Treasure Island

spiritual seeker

(22-11-55 / Malaysia)

In a Drop of Water


In a drop of water,
One sees a beautiful rainbow,
In a twinkle of an eye,
Hidden tenderness in the heart shows.

Lo… the glow of a tiny firefly,
Can outshine that of a twinkling star,
The shine of a glamorous star,
Can just be a shiny glass lying on the grass.

Give a cup of water to a thirsty traveller,
And he be a slave to you forever,
Give light to a darkened lost soul,
Is likened to a guiding star in a moonless night.

Be that of morning dew,
Refreshing though for a moment,
As the morning sun rises, it’s gone,
But passionately reappear in the cool of night.

Look, hidden in this little flower bud,
Sleeps a sweetly fragrant beautiful red rose,
Hidden in those silent majestic mountains,
Hot molten larva flows.

O words….
Words spoken from a soft tongue,
Like roaring thunder in a stormy sky,
To justly awake all slumbering souls.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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Written while flying above Bay of Bengal....

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  • Hans Vr (5/31/2013 7:50:00 AM)

    Makes the reader's heart a bit softer
    gives a spark of inspiration to the mind
    warms the soul
    Excelllent poem, my friend (Report) Reply

  • Ambrosia A (5/28/2013 5:22:00 AM)

    Beauty lies in the beholder's eye. Only the tender heart, full of feelings can appreciate the hidden greatness in every drop, bud, star, word.......Kudos, for poem, poetic heart. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (5/24/2013 12:10:00 PM)

    A poetry with a soul, insight, wisdom and value...what more can i add? ? ? only positive ones allowed! _Soul (Report) Reply

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