The Crying of Hat 10 1/2

The Crying of Hat 10 1/2

                                                  Georgia on my Mind ~ Philip Brent Harris

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It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth.

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Events in life happen when they must,
a meaningless assertion at its very best.
Events in life do happen when they do,
so, they must happen when they must.

This tautological sophistry, oft repeated,
is proclaimed to proclaim proclamation.
Proving nothing will just prove nothing.
There is nowhere to go from this point.

Therefore, I shall continue until I arrive.
That must mean that I’m going nowhere
fast, stuck in place but moving quickly.
Yet, I cannot leave until I have arrived,

and I cannot arrive if I have not left yet.
Wonderstruck; I am lost in space, time
Better than the other arguments offered;
it lets me be here and there, everywhere.

Nowhere all of the time, I’m here or gone,
occupying the center, I cling onto the edge,
while moving often somewhere in-between.
Admit it, say you know exactly what I mean.

Just look for me everywhere you are going.
though never, ever expect to find me there.
Scattered quite far and wide, atoms matter;
think you I’m as mad as Lewis’ rare hatter?

Ten and one half could sum a closer answer,
when solving all of life’s complex mysteries.
Confused and crying, as I sit in a weedy lot,
forty-two might also be found correct, or not.

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Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment

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