#NationalPoetryMonth Day 20: Proof of Existence

Some existentialism today, for Day 20 of National Poetry Month.

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Proof of Existence

 

Perhaps what we see, life itself, is a dream?

a shared mirage of existential flotsam

born of quintessence and primordial scream

 

A fever delusion allowed to blossom,

an empirical hoax constructed to conceal,

a cosmos reality playing possum

 

How did we accept, who decreed we are real?

Is it our own grand design, a paradigm?

Waiting for the philosophical reveal

 

Are we slight illusions of momentous time

when actuality shifts, into sublime?




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