These poems are dedicated to our True Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind, and reflect my pondering the lives of the philosophers I encountered in my studies at Barrytown College of UTS, especially from Dr. Keisuke Noda’s “Meaning of Life” class.
“To Season the Season of Change” was a long time contemplated — then sprung to life because a white blossom fell before me. “To Mr. Camus, with love…” I wrote as I tried to take a positive view of the value of absurdity that Albert Camus posed. “Allegory of the Cubicle” was written as a modern-day twist to Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” as it relates to my real-time life at my cubicle. “My Life” was written after contemplating my life, my encounter with the True Parents, and Moritz Schlick’s essay, “On the Meaning of Life.” “Meaning” was written as part of the Senior Seminar class when I wrote poetry for the final class project.
To Season the Season of Change
The white petal falls from above
Like the snowflake a season ago
Like the leaf of autumn they dance and blow.
And yes, as the season of summer descends
With its radiant and intense beams of warmth and light
Shedding light to those below
How we must reverse our days and seasons
To come to our own true love’s season
Of radiant joy
So we must reverse our course to find our own unique season of life
Let me change my season now…