Analysis of Proof

Michael R. Matalon 1973 (New York)

What intelligence
exists in our genes
that give them orders
to build these machines?

Just think about thinking
and imagine your mind.
Be honest with your thoughts,
there's a proof you will find.

There is a wisdom
we all share,
a single consciousness
in the air,
that tells us the answer of
why we are here.

Poetic Form
Metre 10100 010101 11110 11101 110110 001011 110111 101111 11010 111 010100 001 1110101 1111
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 294
Words 56
Sentences 4
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 6
Lines Amount 14
Letters per line (avg) 17
Words per line (avg) 4
Letters per stanza (avg) 81
Words per stanza (avg) 19

About this poem

There is a wisdom built into the universe, a system built by a combination of order and chaos. Some call it God, some call it nature, some call it chance. Whatever the case, we are all bound by it and to it, a wisdom that runs deep.

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Written on September 10, 2002

Submitted by Michaelmatalon on October 16, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Michael R. Matalon

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