Maya

 

Mayan Calendar

The significance of why these
indigenous peoples built pyramids
is lost to the visits of modern man.

We know they practiced many rituals
and were in many ways highly intelligent
Did they worship Gods or Goddess
or,
were they really worshiping demons
in disguise.

Colourful flags, feathers and robes would
wave as High Priests elaborated their
intention with a string of
well known ceremonies
at the pyramid summit
and, to either please
or appease their sacred Gods
would slaughter thousands
of their own in
sacrifice.

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This was where the worlde words leds me this week.
Had no idea that the original Mayan calendar was that big!
I heard on the news yesterday that they have ‘discovered’ a new Mayan Calendar that does not predict
the end of the world on Dec 21st 2012 after all.  New Mayan Calendar   Six months before half the world will go crazy with panic, I’d say it’s a most convenient and timely find… eh!

These people, their lives, their knowledge fascinates me.  The more I learn, the more I want to know.

Maya civilization

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The Walking Dead

The world turns
(as it always has)
earth and sky in harmony
yet each new spin of the wheel
ushers in more chaos.

7 billion souls
all with a hunger to feed
whatever their source
of sustenence.

There’s many a revolution
in this age of Aquarius
fought
passive
People’s voices
all vying to be heard
above a noise of the dying
one way or another.

The Mayan forecast this will
be the last age and
humans have become the
worst parasite
Mother earth has known.

Maybe we are already
the walking dead and
we just don’t know it.

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Once more I’m honoured
Deeply touched by this award
Thank you very much.

I would love to nominate everyone, but can only nominate one and that is:
Sherry Blue Sky

Sometimes the news is just so grim, on a global scale (beats the Brothers Grimm tales hands down)
and I like the TV series: ‘The Walking Dead’

My thoughts just ran away with themselves on this.

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