Laws for Creations

…from the quills of the dead white poets

Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892)

 

Laws for Creations,

For strong artists and leaders, for fresh broods of teachers and perfect literats for America,

For noble savants and coming musicians.

All must have reference to the ensemble of the world, and the compact truth of the world,

There shall be no subject too pronounced – all works shall illustrate the divine law of indirections.

What do you suppose creation is?

What do you suppose will satisfy the soul, except to walk free and own no superior?

What do you suppose I would intimate to you in a hundred ways, but that man or woman is as good as God?

And that there is no God any more divine than Yourself?

And that that is what the oldest and newest myths finally mean?

And that you or anyone must approach creations through such laws?

About Paul Jacko

Jacko was born in Czechoslovakia not long before the communist putsch in February 1948. He studied industrial chemistry there and left in 1969 for Australia, where he became a lawyer and established his own practice. He has now retired and beside hunting, fishing, camping, prospecting and playing golf he amuses himself by writing.
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