Friday, April 24, 2009

Venus: Joy In The MorningThe Day Has Arrived

To the Planet of Love; From the Planet of Pain on Earth Day April 23/09

You luminous ball of Love
Surround sound of Harmony
Is Her Name
Looming Larger
The Bright Morning Star
As A Planet
This Morning
You Loom Larger Than Life Itself

She hangs heavily floating on our air
methane filled to capacity
Oh so bright
Her skies
Full of promise, promises

A diamond magnet filled planet of gas
What a gas
To Love and be loved
To Know No Other
Romeo and Juliet's
Eternal Embrace
Blushing Bride
of a Planet

Everyday I see you
In Wait
For Me
I Show You
My Love
Waking this new day
I repeat your mantra
your silent sound
emanating from the bowels
of your planet
Place Of Love

Your Love Knows
No Bounds
Like Other gods who made Bound
our earthly paradise
so full of strife
your love flies high
in the face of earth's
Disenchanted Garden
of Hope
To be like
and loved
by you

Venus Knows Only
The Endless Bounds
of Glory
Like Your World
Not Here
Love Has Moved ON
Turned On by other

As You Hang
your head
in the dawn sky
this morning's
Big Bang
did all with a si-gh
Grecian god-dess
redress me now
in your knowing Love
pinnacle moments
tending the
Earthly Gardens of Delight
on our Planet Earth
On This Earth DAy
April 23, 2009

Sibyl like
Sensual Feast Day
Granting My Every Wish
To be All I Can Be
Even in an Army
of Lovers
Where would I be
Without Your Love?

As the morning star fades
as it is now 6:35 am
and the sun is now up
and the sky has removed you
from my vision
my focus
shall always be
on the Love you gave
so freely to me
today and always
you smooth applicator
appealing to the lamb
to quell the lion
tame the emotion
let Love be

Apr 24 2009

Homage to Earth Day, yesterday
"Plant a tree each earth day
for as many years as you have been here
tomorrow will thank-you" jajo


  1. Moody Mood today..time got it..MOODY BLUES FOREVER AUTUMN...haunting unrequitted love song...why the f am i feeling this way lately..oh ya..i forgot..'M 50 AND GETTING OLDER AND UGLIER AND old bf's will think (did they always think this) THAT I AM A DOG. maybe the Dog Star? Sirrius???get SERIOUS...howard stern just doesnt get it, does he now girls? hmmm? ya know what I mean..LOVE...DAMN IT LOVE...YOU JOCKS DONT GET THE LOVE THING...NO NOT AT ALL..LET ME TEACH YOU BEFORE I DIE..AND NEVER FELT I GOT THE TIME TO SAY...YOU MF'ERS NEVER KNEW LOVE. SHEEESH WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOUR LITTLE PEA BRAINS? Never Mind..back to the Moody Blues thankyou very much!!!

  2. Moody Blues Forever Autumn (nice rendition)...:)

  3. From Sibylline Oracles, Translated from the Greek into English Blank Verse by Milton S. Terry; New York: Hunt & Eaton, Cincinatti: Cranston & Stowe’s, 1890; pp. 24-30.



    YE mortal men and fleshly, who are nought,
    How soon are ye puffed up, nor see life’s end!
    Ye tremble not, and have no fear of God,
    Your Overseer, the Most High One, who knows,
    5 The All-Observer, witness of all things,
    All-nourishing Creator, who in all
    Implanted his sweet Spirit, and made him

    This Proem, consisting of two sections, is found only in the writings of Theophilus, a bishop of Antioch, who lived in the latter half of the second century. It forms no part of the Sibylline Oracles as they exist in the manuscripts and printed editions, but seems to have formed the beginning of an older collection which is no longer extant except in fragments, many of which, perhaps, have been worked into our present third book. See the Introduction, page 18. Theophilus near the close of his second book addressed to his friend Autolychus, ii, cap. 36 [Migne, G., 6, 1109], cites the first of these fragments (vers. 1-41) with the following introductory words: “Now the Sibyl, who among the Greeks and other nations was a prophetess, in the beginning of her prophecy upbraids the race of men, saying.”

    Line 1. Cited by Clement of Alexandria, Strom., iii, 3 [Migne, G., 8, 1117], who also in the same connection quotes a similar passage from Empedocles. Comp. Homer, Od., xviii, 130: “Earth nourishes nothing feebler than man.”

