Simplicity Within Complexity

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Simplicity is found


within the most

complex of concepts.


The chaos encompassing

the subtle subconscious

is but a delusion,

which was designated

to distract

and disable


Dramatic interpretations

of simple truths

are the most misleading

of our design flaws


The unending flow

of deception

within ourselves

defeats the purpose

we were given

by the One,

who resides outside

our understanding


Take a moment

to relax

and reflect upon

your instincts,

which may be

the voice of reason

inside the screams

of broken logic


Understanding is gifted

to those who venture

outside the laws

of society’s lies


Meaning is found

through a process,

slow and painful


Lessons are learned

inevitably through repetition

of failure

and fault,

which guide us

through the gates

of enlightenment


He is here,


not to be feared,

but embraced

Hide not your face,

from the One

who awaits

your ascension

into the dimension

of kings


Become a martyr

to the cause


Find yourself climbing

above physicality of body,

and mentality of mind,

leaving behind

complexity of concept;


Finding simplicity



© copyright Ben D.A 2011


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Comments 19 comments

UrsulaRose 5 years ago

So glad that I 'hopped' onto this hub article/poem ... just love it and will be pressing the 'follow Ben' button.

Be TRUE to yourself because at the end of the day that is all that really matters. :-)


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BenWritings 5 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee Author

haha that's good, and you're welcome to disagree. I'll look for your response :]


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Jaggedfrost 5 years ago

I liked it and while I disagree with your conclusions, your observations are very spot on. I think I will respond to this elsewhere as well.


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS

Of course, this is not about me in the least. But of course - I am always curious about people and their depths, but never to judge or assign my meanings to them. As Twilight Lawns says, I am thrilled that you portray what you choose to write with excellence, style, elegance, eloquence and, most of all - a kind of conviction. So be it. I still don't judge what-all it is. First of all, no one is a finished work. There is much lying ahead in the future - many challenges, enlightenments, peak experiences, giving to others, even your share or more disappointments. All for your edification if you meet them with your own authenticity. So you will change - and always remain integrated. I just watch in awe.


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BenWritings 5 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee Author

Twilight - I appreciate that. Its becoming clear that I can write in multiple styles and form, and people still enjoy it. I was unsure, at first. Thank you

Nikki - thanks for paying close attention, and for using examples :] I agree with you

Mentalist - as always, thanks for the interesting comment. It's nice to see you reading most of my new ones. You show support well, thanks :]


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Mentalist acer 5 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

AHhh,I must depend upon myself,but with a little help from above,annylizing fractals of the sub-conscious by simplification math and a little bravery,bravo!;)


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Nikkij504gurl 5 years ago from Louisiana

this line.. "Lessons are learned

inevitably through repetition

of failure

and fault,

which guide us

through the gates

of enlightenment"

so very true and it can be very slow and painful... we should learn from our mistakes. and grow

"Dramatic interpretations

of simple truths" are but lies, and yes they

"are the most misleading

of our design flaws"

to lie and deceive one another is not what The One would want, and I dont know who The One is in your writing, but for me it is God.

very good work, and very wise my friend.


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Twilight Lawns 5 years ago from Norbury-sur-Mer, Surrey, England. U.K.

Would Nellie ever ask? I wonder. Perhaps she would be happy to know that your true beliefs were irrelevant, so long as they were written about elegantly, or eloquently, or both. And these two criteria, I believe, have been addressed in your work.


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BenWritings 5 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee Author

Nellie, your comments recently give me the impression you are curious about my true beliefs, deeper meanings to poems, etc.

This is a clear-cut deeper meaning.

This is the answer to some people's questions

Thank you


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Nellieanna 5 years ago from TEXAS

I like this very much, Ben. It is quite spiritual.

There is a bit about it which reminds me of a little thing I wrote once long ago:

Am I outside looking in

Or are they inside

Looking out?

______© Nellieanna H. Hay

Bottom line is, one realizes it is insignificant whichever it is.


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Elizabeth99 5 years ago from Milwaukee, WI

Ha, I see my reputation proceeds me ;) But hopefully not for much longer, I escape soon!


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BenWritings 5 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee Author

ahaha, nice.

You're a catholic schoolgirl huh?

well well...


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Elizabeth99 5 years ago from Milwaukee, WI

Tough topic but you did a good job. I've gone to Catholic school all my life, if they said things like this, maybe I would still be Catholic...guess we'll never know :\ Good poem!


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BenWritings 5 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee Author

I was wondering about that ;]

Thanks!! :]


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SeenButNotHeard 5 years ago from Michigan

Oh, and the poem is incredible, as always :) That's pretty much a given, but I figured I should tell you anyway lol


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BenWritings 5 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee Author

Thanks Seen :D

I've been waiting awhile


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SeenButNotHeard 5 years ago from Michigan

I think you, of all people, have earned the right to something simple. I hope you get it.


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BenWritings 5 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee Author

Randy - I have not studied such things. Haha, it's all from within. You flatter me, thank you very much :]


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Randy Behavior 5 years ago from Near the Ocean

Such wisdom from a young one and so eloquent. Have you studied metaphysics? I agree with a lot of what you say here. Second stanza is so spot on but I could go on and on.... loooooove this one.

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