This post is not for you so don’t bother reading it – you will waste your time
I wrote an original poem recently and posted it in my last blog post. Poetry comes easily to me, particularly rhyming couplets with regulated meter. The use of words to convey imagery and symbolism alluding to deeper insights with double meaning, is a tool used by song writers and mystic poets like Rumi, etc. But I see that poetry is a dead art now, based on the grand total of... 5 likes. And 0.04 Hive received. Should I rather write about my salad I made today? What a feeble bunch you lot are here on Hive.
Fortunately I have no illusions about earning even enough for a single loaf of bread here on Hive. I find Hive most disappointing. Maybe probably it’s me. I must be writing the wrong kind of poetry. Obviously I need to dumb it down for you guys. Too much literary skill will leave you scratching your head. Oh wait, only 5 even read this stuff, so the rest of Hive, the other 300k or is it 100k or is it 10k, don’t read this kind of stuff?
I wonder how many individual users there are on Hive? Not many by the looks of it. Certainly not many who can read my kind of writing. Write about money or gaming and I will get much more readership I presume. Sounds a bit shallow. But the dumbed down culture we lot live in is the norm hey?
Well, thanks to free speech Hive still has my involvement. Otherwise this place is dead to me – half a Hive token for a post of original poetry..........that rhymes, exactly in rhythmic meter. I guess I’m too cultured for you guys. You may not even know where India is on the map, let alone the philosophy and culture of the oldest civilization on the planet.
I may as well write in Sanskrit, I will get more likes than my English. Don’t do me any favors. I change my spelling from UK English to USA English to dumb myself down and fit it here, but to no avail. At least you have given me some fire in my ire to retort not retire. Well I will dis you lot like a bunch of cloned sheep on steroids. How do you like my vivid and original imagery?
Since there are no readers I am going totally rogue here today. I can write anything that comes off the top of my head with zero forethought or insight, and I will not be able to get much less of a payout. It’s hard to get less than 5 likes, and 0.04 Hive. I wonder if this could be called a shitpost? Hive is the place for them.
Maybe it’s the current Mercury retrograde? Actually Mercury is now combust, coming up for cazimi in a few days, so totally obscured. Google it if you don’t know what I mean. Why should I bother explaining any more? No one bothers to read this. When under the beams of the sun, the planet Mercury will be invisible for a few days as it transits behind the sun, from earth’s point of view.
And I will spout any verbiage and garbage that I like – simply to feel the flow of the word from my pen, the thought through my brain, the ink through my vein. Will you ever see me again? Unlikely. I’m in paradise and you will have to work hard to get to where I am. You will have to climb out of your box and your mind.
I will look down upon you from my window on the world, awaiting the Kundalini Express” my ticket to the pearly gates. All aboard, there’s plenty of space...if you have a ticket. Don’t listen to a word I say, it’s not written for you anyway. Go read some salad recipes or coin chasing.
Here you will only get the heavy stuff from the one time heavyweight solo wanderer from the outer limits of visibility. No sweet talking for you, only the spewing of volcanic lava from the lavatory of my mind. I wonder if it’s even original? Is there anything original in this world? “Nothing new under the sun” is the gospel written in the Old Testament Bible. Which is a copy of the older Creation myths anyway.