Terrance Tracy

Rookie - 147 Points (October 11,1947 / Port Arthur Texas USA)

To What End Poem by Terrance Tracy

'In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.'

Perfection with beauty a world he did create for humanity to appreciate; a place of no vexation of soul that was his mold.
But then that which was perfect went another direction because of indiscretion there exists aggression from the watchers that calls for insurrection of God's perfect creation.

To what end are we to fall killing one another, and that's not all, destroying the beauty that was meant to be for you and me for the sake of prosperity we have lost our destiny.

Lost in the glare of city lights are the stars of God's creation with lack of no appreciation for that which was perfect was lost that night when we demanded light. To what end are we to depend on our ability to re-create that which was great.

Microphone to cell phones, radios and videos from satellites we communicate because we have lost that inner voice that will get us through the gate; can you count the cost?

To what end are we to depend, eternity do we suspend, this I cannot apprehend.
Yet there is hope and peace that all will one day agree, every knee will bow and tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is the one who brings us victory over death the final enemy this is predestined to be.

Terrance Tracy

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Thursday, November 21, 2013

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


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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

perfection cannot create imperfection because it would then be imperfect from the beginning. We enjoy all this technology but at what cost to eternity. It is said that we learn from history but the only thing we learn from history is that we don't learn history.
The more things change the more they remain the same. Just part of my meditation on God's creation.


Terrance Tracy

Comments about this poem (To What End by Terrance Tracy )

  • Bronze Star - 2,141 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (10/26/2013 7:33:00 AM)

    A thoughprovokin great poem on man's rapacity! True.
    Pls review my latest poem too. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,027 Points Khairul Ahsan (10/25/2013 10:00:00 PM)

    'we have lost that inner voice that will get us through the gate; can you count the cost? , '
    You have left the reader with a point to ponder.
    'Yet there is hope and peace that all will agree to the one who brings us victory over death the final enemy this is predestined to be.'
    This needs a bit of elaboration, perhaps. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Caged Bird, Maya Angelou
  5. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Television, Roald Dahl
  9. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
[Hata Bildir]