Thanks for the time Jane and your specific insights, it's always good to get feedback from another mind. I find my work a bit perplexing these days too (from a presentation point of view). bad dream/space travel audio book is how i might describe it. I watched this movie called 'Passengers' where a guy is woken up from suspended animation 30 yrs into a 120 yr journey and so he's basically going to be the only person awake for the rest of his life and it seems like that's how the poetry comes to me these days - widely spaced and imperfectly gotten at. Eventually, i suppose, i will get to where i'm going. :)
Right, so the people stated live life in a right and certain way>>>>>>>
this is exemplified by the ant. The problem, as i see it, is that Christmas is just one day and personally i'd remove it (xmas) from the poem
otherwise what do DC et al (with the exception of JC) have to do with Christmas? They don't fit in the poem in an xmas context. Xmas might be the catalyst or brief moment which allows for the insight/inspiration but otherwise it's pretty much irrelevant.
I was watching 'the office' one time and michael is in a rental 'trusting technology' and the gps tells him to take a right turn immediately, he does so and drives in a lake.
To me, i can figure out where the poem goes, i'm not dense or mean spirited enough...
but, strictly speaking, i can't follow your directions to get there.