The Panoptikon: An Adventure of Poetic Thought Upon The Myriad Realms Of Observable Space, Of Walls, And Of Human Perspective.

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The fool on the hill, the prison-keeper in the central spindle, and other iterations of cosmocentrism... Each of us is a universe, and each distinct set of id perception rules and abides within the very center. Daily and lifetime events swirl about us. Sometimes we dispassionately observe, sometimes we interact, and sometimes we are acted upon, whether we are willing participants or not. Billions of universes come into existence and wink out of the random void like some great humanistic exercise in quantum physics. Within these pages lie the occasionally offbeat threads of perception and musing of one, single, universe. Sitting within the observation booth of my body (which itself is not always sitting, thank goodness, but lately tends towards rust and entropy), and trapped within its limits: I think, therefore I write poetry. ...More or less. We live within boundaries (not sold in stores; sizes may vary). There exist the often inconvenient limits of governing physical law and, further, a total lack of freedom within the 4th dimension. Many other boundaries are carefully crafted and self-imposed to enclose the known and the safe. Any universe is a holistic and limited construct. "Limitlessness" exists as potential, but we can't process the information: Super-agoraphobia, implanted in the primal psyche. So the walls come up. All of these facets, in sum, amount to prison aplenty to occupy a lifetime of thought and emotion. However, what truly makes a universe distinctly ours when so many others inhabit it, and so many immutable laws govern it, is that it is seen through our perceptions, and evaluated on a basis of perpetual personal appraisal. And thus, as an issue of perspective, are we each a warden of The Panoptikon.

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Steven Paul Pody (May 31, 1954 - 21st Century) Fianc? thrice, married twice, and three wonderful children from the wife I wisely kept, the infinitely charming Beate. My three Musketeers are Miriam, Micah and David. I graduated from the University Of Delaware (1972-75) with the double major of Political Science and Anthropology. Following that, I served four years in the U.S. Air Force. Most of my time ?in? was spent at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. Total time as an Alaskan citizen (inclusive of lots of colorful jobs and living places) was twelve years, with two of those years as a Boy Scout scoutmaster. The greatest portion of my Alaska work time was with the Federal Government, though I did put in a third of a year with the Anchorage Times newspaper (now defunct, and not my fault), and with a warehouse. I achieved half a Master?s degree in Public Administration from the University Of Alaska, before moving on. ?Moving on? translated to one-and-a-half years in the Middle East, and four-and-a-half years in Africa. Whilst living in Israel, I met my Greek-Orthodox German wife (a ten-year resident of Athens) at an archaeological dig in the Golan Heights. We still ?dig? each other, twenty-four years later, and our kids still have dual citizenship. For the most part in the Middle East I lived on a kibbutz, with a job of separating good quality onions and olives from bad on a factory conveyor line, and also driving a forklift. ?And all the while seeing much of Israel, Egypt (I got to climb one of the Great Pyramids), and a piece of Jordan. I left there to travel in Europe for two months, crossing the Arctic Circle (Narvik, Norway) for the fourth time in my life. Africa time was mostly with the U.S. Peace Corps. I worked for 27 months as a Peace Corps trainee and volunteer, three degrees south of the Equator, in the rainforests and savannahs of Zaire (currently the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Three years after that service, I returned to Africa<

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