Karl Constantine FOLKES

Man’s Measure is Only Physical”

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 Franzi…






Bible — a prism.
Metaphysical measure.
Of things that’s not seen.
Though some may call it schism.
From all that man can measure.

In contrast with time.
Consider eternity.
Everlasting Truth.
Where time has little meaning.
And life on earth is vapor.

The “Tree of Knowledge.”
Is not a physical tree.
It’s made of Spirit.
And therefore is enduring.
Therein dwells Eternal Truth.

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