Reincarnation

By: EarlB , 1:35 AM GMT on May 11, 2014

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Who could ever imagine
that out of plain brown duff
such a stunning and complex
being might be fashioned.

Who could ever imagine
such a being, out of dust
(humans, after all, from dust and rib)
might come
and then not believe.


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4. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
2:12 AM GMT on May 26, 2014
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3. Thoughtsteader
12:41 PM GMT on May 11, 2014
Oh, my! You have lady slippers? No wonder you've fashioned such a fine poem. Those are pretty inspirational, even for those of us who prefer the ol' death-and-resurrection theme rather than the endless cycle of life.

And the poem reminds me of the truthy and wonderful line from Flannery O'Connor: "Faith is what you know to be true, whether you believe it or not."

That's one to ponder, for sure. ;)
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2. EarlB
11:34 AM GMT on May 11, 2014
YOR,

yep, you don't have to be a buddhist to see it!

eb
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1. YelloworangeRose
2:04 AM GMT on May 11, 2014
Life's cycle...
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