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Will in time Knit façade, Like a mask For the mind, Blinds fate past!
Shades – of time –
Seem out of place Fate’s shades of time, Too soon effaced A once upon sublime, Find lost in waist Humanity’s sad define, Tho truth known Rashly yours and mine!
– adjudged end unknown –
As I recall now, Of early dawn The gods avow, Scant paragon Be held to end, As I grow wise Find so intend, To forever thrive, In minds eye norm Be of fates trickeries, Adjudged end unknown!
© Jean-Jacques Fournier All 3 poems, abridged for short version, written in Sweetsburg July 10, 2021 Music - Maurice Ravel, Excerpt of Sonatine 1 Imagery - Private & public Audio Recital - Jean-Jacques Fournier
Your theme of time in this trio is evocative especially in our estimation of time. We believe that we can control time. How foolish! Time remembers our choices and actions and cultivates their legacy. What we do today, echos in the years ahead. Thank you – you have given me something to consider in the week ahead.
And so we, early in life unconsciously play games with time, impatiently convinced it is moving too slow. Thus so until time turns the game against us and starts moving too fast, up to the point the spinning of it has one realize that running out of time is not just a casual expression. Need I say more ?
Fate’s shades of time. The illusion changes. And yet we think we have time, even if lessening. The fatal flaw, says the Buddha.
Ah, to have the foresight of Buddha, and even a modicum of that level of intelligence. That being so, might we not learn to maximize our allotted parcel of time, so as the amount becomes incidental to the point of unnoticeable?
No charge for dreaming or wishful thinking!
Je suis admiratif de cet art intense de la poésie
Il s’agis d’un manière d’expression subjectif qui périmais une certaine liberté d’interprétation abstract sans limite fixe, par fois injuste.