Treasure Island

louis rams

(09/13/1943 / new york city)

Into Black and White


(5/24/13)
I often wonder if our voices are actually heard.
If people read our every word!
Or is it like life where you skim through it to get to the end
Never realizing that you might lose a friend.
We don’t stop to see and admire the picture as a whole
And “ that beauty” will never unfold.
You know! I also wonder!
That GOD could have made this world, humanity
And the entire universe in a split second, yet he chose
To do it in six days
To enjoy all the beauties that he created.
Then why do we rush in our lives?
When he has given us time to enjoy his creations
Without all the devastations.
If we work eight hours, sleep eight hours
Then the other eight hours are for us to set our goals
And pursue our dreams and take care of our to do lists
And to smell the flowers – ‘HE has given us enough hours! ”
“THAT BEING SAID” let’s move ahead!
The words you put down in black and white
Are your joys and your struggles in this life?
It is a path to your heart and soul, and a story that must be told.
Your hidden thoughts and dreams can now be seen
Your wants, your needs, your hopes, your dreams, your desires
All of this created that burning fire.
If every living creature can communicate with each other

Then why can’t we? My sisters and brothers!

Submitted: Friday, May 24, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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  • Patricia Grantham (6/8/2013 2:09:00 PM)

    We were created by God not to just live on this earth
    but to be a benefit to mankind. To help our brothers
    and sisters when needed. Also to be a friend to
    a lonely or elderly person. We are our brothers keeper.
    Enjoyed this write. (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (5/25/2013 8:40:00 AM)

    I dint just skim thru this wondrful muse i did peruse it to find it remarkable as a poem. Do read mine too if u wish. (Report) Reply

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