I am
an agnostic gnostic
with zen principles.
I am
a poor socialist
looking for a benevolent dictator.
I am
an atheist
praying to someone unseen.
I am
a poet with no words,
a singer with no voice,
a builder with no tools.

I am
a seeker of truth
in a world of lies.
I am
a dream weaver
with no dreams.
I am
a philosopher
with no thoughts.
I am
a prophet with no disciples,
a general with no army,
an anarchist with rules.

A puzzlement,
even to myself

the polarity of thoughts…


  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 3 years ago

    Halleluiah Cos,
    you make me feel less alone,
    you’ve summed me up too….to a teeeeeeee
    Love this and YOU

  • when one is in touch with our dual/duel natures one can walk forwards and back simultaneously. Beautiful day out there, Lisa… I’m taking advantage of it in the garden, when this popped into my head… had to post. Glad you relate… why am I not surprised. Love to you… of to get more of that glorious sunshine. xoxoxo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • TheBrit
    TheBritover 3 years ago

    LOL!! a wonderous Enigma of ponders! Great write cosimo!!

    Brit :)

  • Thank you so much Brit. Appreciated.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestover 3 years ago

    You are the COS! That is enough for me and your engima-ism is most fetching in your coat of generosity me thinks …xxxx

  • Hey there KarenSue. Love that you see me in such splendid attire… given me a smile to go with it. Much love to you. xoxoxo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • twistwashere
    twistwashereover 3 years ago

    I have all these tools ,but I am nothing , but , me

  • … and that sometimes is enough to move forward… love your response. Many thanks Twist. Appreciated.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • LauraBroussard
    LauraBroussardover 3 years ago

    I LOVE THAT, about you, Cosi xxxx

  • … and I love that you love that about me. Thankyou, Laura. xoxo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • raymondoantonio
    raymondoantonioover 3 years ago


  • Oh I try to be, Raymondo. Many thanks, mate.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Realms
    Realmsover 3 years ago

    This is a Taoist work of art my friend!
    Straight to the point of no point through the gate of no gate…wonderful to read you again Cos! Truly wonderful!

  • Many thanks to you, mate. Hope you’re traveling well on that road of yours. Will get back to your latest soon, in the meantime take care. Great to see you again. Don’t be a stranger.

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Robin Monroe
    Robin Monroeover 3 years ago

    and you are beautiful….love this write:)

  • Why, thank you, Robin. A smile shared is twice the value… you are beautiful too. Greatly appreciated. xoxo

    – Cosimo Piro

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68over 3 years ago

    LOL! Sounds a bit familiar ;P lol
    Good write Cosimo!!! : )

  • Yes, I think many dual thinkers could relate to this. Delighted as ever, Eva. Many thanks. xx

    – Cosimo Piro

  • Melodyone
    Melodyoneover 3 years ago

    Love this ponderous write, Cosimo!
    What fun would life be if we knew all the answers?

  • Well, M, that’s one question I cannot answer. I think I would feel a little out of place in a world without questions… I find that the more answers I get just makes for more questions. Many thanks to you… you certainly gave me more to ponder upon.

    – Cosimo Piro

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