"Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know"

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Michael (MV)
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"Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know"

#1 Post by Michael (MV) » 29 Apr 2013, 16:26

"Go ask Alice, I think she'll know"       lyric from "White Rabbit" by G. Slick / Jefferson Airplane

Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know

A lit man
not a suffering from
an unwrapped gift
only human

of letters talking
in tongues
sound waves not from a box

Ranger Seer
endowed with a wide focal
receiving mixed signals

fine-tuned with a univision
on arrival of volition
the screenplay of strangels

His will
on earth as in Heaven
bi-depolarized into a 3 dimensional



Michael (MV)
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Re: "Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know"

#2 Post by Michael (MV) » 03 May 2013, 23:07

Someone from another IBPC board gave this poem an IBPC recommendation,

which I declined knowing that the Block would need representation.

Based on this nom-nod, and reviews I have received elsewhere,

this poem will be one of the 2-3 to represent the Block this IBPC.


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Re: "Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know"

#3 Post by SivaRamanathan » 06 May 2013, 06:20

I am sorry I have been away from the group for some time.This is ,'just an ounce of poetry".Please send this poem and represent the board.
Wishing well.


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Re: "Go ask Hamlet, I know he'll know"

#4 Post by FrankDyer » 13 May 2013, 15:28

A veritable tome compared to most of Michael's work. This one deserves my attention, it is one of poems that reflect some musing on the eternal nature and of God, but with a slight twist. We know about angels but Michael aludes to strangels, a tongue twister in our minds or should it be strange angels?

Michael uses strange terms, a lit man, an enlightened man?
Not suffering from an unwrapped gift beats me
Human - and we think of Jesus the Christ... a fable to many, God to some.

I was obliged to look up or 'Google' as we say a new word... Univox and here the discourse takes us to elctro-mechanical devices, thransmitters and recievers... messages from seers, seers are found in Macbeth and the Bible.

To make sure we focus, Michael makes sure we are on the right track and not focusing on Shakespear he state uniquivically that he is speaking of religious matters, of God and so on. 'His Will', surely a Bible quote if ever there was one found in the Lord's prayer. And finally he asserts his atheism suggesting God is bipolar, unless I have it wrong.

All in all I did find this interesting, it made me focus, it helped me ponder on some ideas... not abad thing. It is a poem.

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