When Dream's Sleep.

White-washed perceptions of the spectrum of meaning
like an old man prodigy relegated to cleaning
limping and shuffling, held anointed by the mantle of the past
all those old attachment’s playing tricks and asking questions
a hard day of laboring along the blue-metal path of traveling.
We stop for a tick, on the wrinkled old lying hand of youth
an old idea that is just an arrogant blot, a misstep
on the way to the long dirty broken track to wisdom
wisdom is not wasted upon youth, it is born in youths journey
to lose itself in abandonment of its self indulgent fantasy.

A riddle it is that wisdom is most unwise
intelligence a mere mutation of the logical eye
a logical thought, a pragmatic delusion
makes sense in the moment, destroys the eternal idea
when will the soul learn of it’s own children
those of creation, those who do not fear
who reach for the supposedly impossible and never what’s near
pushing away all that blindly hinders and deafens the ear

We shall wipe away the white-wash of your perfect tears
“What happened?”, you will ask, of your beloved fears
“Where did you lead us?”, of your blinded ideals
When we, the free, lead you, to your own appeals.

Speciation of your thoughts
causing an irreversible diversion of spirit
and an in-breeding of convenience
leading to an exclusion of your original souls
from an intimacy of diversity
sprouting random branches of seclusiveness
reaching out to the nothingness of emptiness.

…..and all along the way
it was so simple while you possessed the day
to have looked before you leaped
and to have dream t while you were not asleep.

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consequences, pragmatism, lack of vision, no imagination, blindness, stumbling, history, human history, life, destiny, time, timelessness, carboneye

I’ve always just loved art and my MO, is simply to produce art that I find interesting and that satisfies my own sense of what is aesthetically pleasing, but very much enjoy sharing what I’ve done with other artist’s and the world whenever possible, this is why I joined RB and it certainly hasn’t disappointed.

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  • bluecrystal93
    bluecrystal93almost 2 years ago

    Beautiful work! May Jesus Christ put His blessings upon you!

    (His worker)

  • Thank you so much Bluecrystal, and thanks for the blessing! :) x

    – carboneye

  • bluecrystal93
    bluecrystal93almost 2 years ago

    Your a featured member in Mustard Seeds and Lilies for your brilliant poetry

  • So nice of you to feature this one, it was a bit of an experiment, didn’t think it would be received so well, truly appreciate the encouragement. :) xo

    – carboneye

  • …..your doing a great job too by the way. :)

    – carboneye

  • Donna19
    Donna19almost 2 years ago

    Your second paragraph has really given me a feast for thought. There is an insight or fresh angle here at looking at wisdom on a more individual level, such as born in youth and intelligence be a mere mutation of the eyes. Brilliant perspective indeed. I would love to debate this one. I feel like my way of thinking is shifting, but in a good way. The last paragraph is simply a beautiful truth we could all stand to really learn from and embrace. A nice provoking birth of perhaps a new mindset. xxx

  • I’m just glad that you didn’t find it confusing and convoluted, yes it is a very subjective take on the question of what wisdom and or intelligence is in the face of a vast universe whose complexity and vastness are truly incomprehensible and can only be partially understood via the conduit’s of our perception’s which are influenced by our emotion’s, the lives that we live and all the intellectual baggage of human history that we each have to sort through for ourselves…..might have bitten off more than I can chew I think!, I look forward to debating this with you.
    Thanks for the great compliment Donna, always a pleasure to hear your opinion. xxx

    – carboneye

  • Alison Pearce
    Alison Pearcealmost 2 years ago

    Wonderfully written!!

  • Thank you Alison! :)

    – carboneye

  • April Jarocka
    April Jarockaalmost 2 years ago

    Love it. You have a gift!

  • I thank you most kindly April ! Cheer’s, :)

    – carboneye

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 2 years ago

    really like the last paragraph C-eye…….good advice that’s rarely taken.

  • Thanks Larry, the last paragraph is just the simple answer to my own questioning of the intellectualizing and excuse making that goes on when mistake’s are made in the name of so called, " logical reasoning.", cheer’s! :)

    – carboneye

  • Heather King
    Heather Kingalmost 2 years ago

    you’re amazing

  • Well I would beg to differ there :), but thank you anyway Heather. :)

    – carboneye

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