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Poems, Songs: funny, satirical, meaningful poetry

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poetic wisdom - Rumi
Extracts from "He Also Made the Key" How many men have found tragic ends running after beauty?  Why don’t they look for you?— the heart and spirit of all beauty.  You formed man from a handful of dust.  You gave him the power to know the highest truth.  You freed him from the snares of this world  with one breath of your spirit.  Now be silent.  Let the One who creates the words speak.  He

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schooldays poem
Tags:  poems, funny, education, psychology

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Spirit in Nature - poetic Rumi
 “In the heavens I see your eyes, In your eyes I see the heavens. Why look for another Moon  or another Sun?— What I see will always be  enough for me.” quote Rumi In the arms of the beloved, page 8 Tags: quotes, spirit, soul, poems, wisdom, self knowledge

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Gary Jules - Mad World (live)
Great song with meaningful lyrics (Introduced to me by Marty Downs - thank you). Gary Jules performs live his Tears for Fears cover: Mad World! All around me are familiar faces Worn out places, worn out faces Bright and early for their daily races Going nowhere, going nowhere Their tears are filling up their glasses No expression, no expression Hide my head I want to drown my sorrow

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King Arthur's Vision - satire poem
King Arthur's Vision satirical poem. Imagine a land of chivalrous knights of damsels with nothing to fear a land blessed with courage and hard working folk where knowledge and art are revered - - imagine a king so noble of mind that the poorest are sure to be fed the sovereign speaks and the homeless and weak are sure he will find them a bed  -- Porky the Pink and Mandy the Magus

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The Attitude of Gratitude
Today's ditty ... A task isn't 'work' ... if you love it, A trial isn't 'jail' ... if you choose it, Responsibilities keep us sharp, Community is good for the heart, And the best multigym is ... housework Tags: poems, psychology, wisdom, exercise

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Smiling at the Child Inside - poems of kindness v defensiveness
Smiling at the Child Inside  poem of kindness v defensiveness  The stubborn man, tectonic jowls.  No words can melt his frigid scowls.  Abandon speech, and thinking mind  I'm smiling at the child inside,  Then digging for the heart that beats.  Look - shining eyes! The concrete creaks ...  ©  @pjforguk www.pjf.org.uk tags: poems, kindness, smile, children, psychology, stubborn,

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Prayer of the unknown confederate soldier - health, wisdom, poems
I asked for strength that I might achieve; I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health that I might do greater things; I was given infirmity that I might do better things. I asked for riches that I might be happy; I was given poverty that I might be wise. I asked for power that I might have the praise of men; I was given weakness that I might feel the need of God.

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consumerism alienation and wholeness
Please, please switch off the noise, and take heed, There is nothing "out there" that you need shallowness and consumerism creates alienation and destroys wholeness

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Resurgence of Wholeness
What to do tomorrow? Timid Or Mundane, Or a Radical Resurgence Of Wholeness tags: poems, psychology, leadbyexample, growyourown, wholeness

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Life is a Journey
Life is a Journey life isn’t a destination it’s a journey life isn’t a noun it’s a verb if you need to fix something rushing and stressing I must get this job done you’re choosing to label it a problem. All the time you invest in the problem won’t be life it will be stress virtually everything we do can be a pleasure need to eat? Enjoy

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the role of empathy in transformation
transformation begins at home A better world begins with one grow your own society contagious empathy labels:  empathy, poems, psychology, sociology,  transformation, growyourown

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Acquisition v Introspection poem
p { margin-bottom: 0.25cm; line-height: 120%; } Acquisition v Introspection  poem I buy a faster car … the car loses its appeal it’s really a symbol of steering your own direction ... cold, lifeless metal what is a car? I buy a bigger house … the house loses its appeal it’s really a symbol of a larger Self … cold, inert bricks what is a house? I want

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poem of hope
 Trump and Brexit protest votes half unconscious lemmings' jokes  disconnected toxic mess seize the moment start afresh tags: poems, hope, psychology, wisdom

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The Passport is in the Heart
A Syrian mother by the bed her bandaged daughter weak but bright her limbs are broken, wounds are red but she is blessed with perfect sight Military plots obsessed with power accountants counting: number rules cost and benefit, profit and greed the numbers numb the minds of fools The child is data, her mother too advisers counsel, “it’s not much - collateral damage, life is thus” denial

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the choice
The Choice Heaven on Earth Rivers of Blood? The Love of Power The Power of Love? Related: love, meaningful, poems, power, psychology, 

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Contagious Wellness - An Ongoing Awakening
Contagious Wellness An Ongoing Awakening Little Jonny developed severe paranoia and now has a promising career in military intelligence Little Jonette was obsessed with spiders and now has a promising career as a corporate lawyer Kowlijke was the playground bully and spends sixteen hours every day telling the world how wonderful she is duck, if you answer back and she's exhausted with

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The Second Book of Job - poem
The Second Book of Job Darkness Past F is for fear the steps lead down through cobwebs and damp to a tomb underground through memories lost embedded in ice trials and torments from lovers of vice all that destroy you those icons of lethargy feed their projections on unconscious envy all that control you say love is too dear and build domination on unconscious fear

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consumerism, happiness and creativity
Consumerism never made anyone happy.  Look at the faces (and bad manners) in any supermarket and you'll see.  In contrast, making or mending anything always produces satisfaction - try it :)  thought for the day:-  there's lizards, there's snakes  and corporate greed  the hoardings instruct me  'want more than you need' no thanks ... (tags: consumerism, creativity, meaningful,

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institutions, preconceptions and collective myths
A thought for the day, as it were! Dire institutions cannot see truth through their fiction that blinds A collective illusion there's nothing can pierce institutional minds Happy (and open-minded) New Year tags: education, institutional mind, meaningful poems, open minds, poems, psychology

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Emily Dickinson stood up and lived
I'm pleased to hear that she lived :) Emily Dickinson Three times -- we parted -- Breath -- and I -- Three times -- He would not go -- But strove to stir the lifeless Fan The Waters -- strove to stay. Three Times -- the Billows tossed me up -- Then caught me -- like a Ball -- Then made Blue faces in my face -- And pushed away a sail That crawled Leagues off -- I liked to see -- For thinking --

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