Off Guard….. A Poem

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Hold On: A Piece of Poetry 

Hold on, don’t look back you’ll get caught in the tracks, it’s a trap.

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The Christmas Man and Me: A Prose Poem 

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Plato: On Reality vs Illusion

“The world of ideas is reality and the world around us is a figment of our imagination”

The reason why I love to explore and discover, such things as philosophy, science  and basically anything to do with us humans and all that surrounds us, is to seek out and get closer to our truth, as early on in life I kinda figured most of what is forced down us is not the real deal and very much an illusion, although back then I couldn’t quite articulate that ,it was just a feeling, and nor was I given the space to question and explore;  therefore all it was to me was a colossal of confusion. However, now I’m able to seek out resources that go into depth about such matters and emotions that I’m feeling at any particular time, to make some sense out of the nonsense.

So in my quest to understand the difference between the real and the illusionary, I came across the works from Plato in Book 7: The Republic. Continue reading Plato: On Reality vs Illusion

Betwixt: A Quatrain Poem 

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Jean-Paul Sartre: On Why We Shouldn’t Live In Bad Faith

“His voice his eyes express an interest a little too solicitous for the order of the customer.” Jean-Paul Sartre

It was dark , bitterly cold, misty and getting into the late part of the evening when I got home the other night; this is usually the time when an automatic reflection process begins in my head.   And in the mist of my thinking I remembered a conversation; either on a podcast or a radio station I was listening to a while back ,about how people pretend to be something that they clearly are not. I couldn’t help but think if people do put on a mask wherever they go by playing a role other than who they really are; both out in the world of work/school and at home. If so, what are they trying to prove or hide?

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Friedrich Nietzsche: On Why Painful Experiences are Necessary for Our Growth

“Life without pain is meaningless. Pain is the source of all value in the world. It is test of one’s true worth”. Friedrich Nietzsche

There are moments in our lives where we feel pain sometimes intense pain, and the thing with this pain thing is, well they are a pain to deal with!! Pain tends to come every now and then in our lives in different ways ,but when it does come, it storm in like a hurricane and has this slow yet compelling sluggish existence. For me the best way to describe that internal feeling is in one word and that is OouchArghhhhUrghhhhhOuch! (well a few words rolled in to one!) This Ouch-Argh-Urgh-Ouch feeling just takes over…… for that moment at least! Continue reading Friedrich Nietzsche: On Why Painful Experiences are Necessary for Our Growth

The Outside Market and Me: A Prose Poem 

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