Poems and Poetry

The Vital Meaning | A Poem by Roy K. Austin

Carefree swallows fulfilled
in the honesty of blue sky,
along the levels of the roof
the endless signals lie.

Humanity…. Humanity
the repetition of your brain
gives rise to pure insanity,
dark forces to overcome,
listen for a distant drum
when ignorant bombs fall,
listen to it all, go deep
for the profound, the modern
mind is not the way the world
goes round, murder and more
murder each year, biosphere
under strain and breeding fear;
through millions of window – panes
peers the propagandised man
and most are crucified in spirit
as me, we or him, to inherit
all that has been mindlessly
done ; averting eyes from futility
prefer to use a pseudonym
as we join the unknown mass:

The sage is winnowing the grain
removing sickness from our daily
bread, we would do well to listen
and digest the vital meaning.

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