Nathan Coppedge

Rookie - 154 Points [Eucaleh Terrapin] (10/23/1982 / New Haven, CT)

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I was raised in a family which attended a non-denominational Unitarian Universalist church, one of two sons of divorced parents, in New Haven, CT. My father is an academic, and my mother has been a housewife and a nurse after earning a history degree.

I'm a philosopher, artist, inventor, and poet in some capacity. I have a website on perpetual motion machines- -perhaps my biggest claim to fame. I also write books on philosophy, in particular objective and coherent knowledge systems. Poetry has been one of my hobbies since I took classes on poetry in high school.

I'm influenced by Roethke's theory of stressed syllables, ... more »

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  • '''Everyone believes in God, the devil, or a sneaky engineer'''
    - quote by Nathan Coppedge, revised to its present state in 2014, as cited in Perpetual Motion Types (webpage) .
  • '''Metaphor is the ladder to higher systems'''
    Nathan Coppedge, Nov 2014
  • '''Categories are the standard of standardization'''
    Deceptively genius quote by Nathan Coppedge as posted on Twitter in March 2014, blog in mid to late 2013.
  • 'While they (other inventors) were floundering, he was pondering / 'No more wandering through the dark tunnels of grim determination / For no; it is time to grow in a thousand folded folds / For whi...
    - Eucaleh Terrapin, pseudonym for Nathan Coppedge
  • '''The ideal aperture (to philosophy) is with miscellany'''
    This is perceived as the core of the Dimensional Philosopher's Toolkit, by Nathan Coppedge.
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  • Rookie Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/8/2014 6:56:00 AM)

    sounds really great. you are showing your emotions nice. you will have great future in poetry. i invite you to read my poems. as a friendly look.

  • Rookie - 332 Points Zoila T. Flores (5/29/2014 9:53:00 PM)

    I like it! Did not impact me as in Spanish, however, sounds interesting. Good Job! And of curse I'm at Poemas del too. Thanks.

  • Rookie - 154 Points Nathan Coppedge (4/13/2014 1:37:00 PM)

    I don't just have poetry books released, I have over fourteen titles on subjects ranging from fiction to philosophy: http: // or search Amazon for nathan coppedge.

  • Rookie - 154 Points Nathan Coppedge (3/28/2014 1:11:00 PM)

    New book released, titled The Old Incantations. Poems by Nathan Coppedge. Available on Amazon.

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I stopped calling things eachother
long before I knew
I’d found a way between the walls
where I could always go—
where I could always go to sing
to the remnants and the blooms
sing of where and how I’d been
and would a day return—
moments where shadows grow
along each lonely thing.

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