Dave Tanguay

(Nov.8,1948 / Westbrook, maine)

No shortcuts please! (poem)


With, television, movies, music, the internet and old
Fashion gossip
Where do the young find refuge to absorb all of this
High-tech?
Surely, with personal computers valuable information
Is gathered with the help of the agency called gosip
We find so little time to see how we all as human beings
All relate and connect

Our modern technology can brings us the answers
That can help save the lives - of so many
Also, entertain us with activities to satisfy the wishes of
Both the young And the old
However, walks through Mother Nature are becoming
Rare and obsolete
She misses our solitude and solemn company
Though science can teach us “HOW? , ” it all comes alive
Only God can explain “ WHY? ” it all so beautifully unfolds

Yes in the classroom it’s real you can touch it, you can see
It - OH! - It’s all so sensible
All the pieces fit together we find joy in the explanation of
'HOW” It all functions
However to answer the question “WHY? “, with God the
Answer is quite comprehensible
So take no shortcuts please - on your latest discoveries,
For the “HOW? ” and the “ WHY? ” must Find true conjunction

“Or your newfound discoveries will truly wind up as major Malfunctions”

Submitted: Monday, December 11, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, December 08, 2010

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  • Brian Dorn (12/22/2006 9:37:00 AM)

    Great ending, Dave... I couldn't agree more. Excellent write, really well done! !
    Brian (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (12/22/2006 4:33:00 AM)

    A very wise and thoughtful poem. We should keep in tune with God's handiwork.

    Kindest regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Not a member No 4 (12/12/2006 3:59:00 AM)

    Dave, another fine reminder.Being an atheist I'll take from this that we should keep heart and mind in step! Being a country boy I agree with you all the way. jim (Report) Reply

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