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TEN EXISTENTIALISTS

Ten existentialists gazing into abyss, one fell asleep. Now there’s
Nine existentialists viewing the abyss, one watched TV. Now there’s
Eight existentialists meditating on abyss, one got religion. Now there’s
Seven existentialists glancing within abyss, one went shopping. Now there’s
Six existentialists observing the abyss, one got job. Now there’s
Five existentialists seeing old abyss, one voted Republican. Now there’s
Four existentialists seeing new abyss, one voted Democratic. Now there’s
Three existentialists peering into abyss, one got married. Now there’s
Two existentialists staring into abyss, one’s eyes blinked. Now only
One who looked into abyss and leaped. To be continued.

7 comments:

  1. Very cleverly done. Love it.

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  2. There's almost a rhythm to this poem as I read it. I hate to say this but it reminds me of 99 bottles of beer on the wall, but has much more meaning.

    Chelle

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  3. so cool. Smacks of the 60's and Jean Paul Sartre.
    There is humor, too.

    Anita

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  4. I love existentialists and this poem.

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