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Balance of Probability


Frank E Gibbard

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Frank E Gibbard

On balance my tipping is towards science

The probability in otherwise uncertainty is

 

That we are descended from a primordial

 

Slime and antecedents that prefigure time

 

And personally won't believe in anything

 

Animate that did not breathe or ever live

 

I have hitched my star to the two wise men

 

Hawking and Dawkins who offer scholarly

 

Gifts of cold common sense and demur the

 

Biblical explanation of our mortal creation.

 

I've a certain notion that mankind's mother

 

Many times removed arose out of an ocean

 

I am not liable to give credence to any book

 

Of ersatz history that took millennia to cook

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Frank E Gibbard

Tinker would tell you Tony 14 lines does not a sonnet make I know that much though no sort of student of poetic form. Thanks for the review Tony.

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Frank E Gibbard
'outdid yourself' YES!

 

this was GREAT Frank!

Loved it

 

 

I'm always calling 'em sonnets unless they're haiku.

 

LOL! Im going to use that

 

Thanks belatedly rs. Love your ident pic. by the way. Frank

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