Treasure Island

Anthony Di'anno

(North Yorkshire)

Where Are You?


You are not your body.

It functions without You.
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Life is an illusion.

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  • Daniel Brick (4/11/2014 6:08:00 AM)

    WOW I didn't expect this poem. It's like an ambush, there's no time to hide from the relentless theme - You do not exist. I am reminded of a story Joseph Campbell told. He had been studying Hindu scriptures in the original language for over four years when he went to India the first time. He thought he could easily talk with the gurus as one of them, but the first one he met showed him he was a rank novice. Where are you, Joseph Campbell, the wise man asked, between thoughts? Professor Campbell was speechless, as am I! (Report) Reply

  • Alookh (matin) (9/17/2013 8:59:00 AM)

    WOooow! this one is one the best songs ive read in this website! ! ! ! i truly believe in it! ......life is like a bubble in a mirage of a dream! ! ! ! ! .......LIKEEEE ;) (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Davis (3/31/2013 12:29:00 AM)

    Thought-provoker.
    Whether or not I truly exist, I perceive parameters within which I can operate.
    The gift of self-awareness allows me to choose; prods me to act; therefore, I very closely approach am-hood.
    An invigorating offering, Anthony! (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (3/25/2013 6:23:00 AM)

    Or maybe you're a different you every fraction of a second - how would we know? I love these mind-twisting poems! (Report) Reply

  • Babatunde Aremu (3/25/2013 4:16:00 AM)

    This is highly philosophical and deep. A very nice poem that keeps me thinking about my real self. Kudos. (Report) Reply

  • Ellias Anderson (3/25/2013 3:45:00 AM)

    so true. we all are sinking in the current life and daily problems. we need something Superior. we need humanity to be survive in our lives. well done (Report) Reply

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