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The Idiosyncrasy of Humanity

Updated on July 7, 2017


The human factor, composing peculiar singular traits,

These eccentric, whimsical characteristics all abound.

Yet, under the most watchful eyes of God, not of fates,

He keeps his flock together, their futures to be sound.


The children often do stray and sometimes far away,

Seeking truth, seemingly all of the unknown answers.

Allowing the sciences to persuade them and to sway,

As if the planets in the sky were star map enhancers.


There's so much to take in, minds each to comprehend,

Jumbling of the facts, none are exact, are too conflicting.

The obvious often proven wrong, those we must amend,

The advancement of the human animal to be predicting.


Humankind, of its idiosyncrasy, is less than divine,

Made by the hand of God, and too, his own mold.

May emulate, to procreate, to be that of his mind,

Then going far beyond his heavenly stars, as bold.


A likeness in each design to define this human race,

None beyond reproach, in a need to coach, his goal.

Finding the ways to survive, then to thrive, all a place,

A secured environment, a sanctuary, a part of the fold.


If all were cloned and showing no traits of their own,

Just as a thousand million to have been born before.

What great discoveries to be made, progress shown,

Such beautiful futures for us all, what is to be in store?

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      Michael-Milec 2 weeks ago

      Deep meditative affirmation. I am reading it again and again. Much to lean/

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      whonunuwho 2 weeks ago from United States

      Thank you, Michael my friend. Many blessings to you and all. whonu

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      Michael Milec 2 weeks ago

      Forgiveness please.

      One typo presented me stupid " lean" should be LEARN.

      Thank you much.

      Peace with us.

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      whonunuwho 2 weeks ago from United States

      No problem my friend. You are an inspiration. Blessings to you and all. whonu

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      Tamara Yancosky 2 weeks ago from No Idea Where

      This is my favorite poem of yours so far! I love the message, first and foremost, and then the catchy rhythm to your rhyme is magnificent!

      Tamara

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      Finn Liam Cooper 13 days ago from Los Angeles

      yes the human race is a complexity and a contradiction and the divine is a curiosity to be contemplated

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      whonunuwho 12 days ago from United States

      My thanks for your kind words to Michael, Tamara, and Finn. Many blessings on this fine Summer evening. whonu

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 12 days ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most inspirational.

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