Very interesting!

 

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossolalia.....

 


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

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Yes, ever since I got to

Yes, ever since I got to Korea things have been turned upsidedown. I have definatly lessened the output of my poems. Thanks for noticing. I really like your works. But I have to admit your profile picture gets me everytime. I find it somewhat disturbing. haha

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Hi daniel. Haha!!!! ;-)

Hi daniel. Haha!!!! ;-)


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

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Lol..that's ok. There are

Lol..that's ok. There are worst things than a cheesy picture. 

Thanks for reading.

....ps what is in korea?


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

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A U.S. military presence

A U.S. military presence

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Ahhh..I was under some

Ahhh..I was under some surmise of such...wasn't sure. Be safe, and visit me again when back at pp!!

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...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "