No, a ‘bent’ is not a musical instrument! I mean they have a talent for music. You never know, a recording accompanying a video of a working wheel might earn the tunesmith a few coins! To be honest it wasn’t my idea, my granddaughter Amy suggested it
I would not sing it even if it had a tune. My voice isn’t just bad, it has been said it falls some where between a frog’s croak and rusty hinges. Amy did suggest I rap it but I didn’t know what she meant! Actually I do and she thinks the words lend themselves to rap, but I don’t really like rap. So if you think you have the voice to attempt the singing, rap or ballad or rock, apply here!
I don't know if anyone ever uses the wayback machine, I just found a copy of one of my first free-energy.co.uk webspages; bit of a shock, but interesting to me. 1998! Its like a time machine. I posted this poem back in 2003! So hopeful back in 1998, where have the years gone.
- This Ancient Mystery, I have sought, for many years, to solve and thought
The secret of the wheel's construction lay beyond mere skilled deduction.
So I brought the world's attention to this greatest missed invention.
Hoped someone’s ability’d recover this facility.
Yet scarcely had the thought occurred before I realised how absurd
It was that I should have the notion I could solve Perpetual Motion!
This Ancient Mystery's merely myth, credited by those whose kith
And kin forgot what they had learned, that energy spent must first be earned.
Despite this fact there was some doubt - did Bessler find a way about
This obstacle to energy, and find a force that's pure and free?
Long ago my doubts were dashed, for sudden inspiration flashed,
The energy whose source I sought was all around - its cost was naught.
And wherein lies this bold solution that will solve the world's pollution?
The answer lies in Gravity, a source of energy that's free.
Conservative - its attitude to work is that its magnitude
Remains the same. It does not stop. It's constant and it makes things drop.
It’s said that this is contrary to what we think is verity,
Gravity cannot be used and those who think so are confused.
It matters not who's right or wrong - the clues have been there all along.
Bessler wrote in ciphers rare but paranoid, he did not dare
Reveal a clue - changed his ambition - sought posthumous recognition.
Hid in text, cryptic instruction, showing us complete construction.
His secret solved will be the key to giving us free energy.
If you believe this can't be true, suspend your judgement - see if you
Can find a fault in what you read about the proof, with which I plead.
My aim is clear, intent is strong, to show that Bessler has been wronged.
Please feel free to quote this poem as long as you acknowledge the author (John Collins)