Of All Things…

Of all things that are ever known
Is man the only knower known,
So those who state that man’s not great
Have lost first place in false debate.

“The stars are greater,” some exclaim,
But only man gives “great” a name,
And only man the planets counts,
And only man the skyway mounts.

“The storms, the storms, how strong they be!”
Says safe-walled Goon who sees TV.
“Man’s but a dot to be rubbed out,”—
But Goon’s erased from mental clout.

And Kant drives on
With clouds above, no gleam of light.
He thinks man’s greatness over-blowed,
While swerving off the straight hard road.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Poetry. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s