    Line 4. Overseer. — Same word (ὲ�����������) referred to Christ in 1 Pet. 11, 25. Comp. Also Clem. Rom., 1 Cor., 58 [G., 1, 328].

    Line 7. Made him the guide. — Made the Spirit guide. These two lines are quoted by Lactantius, iv. 6 [L., 6, 462], who, however inserts the word God, He observes: “The Erythræan Sibyl in the beginning of her song, which she commenced by the help of the Most High God, proclaims the Son of God as leader and commander of all these verses:

    “All nourishing Creator, who in all
    Sweet breath implanted, and made God the guide of all.”

    (1-5.) = Corresponding lines of Greek text.
    The guide of mortal men. One God there is
    Who reigns alone, supremely great, unborn,
    10 Almighty and invisible, himself
    Alone beholding all things, but unseen
    Is he himself by any mortal flesh.
    For who is able with the eyes of flesh
    To see the heavenly, true, immortal God,
    15 Whose dwelling is the sky? Not in the beams
    Of the bright sun can men endure to stand,
    Mortal-born men, mere veins and flesh in bones.
    Honor him, then, sole ruler of the world,
    Who only through eternal ages bides,
    20 The self-existent, unbegotten One,
    Ruling all things through all, and to all men
    Imparting judgment in a common light.
    Of evil counsels ye shall surely have
    The merited reward, because ye failed
    25 To glorify the true, eternal God,
    And offer him the holy hecatombs,
    But unto demons made your sacrifice —
    Even those in Hades. And ye walk about
    In pride and madness, leave the path of right,
    30 And go away among the thorns and briers.
    Why do ye wander? Pause, O foolish ones,


    Lines 8-10. One God. — Quoted by Justin Martyr, ad Gr., 16 [G., 6, 272]. Comp. Theodoret, Hist. Eccl., i. 3 [G., 82, 904]; Basil, adv. Eunom., iii [G., 29, 668]; Greg. Naz. Orat., xxvi, 19 [G., 35, 1,252]; Lact., i. 6 [L., 6, 140]; Orphica, ed. Hermann, Frag. i, 10; ii, 11.

    Lines 13-16. Cited by Clem. Alex., Strom., v. 14 [G., 9, 165], and Eusebius, Prœp., xiii, 13 [G., 21, 1,121]. Comp. Cyril, Contr. Jul., i, 32 [G., 76, lxxvi, 549]; Philemon in Just. Mar., de Monarch, 2 [G., 6, 316]; Xenophon, Memor., iv, 3, 13; Cicero, de Nat. Deorum, i, 12.

    Lines 18, 19. Cited by Lact., de fals. Relig., vi [L., 6, 147].

    Line 22. Common light. — An allusion to the universal moral sense of men. Comp. book i, 409; iii, 588; John i, 9.

    Who rove in darkness, and black night obscure,
    And leave night’s darkness, and receive the light.
    Lo, he is clear to all, he cannot err.
    35 Come, chase not gloom and darkness evermore.
    Behold, the sun’s sweet light shines wondrous fair.
    Know how to treasure wisdom in your hearts.
    There is one God who sends rain, earthquakes, winds,
    Lightnings and famines, plagues and mournful cares,
    40 And snows and ice. But why should I speak all?
    He governs heaven, rules earth, and self-exists.

    * * * *

    Lines 34-41. Cited by Clem. Alex., Cohort., viii [G., 8, 97]. Line 34 is also cited in Strom. v, 14 [G., 9, 173].

    * * * — Friedlieb appends to this first fragment the following lines, found in Lactantius, ii, 12 [L, 6, 319], and also in the Anonymous Preface:

    He only is God, who not being ruled
    Is the Creator; he has stamped the form
    Of mortals, and the nature of all things
    Compounded, giving each its kind of life.
    Between the two parts of the Proem Alexandre inserts the following from Theophilus, ad Autol., ii, 3 [G., 6, 1049]:

    But if the gods have offspring, and remain
    Immortal also, greater far than men
    Are the begotten gods, and not a place
    Were there for mortals, nor could ever be.
    There is no authority for the insertion of either of these fragments at this place, although it may be admitted, as Alexandre claims, that this last cited passage suits the context and forms part of a syllogism when read with what follows in the text of the second part of the Proem.

