Reality is a Hologram?
REALITY The book of flesh and Blood hangs by a Slender thread we cut To shred the pages We wish were not — The days and nights of sadness, fear and dread Where death is real Reality is now a holo- Gram for us who live In cyberspace and Sci- Fi worlds that wipe The Black board clean And White again As it was before the Black birds came The hollow holograms Float on air they never Breathe while we and All that is or ever was In flesh and blood shine Light and bright and White again but miss Clouds and rainbows GCS 2.2.2022
Between Substance and Illusion
“The line between substance and illusion is as thin as the line between reality and appearance. The history of humankind is a tale of an idiot, humankind’s conscious preference for the ‘sweet illusions’ that glimmer from tinsel, broken glass, and oily rags for the colors of a rainbow.
“It seems to be the contention of the Trump campaign that nothing is really true,” wrote Jack Holmes in the September 26, 2016 issue of Esquire; “it only matters what enough people believe, and whether you can dangle enough shiny objects in front of them until the clock runs out on November 8.” -- Jack Holmes, Esquire, September 26, 2016
Gordon C. Stewart, Brooklyn Park, MN, Feb. 1, 2022