Tuesday, September 23, 2014

My Glimpse of Eternity

Nature brings out the poet in me.  I don't often share them, but below is my latest composition.
My Glimpse of Eternity

Sometimes I cannot fathom my good fortune
Of being born into a paradise of bounty
With boundless prairie to run
With countless mountains to climb
With so few people
And such open skies
That I cherish.

Sometimes I cannot comprehend my blessings
Why my compass was turned to point me this way
To marvel at miniature miracles
To prize the interconnection of the forest floor
To wander with the bears and the bison and the bluebirds
Burning to know them
To live in their harmony.


Sometimes I cannot fathom my good fortune
Of being intimate with geysers
And infatuated with kingfishers
Bearing witness to my glimpse of eternity
As the deer and badger
As the ponderosa and lodge pole pines
And I am uplifted with these blessings of my life.

The blue jay giggles
The elk beckons
The trails whisper my name
It is within me and without
But I’m never the same.

All photos from Yellowstone National Park.

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful poetry, beautiful pictures, thank you for sharing.

    San xx

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  2. That is very nice. Very, very nice.

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  3. Beautiful photo's and thank you for sharing your poetry. I am enjoying your blog. Nice work.

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    1. Thanks, Johanna! I have just only taken a peek, but I think I will enjoy your blog as well!

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