My First Ghazal Attempt

Published May 10, 2017 by Nan Mykel

WILL THE REAL BOOGIE MAN STAND UP?

I first learned without suspicion about

the mechanical steamroller evolution.

 

How can a moral world flourish under

the uncaring constraints of evolution?

 

Not a thing but a process sans thought

or heart, this numbed evolution.

 

The human food chain enacted on tv

should be no surprise;   it’s evolution.

 

What hand was in the glove that delivered

from the womb of time evolution?

 

 

P.S. Just found the following in my messy desk but didn’t write the source down:

“Evolution has hidden from us the stuff that we don’t need to know, and that’s pretty much all of reality, whatever reality might be.”

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