Treasure Island

Edwina Reizer

(12/22/1937 / LAKEWOOD, NJ)

A Different View


I ventured out at midnight
and gazed up at the sky.
I saw way beyond the stars
the celestial forms on high.

The peace it brought
was in the knowing
that each tiny spec
is slowly growing

into something larger every day
and knew that I was too.
Something too grand for this tiny earth
and so it changed my view.

I now know that the midnight sky
gave me the chance to see
that I too, will grow in size
and live for eternity.

Submitted: Thursday, August 16, 2012

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?

Comments about this poem (A Different View by Edwina Reizer )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Burns

When biting Boreas, fell and doure,
Sharp shivers thro' the leafless bow'r;
When Phoebus gies a short-liv'd glow'r,
Far south the lift,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Pope

 
[Hata Bildir]