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Are we but Genitalia Alone?

Updated on February 5, 2012
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Are we but Genitalia Alone

By Tony DeLorger © 2012


What gives flight to a soul,

are the little things in life,

the sincerity of a caring heart,

the tender touch of love,

and accepting wrongdoing

in forgiveness.

What many seek as defining experience

are the pleasures of the flesh,

the reward of material gain,

and the stroking of egos...

shallow and fruitless meanings.

That moment of orgasm, that ecstasy,

is life’s assurance that we propagate,

and not our defining reality,

yet in what have we invested,

in every aspect of modern culture.

Surely we are capable of much more

than an act sewn into all life,

the process of which hardly defines any species.

Yet we are driven by the base urges of animals,

ignoring the real gifts in life,

stirring souls to aspire and be immersed in love,

and in doing so experience this miraculous endowment of living.

Kindness, compassion and understanding,

give rise to pleasures of an open soul,

a being defined by the glory of existence,

and the potential of experience

that seeks selfless fulfilment,

and the expressions of an enlightened mind.

Surely we are more.


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      Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Glad you do raciniwa. Thanks for reading.

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      couldn't agree more...

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      Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Glad you did Chris. Do drop by again.

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      Scarface1300 5 years ago

      Great piece I enjoyed it Immensely...........Chris

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      Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Glad you agree ImKarn, thanks for reading and your comment. Have a great day.

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      Karen Silverman 5 years ago

      Tony: I...got this (i think..lol)It's sooo true! I'm starting to think that we were given thumbs for nothing more than to pull our designer jeans on, and to thumb it at others! such a waste of precious life! Thanks very much...loved it!

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      Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Much appreciated echoe0021. Thanks for dropping by.

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      echoe0021 5 years ago from Conway, AR

      Very insightful and true. Excellent observation.

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      Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Glad it did, Audrey. Thanks for reading.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Your title grabbed me--but the poem kept me--

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      Tony DeLorger 5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thanks for dropping by Natalie.

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      NatalieSack 5 years ago from Pittsburgh, PA

      Powerful.