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OASIS Transcending Hard Times: From Texas author and poet, Jo VonBargen, the Two-Bit Bard.

Is the current climate of uncertainty getting you down? Are you finding yourself in pure survival mode? These are truly hard times, for sure. We all need to find periodic sanctuary, an oasis, to withstand the new "abnormal", whether it be world issues, politics, budget constraints, u
Kindle Edition, 13 pages
Published (first published August 29th 2011)
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Emma Calin
Dec 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
What is the fundamental question? All our efforts to know may be no more than a doodle on the collective page of time. In Oasis, the poet takes something of a transcendental position anchored to a wild reality where the beast and dance of ocean swirls equally in the molecules of blood and galaxy. Survival and its cruel corollaries leave the notion of love stained helplessly into our genes. This poem is not a meditation as such but is an imagination, dragging the jingle-jangled call centred/targe ...more
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Given my being born into a family with an engineer father and Christian minister Grandfather, I suppose I was an unlikely candidate to become a libertine poet! Nevertheless, here is where I find myself! I am a Texas author and poet who realizes that there is a vast, awake and alive universe of which we are indeed a very small part, thus my effort to elevate the discourse and take a look at the lar ...more
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