Leaking Pen

(Wellington, New Zealand)

Morning Eyes Gently Awake


My morning eyes gently awake
First taste of life on my breath,
Ease me into the living earthquake
While others succumb to death.

Another sunrise livens my heart
To the beat of a new horizon.
Optimism forms my tongue's art,
My life shines like a bright diamond.

I witness my daily transformations
From night darkness as dull as coal,
To like-minded who birth Godly nations
By extending helping hands, God's drum roll.

Besides offering after church service coffee or poached eggs
Or sizzling sausages over toasted whole meal bread,
Is to fight hunger whenever it exists with travelling legs
And reach out, and never give up to help, is a godly trend.

No bank account is fat enough to hold
Sum of good deeds to buy a pass to heaven.
Passion to serve is not based on a fixed mould,
His vacant cross-answered that question.

Acts of kindness in a world gone bare,
When 'I' replaces 'US' and me for 'You'
By giving and our will to care and share
Despite how dull the task seems or its hue.

Living colours announce the dawn of each spring,
And snowbells replace death mask and its winter's bleach.
Honeysuckle to bees like love symbol in a wedding ring,
Sunflowers in the fields are but nature's way to outreach.

My poem's corporate image rebranded to: "God's Thanksgiving"
And Thanksgiving should not be for the few, once in a year treat.
Lets us have no more death resulting from hunger for the living,
And Thanksgiving should not be about all you can eat!

October 4th 2013
Official document signed by Leaking Pen 2013

Revised Oct 26th 2014

Submitted: Friday, October 04, 2013
Edited: Saturday, October 25, 2014

Topic(s): thanksgiving


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Morning Eyes Gently Awake by Leaking Pen )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. no blue/no green, delilah contrapunctal.... ye ..
  2. leave, Vanessa Parodia
  3. Two Books For Each Person, Is It Poetry
  4. Moment, Vanessa Parodia
  5. The Broken Heart, kashif khan
  6. The Posture Of Consciousness, Maharishi Deja Vu
  7. Cloudy eyes, Nassy Fesharaki
  8. Ill luck, hasmukh amathalal
  9. The Peasant, kashif khan
  10. Insanity Of Control, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet John Clare

I love to see the old heath's withered brake
Mingle its crimpled leaves with furze and ling,
While the old heron from the lonely lake
Starts slow and flaps its melancholy wing,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Grace Paley

 

Trending Poems

  1. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]