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These are the sociological observations made by the poet Damian Beeson Bullen, of the Lancashire town of Burnley. With these ten thousand words I hope to provide an accurate & upstanding lifemap for the benefit of Humanity. To the spirit, construction & a great deal of the content, I follow in the footsteps of the learned Thiruvalluvar, a Tamil poet of the 1st century AD. He, in turn, had assimilated many streams of ancyent thought into a singular river of literature, to nourish Humanity at the roots with droplets of embettering wisdom.

This is not a text to study incessantly, nor practise assiduously, but it is my belief that if every person on Earth were to take to heart just a single kural, this planet we all share would evolve a better place. In the words of Machiavelli;

“The gulf between how one should live & how one does live is so wide that a man who neglects what is actually done for what should be done learns the way to self-destruction rather than self-preservation.”


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Universe -/- Creation

1:1
Universe

As ‘A’ initiates alphabets
Divinity begins existence

Stupendous Universe fortuitously springs
From unknown things

Despite effervescent spherical millions
Galaxies spiral insignificantly

Following countless, apocalyptical collisions
Boulders become worlds

***

Suppose planets navigating metaverses
Termites tickling islands

Ten billion, trillion terrenes
Wander uneventful Space

Are Humans all alone?
Probability begs otherwise


1:2
Creation

Globes orbiting solar suzerains
Volcanic precambrianity ignite

Ignean gasses cool, liquify
Forming shoreless oceans

Continental tectonica crush deistic
Peaks piercing pelagia

From Oceanity’s deepest trenches
Life first upsprang

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Chemical principles manufacturing movement
Coagulate swarming bio-spheres

Across scatter’d multicell’d Eukaryotes
Exoskeletons steadily harden

External bones internally drawn
Support glorious organs

Evolution -/- Existence

1:3
Evolution

From evolution to extinction
Life just is

Memories of mutating species
Deliver’d via DNA

As fins radiate footprints
Limbs morph wing-like

Transfering treasurable, galumphing genes
Life’s primal purpose

***

Humanity’s alternative erectile hominids
Outfought, outhought, extinct!

Beyond Africa’s aborigenal hatchery
Neanderthal genomes meander

Three billion solar revolutions
Protoplasma scientists became

1:4
Existence

Breathing’s fragile, unasthmatic experience
Never appreciate mundanely

Welcome life’s chancey game
Every possibility possible

Living orders no rehearsals
Performances every day

Venerate life’s potent mixture;
Ambition, talent, chance

***

Even little lives experience
Triumphs & disasters

Lost in petty details
Fritters life away

Daily deeds determine destinies
Merriness or miseries

Moon -/- Rain

1:5
Moon

Solar winds’ scavenging ions
Scathes planets barren

Molten, golden planetary cores
Lunar movements churn

Sailing radioactive geodynamic fluctuations
Electricize magnetic fields

As magnetosphere shields ozone
Ozone cradles nature

***

Moons influence intracellular fluids
Releasing intravenus neuro-chemicals

Flying birds, buzzing bumblebees
Guided by magnetism

Lunar cycles consistently revolving
Foster female fertility


1:6
Rain

Welkin shatters, raindrops shard
Heaven nurtures Earth

Rain falls, rivers flow,
Oceans dissipate, perpetuously

Rain’s continuance sustains existence
Life’s vital ambrosia

When clouds diminish shyly
Drowthy grasses fail

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Altho’ oceanwater surrounds us
Rainless nations starve

If pluvial nests emptied
Farmer’s ploughs cease

When Heaven retains rain
Charity abandons Earth

Ecologism -/- Corporeality

1:7
Ecologism

While Divinity dominates Heaven
Mother Nature bedrocks

Chief among human philosophies
Enviromentalism’s impact studies

Oceanic deadzones, deteriorating ozones,
Deforestation, plastification… DEATH!

Even tiniest efforts help
Protecting precious planets

***

When one species falls
Another starts tottering

For every tree dismembered
Plant identical saplings

Onto uninhabited, bionetworked islands
Transplant endangered species


1:8
Corporeality

Universal desire’s implanted seeds
Releases unceasing creatures

Birth, ageing, sickness, death;
Every human’s quota

Without cleaning our mouths
Food tastes sour

Bodies emit stenches incessantly
Nourishment’s endless phospherence

***

Despite nine excremental orifices
Bodies still admired

Flesh, fat, skin, bones
Sinew, bowels – beauty?

Upending bodies inside out
Equalizes everybody’s appearance

Food -/- Diet

1:9
Food

Never cook succulent sauce
Before catching calamari

Tho’ roses may enrapture
Bread maintains life

Persistence hunting slippery prey
Claims delicious suppers

Better one beautiful apple
Before rotten basketfuls

***

Kitchens of bickering cooks
Curdle simmering soups

Foodstuffs, by themselves unyummy,
Scrumptious upon amalgametion

Dogs ken secret places
Tasty titbits toss’d


1:10
Diet

Healthy nourishment prevents disease
Cardiovasculoss, diabetica, cancerity

Slow, certain ingestible poisons
Tobacco, alcohol, cholesterol

Balanced nutrients prevent disease;
Fruits, vegetables, grains

Happy hearts seldom entertain
Fats, oils, intoxicants

***

Measured & moderate dinnertimes
Allures luxurious longevity

Sustenance neglection stretches stomachs
Creating countless maladies

Cherishable life’s ugliest hallmark
Gluttony’s perishing obesity

Vegetarianism -/- Health

1:11
Vegetarianism

Eating flesh fattens flesh
Compassion, however, inabsentia

Assemblies relishing fleshy ingestion
Resemble bloodthirsty lynch-mobs

Stomachs reared by roots
Rebuff admonishable bloodsport

Bellies consuming fellow animals
Flesh-stripping crematoriums become

***

Humanity promotes unnatural appetites
Forsaking frugivorous inheritance

Casseroled vegetarianism easily appeases
Mankind’s sauciest appetites

Birds, fish, beasts, bugs
Applaud vegan banquets


1:12
Health

Humanity’s happiest, healthiest hearts
Exercise daily energetically

Want of sweaty work-outs
Rusts one’s beauty

Loving liver, laughter, lungs
Luxuriates longer lifetimes

What use vigorous minds
Without robust bodies

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Therapeuteans prefer sickness prevention
Before curing affliction

Never dismiss painful symptoms
Nature’s warning system

Learned physicians’ determine carefully;
Malady, remedy, convalescence

Youth -/- Fate

1:13
Youth

Gallivanting thro’ ephemeral youth
Ages us unagreeably

Life more sedate marathon
Than blustering sprint

Choices made when young
Accompany us always

Rejecting education through childhood
Ensures embarrassing adulthood

***

Life’s first mental fever
Youth’s unceasing intoxication

Stances, glances, chances, dances:
Epitomise juvenile romances

As saplings bend undamaged
Durable youth rejuvenates


1:14
Fate

Today it is me
But tomorrow, you

Despite studying polished treatises
Fate sways minds

To realize one’s destiny
Life’s singular obligation

Ordinary billions offer’d opportunities
Handfuls barely realize

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When following predestin’d paths
Recognize significant omens

Interfering with others’ destinies
Destroys your own

Twyx indolence & industry
Fate’s pendulum swings

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