Thanks for dropping by.  I'm Mark Petit.  This site serves as a platform to share my poetry and related work.  Feel free to leave a comment or drop me a note through the contact page.  I'd love to hear what you think of my work.

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I always post my latest poem right here.  Enjoy!

How to Be

To be or not to be
That’s not the question
As if all of life were A or B
One or zero
Computers are binary
Humans are not

Our possibilities are enormous
On any given day
In moments of inspiration
In flashes of brilliance
Throughout a lifespan
Ordered by principals
Shaped by thought
Demonstrated by action

To be or not to be
To live or not to live
No, a better question is
What to be
A better question is
How to be