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My interest and insights have changed over the years, things are not what they used to be, things are not what they really seem to be, life is much more than what we perceive it to be, my blog is my attempt to understand and share some of my thoughts that are expressible. Happily married, mother of two amazing little people...

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Poem to Ponder

Dear God, forgive me...

Today upon a bus
I saw a girl with golden hair
And wished I was as fair.
When suddenly she rose to leave,
I saw her hobble down the aisle.
She had one leg and wore a crutch,
But as she passed, a smile.
Dear God, forgive me when I whine,
I have two legs the world is mine.

I stopped to buy some candy.
The lad who sold it to me had such charm.
I talked with him, he seems so glad;
If I were late, it'd do no harm;
And as I left, he said to me:
"I thank you, you've been so kind.
Its so nice to talk with folks like you.
You see, "he said, "Im blind."
Dear God forgive me when I whine,
I have two eyes, the world is mine.

Later while walking down the street
I saw a child with eyes of blue.
He stood and watched the others play.
He did not know what to do.
I stopped a moment and then I said:
"Why dont you join the others, dear?"
He looked ahead without a word.
And then I knew he couldn't hear.
Dear God forgive me when I whine.

With feet to take me where I'd go.
With eyes to see the sunset's glow.
With ears to hear what I'd know.
Dear God forgive me when I whine.
Im blessed indeed, the world is mine.


Princess Jibi said...

Deep poem, am going to ponder it tomorrow when my stomach is full, and my brain has fuel...

Venki said...

gr8 poem,evry one should think like this so tat v all can make the best of our lives rather than complainin abt it..

ugyen said...

Hi There, Thanks for dropping by!! well indeed you can make it out one day..but 2008 would be a bonus, 100 years of Monarchy and Official Coronation of Fifth King...

beenzzz said...

I really needed to read that! It really puts everything into perspective.

Fatima Mohamed said...

princessjibi: lol you'd beeter be full when ur ready to think..

venki: thanks for visiting my blog, we sure should not compalin

ugyen: your welcome, LOL soon to be KING!!

beenzzz: yep it sure does