Ignorance: Man's Willful Folly

Ignorance: Man's Willful Folly

A Chapter by Ethan Paz

A philosophic poem explaining very little about human life. There is a way out of pain and suffering.













Simple and calm

Is the sweet arrest

Of beloved anxiety.


I see you bathing in fear

And you like it.

You feed off of it.

Its delicacy tastes like a tropical strawberry, banana smoothie.













Is the drink bitter?

No? Why do I see your conscience run to and fro?

Is reality actually reality?

Or is reality actually a lie?


Yummm . . . sugar does taste good,

But feel the toothache when left unclean?

The tear wrenching pain will soon follow

Unless . . .

You come to one who cleans all of your pains. 













Ha! No! That is foolish isn’t it?

Is it?

You see,

I’m being allegorical.

How is your life?


Do you feel the worries of daily human life?

Feels like fiction am I right?

Walking day in and day out continually

Till that is, you drop in the dust.

Willful ignorance is a vice, my friend. 

















Extraordinary comes from change

However, I fear some of you are arrested by anxiety.

Come let the Son of God set you free.


This is reality.

© 2010 Ethan Paz

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Ethan Paz

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Leave it up to Jesus and he will release all your stress and Anxiety and all your sins will be forgiven and you will be set free and you will be free indeed because the Son has set you free.

Posted 8 Years Ago

Another great poem about what people could find if they just let the Creator back into there lives!

Posted 10 Years Ago

It explains very little of the world but the questions you ask are the ones that though simple, an average person would not be able to answer.

Posted 13 Years Ago

I kept trying to stare at the banana and strawberry smoothie. It made me hungry. But i loved the poem. It made me feel full of anger, then at the end i was relieved. It was amazing.

Posted 13 Years Ago

I love how this and your other poems really make one search inside oneself. this is totally cool! :)

Posted 14 Years Ago

That was fantastic

Posted 14 Years Ago

This is a wonderful poem. Thank you for sharing it with us.. :) (:

Posted 14 Years Ago

I know how much stress can take over a person's life. You are not afraid to speak the truth, and I like what this poem has given to me. Thanks you for sharing this. :)

Posted 14 Years Ago

Oh wow, I like this a lot. It made me think of somethings. Wow, nice job. Well done. :)

Posted 14 Years Ago

This whole thing is dripping with passion and flowing with beauty, wonderful wrte, and I admire you. Thank you for sharing.

Posted 14 Years Ago

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19 Reviews
Added on May 29, 2010
Last Updated on August 23, 2010
Tags: Religion, philosophy, anxiety, fear, hope


Ethan Paz
Ethan Paz

Iron River, MI

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