ENOCH JOHN

Rookie (30/07/1958 / TRINIDAD and TOBAGO)

A Grain of Sand


alone,
in the monumental scheme of things
i sit
on the beach.

Perhaps unimportant,
Like a polished pebble,
or even a solitary grain of sand.

probably
i mightn't count for much
in the monumental scheme of things

in this vast universe
where hang like cherries of a tree
in a vast oval sky,

multitudinous stars,
and earth,
being just one of them.

Submitted: Saturday, November 29, 2008
Edited: Monday, April 20, 2009

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