Vocabulary for Atavism Terrene: Terrene: Of or relating to the earth; earthly
Vocabulary for Atavism Atavism : Atavism : The reappearance of a characteristic after several generations of absence, usually caused by the chance recombination of genes
Vocabulary for Atavism Feral : Feral : Referring to wild animals
Atavism by: John Myers O'Hara 1 Old longings nomadic leap, Chafing at customs chain; Again from is brumal sleep 4 Wakens the ferine strain.
5 Helots of houses no more, Let us be out, be free; Fragrance through window and door 8 Wafts from the woods, the sea. After the torpor of will, Morbid with inner strife, Morbid with inner strife, Welcome the animal thrill, 12 Lending a zest to life.
Banish the volumes revered, 14 Sever from centuries dead; Ceilings the lamp flicker cheered Barter for stars instead. Barter for stars instead.
Temple thy dreams with the trees, 18 Nature thy god alone; Worship the sun and the breeze, Altars where none atone. Altars where none atone. Voices of solitude call, 22 Whisper of sedge and stream; Loosen the fetters that gall, Back to the primal scheme. Back to the primal scheme.
Feel the great throbbing terrene 26 Pulse in thy body beat, Conscious again of the green Verdure beneath the feet. Verdure beneath the feet. Callous to pain as the rose, 30 Breathe with instincts delight; Live the existence that goes Soulless into the night. Soulless into the night.