    Both of these fragments were evidently a part of the Sibylline Oracles as they once existed in a more ancient form; but they became displaced by various revisions and transcriptions. Two other fragments are also cited by Lactantius as prophetic utterances of the Sibyl, the first in Div. Inst., vii, 19 [L., 6, 797]:

    When he comes,
    Fire shall be darkness in the midnight black.
    This may possibly be a modification or corruption of the passage in book iv, line 66. The other passage is in Div. Inst., vii, 24 [L., 6, 808], and consists of but a single line:

    Hear me, O men, a King eternal reigns.
    BUT if all that is born must also perish,
    It cannot be from thighs of man and wife
    God has been formed. But God is one alone,
    Highest of all. He has made heaven, and sun,
    5 And stars, and moon, and the fruit-bearing earth,
    And ocean’s swelling streams, and lofty hills,
    And the perennial fountains. And he brought
    The countless millions of the waters forth;
    And nourished life in all the creeping things
    10 That move on earth, and clear-toned twittering birds
    Of various colors, and of whizzing wings,
    That cleave the air. And in the mountain glades
    Disposed he the wild races of the beasts,
    And to us mortals made subordinate
    15 All cattle; the God-formed one made chief
    Of all things; and subordinate to man
    He put all variegated forms of life,
    And things that are incomprehensible.
    For all these things what mortal flesh can know?
    20 He only knows who himself made these things
    From the beginning, incorruptible
    Creator, everlasting One, who dwells
    In the pure ether. He rewards the good
    With an abundant bounty, but fiercer wrath
    25 He rouses for the wicked and unjust,


    Theophilus adds the second Sibylline fragment (verses 42-102) immediately after the first with only the connecting words: “Also in regard to those (gods) which are said to have been born, she thus speaks.”

    Line 2. It cannot be. — Cited by Lact., i. 8 [L., 6, 154]

    Lines 3-6. Cited by Lact., i, 6 [L., 6, 147].

    Lines 21-25. Cited by Lact., de Ira Dei, xxii [L., 7, 143].

    And war, and pestilence, and tearful woes.
    O men, why vainly puffed up do ye bring
    Yourselves to ruin? Blush to deify
    Polecats and monstrous beasts. And is it not
    30 A madness and a frenzy of the mind
    If gods steal plates, and plunder earthen pots?
    And when they might inhabit in their power
    The golden heaven, see them moth-eaten there,
    And thickly woven under spiders’ webs!
    35 Ye worship serpents, dogs, cats — O ye fools,
    And reverence birds, and creeping things of earth,
    Stone images and statues made with hands,
    And stone heaps by the roads. These ye revere,
    And also many foolish things besides,
    40 Which it would even be a shame to tell.
    These are the baneful gods of thoughtless men,
    And from their mouth pours deadly poison down.
    But of him is life and perennial light
    Imperishable, and he sheds a joy
    45 Sweeter than honey on the sons of men.
    For him alone should any bend the neck
    And tread the eternal paths of piety.
    Leaving all those, the full cup of revenge,
    Pure, strong, pressed down and unadulterated,
    50 Drain off with madly eager soul, all ye.
    But ye will not arouse you from your sleep
    And come to sober reason, and know God,
    The mighty King, who oversees all things.
    Therefore on you the flame of burning fire
    Is coming; ye through ages every day

    Line 26. Tearful woes. — Comp. Clem. Alex., Strom., v, 14 [G., 9, 188]; Just. Martyr, de Monarch. [G., 6, 316]; Cohort., xv [G., 6, 272]; Euseb., Prœp., xiii, 12 [G., 21, 1100].

    Lines 48, 49. Comp. Psa. lxxv, 8; Isa. li, 17; Juvenal, 25, 15.

    Shall be by gleaming torches set on fire,
    For false and worthless idols put to shame.
    But they who fear God and eternal truth,
    Life shall inherit, and forever dwell
    60 Amid the verdant fields of Paradise,
    Feasting on sweet bread from the starry heaven.

    Lines 58-61. Cited by Lact., ii, 13 [L., 6, 324]. In these last verses we may note allusions to such passages of Scripture as Matt. xix, 29; Luke xxiii, 43; 2 Cor. xii, 4; Rev. ii, 17; Psa. lxxviii, 24; cv, 40; John vi, 31.





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