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Says the Snowflake of the Snow: “I and My Father Are One!”

Each earthly being
is like a snowflake,
unique and entire
unto itself…

now intertwining…
now commingling
in conformation
to create…

a luxurious bounty
of heavenly snow…
Heaven ‘n Earth…

in hymnic praise:
“I and my Father…
are One!”

About this poem

AS ABOVE SO BELOW: Just as each snowflake is uniquely and independently created, yet when clustered, becomes transformed in metamorphosis uniquely as heavenly snowfall, so likewise is each human being uniquely and independently created, yet when congregated as one singular race of people, becomes transformed in metamorphosis uniquely and divinely as equal and inseparable members of the same one family of Homo Sapiens. Let us as a people uphold and live up to our nation’s motto of E Pluribus Unum: “Out of Many, One!”

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Written on January 11, 2016

Submitted by karlcfolkes on September 27, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 279
Words 48
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4

Karl Constantine FOLKES

Retired educator of Jamaican ancestry with a lifelong interest in composing poetry dealing particularly with the metaphysics of self-reflection; completed a dissertation in Children’s Literature in 1995 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s “Dear Mili” Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

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