Poem… temporal anomaly

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temporal anomaly

–may 31, 2020–
springfield, ohio

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

unowned by past when it was present
time left me unbound
in passing, the now releases its repellent
time’s disdain abounds
the future wants nothing as it comes
with smiles and treason
i was, i am and will be lost to all or some
in time’s mortal kiss tou aionos ton aionon

note: “tou aionos ton aionon” (τοῦ αἰῶνος τῶν αἰώνων) is a Greek phrase translated as “forever and ever” in the New Testament book of Ephesians 3:21


temporal anomaly will appear in a future book of poems & stories (release date | July 2021)–


 

Poem… the problem

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the problem

–may 30, 2020–
springfield, ohio

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

many think themselves
more than they truly are:
an illusion that’s as real as elves
others think themselves
the lesser, a disillusion that leads them far
from their innate potential
sadly, few realize what they are
what’s real & special:
…to understand one’s self
the latter are the solutions
to the problems of the former
and their delusional notions
based on self-deception & disorder

the problem will appear in a future book of poems and stories (release date | July 2021)–


 

Poema… el problema

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el problema

–may 8, 2020–
springfield, ohio

por Luis S. González-Acevedo

demasiados se estiman
más de lo que son
y con tal ilusión engañan
otros se consideran
menos, y con tal desilusión
su potencial aporte como cadáver entierran
lo triste es que pocos reconocen
su propia realidad:
los que a sí mismos se conocen
estos últimos son la solución a la dificultad
del problema que los anteriores componen

el problema será publicado en un libro de poemas e historias en julio 2021–