ENOCH JOHN

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

A Grain Of Sand - Poem by ENOCH JOHN

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.


Comments about A Grain Of Sand by ENOCH JOHN

  • Rookie - 446 Points Indira Renganathan (9/19/2009 8:27:00 AM)

    Wonderful....not even the tiny grain of sand we are in this vast macrocosm...beautiful poem (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 40 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (6/4/2009 11:55:00 AM)

    A thoughts provoking wonderful poem! 10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (4/21/2009 10:31:00 PM)

    this is a brilliant piece.. just tbrillaint (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sameer Ahmed (4/18/2009 5:41:00 AM)

    The interplay between the vastness of universe and
    creations is amazing. Though unseemingly such minute
    things can be unimportant but can be otherwise too
    leading to a fruitful presence......10/10

    Best Wishes
    Sameer (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,686 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (2/19/2009 10:38:00 AM)

    How small I am and fleeting my life against the vastnes of the Universe's eternal sky and yet I AM.Wonderful poem about the signifigance of each life.A ten from me.Please read my RAINBOW IN MOTION HAIKUS when you get a chance to. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 29, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2009


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