Into This World


World! Wide! Love!
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Nothing but love I brought into this world,

I was transparent to all who cared,

I had no need for extra things,

Because I had lots of love to share,

As I grew older the world was mine,

To explore the treasures she had,

And to her bosom I often went,

For I was a curious lad,

Barefoot and rambunctious I grew up,

With few possessions to my name,

Only what nature so freely gave,

Were part of the rules of the game,

Splendid colors did the earth display,

From pastels to brilliant shades,

As she twirled on her destined way,

The world watched as I emulated her lead,

I shared my belongings along the way,

And love was all I ever needed,

To keep my greed at bay,

But the pretenders of love did not stop,

I fought through loneliness and tears,

All I had left was love, sweet love,

And it’s stayed with me for years,

There’s nothing else but love,

That’ll fit between those pearly gates,

And everything else will slip right down,

And fall through the sewer’s grates.

 

3 thoughts on “Into This World

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    1. I have my moments of good but I’m still growing and learning even at this stage.

      May the sun be on your face and the wind at your back as the Lord blesses you throughout the day. Carpe diem!

  1. Hi Dan
    The poem is lovely. And you’re quite right – Love truly is the only reality, the only thing that lives on. I look forward to reading some more of your beautiful poetry. Thank you.
    Many thanks too for visiting my blog “2012 The Year of Love” and for mentioning it in your link for related articles.
    Blessings from Izzy
    Blessings from Izzy

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