spiritual seeker

Rookie - 138 Points (22-11-55 / Malaysia)

Living Gem


In my clear dream,
I was digging the soft ground.
To my utmost happiness I found a piece of shiny white stone.
Happily I put it inside my pocket and rushed to take home.
It was shining more brightly though I wanted to hide it from others.
Along the way, a few people stopped me and wanted a piece of it.
Holding the glittering stone in both hands…
As if living and continuously changing…
From one, it became several smaller beautiful reddish round and oval pieces...
Multiple colours, it’s beauty now indescribable.
I decided then to give half of those precious gems to others,
At that very moment, I was awakened by the morning azan*.
With a light and happy heart,
I hurried for my prayer.


*muslim call for prayer

Submitted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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It was a dream I had a day back. Certainly, there is a beautiful message hidden in that dream. Happy to share....

Comments about this poem (Living Gem by spiritual seeker )

  • Veteran Poet - 1,092 Points Unwritten Soul (6/30/2013 12:41:00 AM)

    Ahhhh this is calming, i love the images..so beautiful and pure_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,724 Points Heather Wilkins (6/5/2013 10:01:00 AM)

    this is a lovely dream. Sharing is a gift of life. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ambrosia A (6/3/2013 6:39:00 AM)

    Is it the gem of wisdom, happiness and hope you carry all the way along and want to share? Can I have bit of it? Thank you poet for sharing lovely dream, now blooming in poem. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,787 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (5/31/2013 9:45:00 AM)

    a beautiful poem combined with wonderful meaning.. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,337 Points Hans Vr (5/31/2013 7:56:00 AM)

    Wonderful, my friend
    What a great dream
    I want to dream like that, I want be like that,
    I very thoroughly enjoyed this poem with a fantastic end. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points David Wood (5/30/2013 8:22:00 AM)

    The pebble may be hope that you have and wish to share. (Report) Reply

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