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.

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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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 294
Words 56
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 6

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    Poetry is a person's inner expression, you may have to dig a little deeper, but the gem will be found with patience !
    I thank all my poets, for wonderful thinking !
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Soulwriter
    LikeReply2 years ago
    • Michaelmatalon
      you’re my #1 fan, lol. R u from NY?
      LikeReply 12 years ago
    • Soulwriter
      totally. Love your work. I'm from the UK.
      LikeReply2 years ago
    • Michaelmatalon
      I appreciate that because you’re also my only fan…. Poetry is not trending lol. You’re name sounds familiar, I thought you’d be from Brooklyn. ;-p
      LikeReply2 years ago
    • Soulwriter
      I think poetry is definitely on the up -we're just ahead of the trend ;)
      LikeReply 12 years ago
    • Soulwriter
      it seems you have 2 poet names - are you interested in combining your stuff to one place or it's intentional?
      LikeReply2 years ago


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