Category Archives: Poems

Reflections

On the United Nations Symposium on the Science and Practice of complexity,Montpellier, France,May 9-11, 1984 The tendencies om Modern ArtWill put the horse before Descartes,While modern science takes the courseOf putting carets before the horsePhilosophers may show a trendTowards carts … Read the rest of this entry

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“Pecos River Meditation”

Lovers of learningAnd all lifePonder meaning, over steaming cappuccinoWafting cinnamonAnd smooth cream.Chill snowDusting the bright spring morningIn ancient pueblo countryHeart of the LandOf the Eagle. What high purposeGives deepest meaning to their lives?Teacher? Learner? Enabler?Just helping others along?Lover! Why not … Read the rest of this entry

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Ode to the Life Force

©Hazel Henderson, 1991 A pair of butterfliesPollinating, propagating,Flitting aboveThe long procession of culturesFind themselves on pious, glorious dayScanning the vast blue BayThat Drake “discovered”For the English. Today it teemsWith myriad sights, sounds and smellsCable cars and seafood-sated pilgrims,Multitudes of sails … Read the rest of this entry

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“Cyberspace is Sacredspace”

by Hazel Henderson (published in the Merck Foundation publication ENOUGH 1999) Earthbound humans Soaring at last, In cyberspace. A leap in their long And painful journey Upward: from Olduvai, Altimira’s caves Catal Huyuk, Sumer, with waves Of patient migration To … Read the rest of this entry

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To an Unsung Hero

What fortunate people We who grew up under her wing! This is true courage: To toil each day for others. This is true valor: To keep faith with the future, Without compensation or recognition. Caring and sharing, honoring Nature Are … Read the rest of this entry

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Cosmic Economics

A work of art Lies buried in the morning sand. A sad lover seeks her necklace Eyes scouring The glorious, pristine beach At sunrise. Remembering the panic of loss The night before While walking this same way Companions joined the … Read the rest of this entry

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