Treasure Island

Alven L. Robinson


Beneath The Thunderdome


Lost his Soul he did, Forbid -
Jeremiah hid beneath the Thunderdome,
And there alone he found
The mirror had Disappeared -
Nothing, nothing, left to see,
Nothing heard or prayer to plead,
Just some fleeting hours and years
Without the mirror to pretend,
His Soul to witness end to end,
Hope fulfilled as will believed
Upon the sands of certainty,
An idea longing for embrace
Eternal wish as resting place
Surrounded by a binding dream,
Continuing, continuing - someone's way,
Someone's notion on display -

All to find another day -
Just one more, Salvation always
At the door, Incarnations to adore,
Transformations as the Way - again, again,
An offer sent - Heaven's invitation meant
Just for You, just for Me, a chosen few - Infinity.
Perhaps there's more than meets the eye
Behind another pulpit lie,
Or faith to try and testify -
A view well past the moment's gate
Nietzsche's return as more than fate.

Who is it truly knows?
Who has watched the lantern flow
Beyond the doubts that haunt the road?
Prophets in their robes of light
Mendicants who deal in flight
A sage who hears the voice of fools
The heretic who bends the rules
The rishi who can walk the coals
The suttee princess merit earned,
Monks in line to beg a turn -
A pilgrim crawling though the cold
And back again, it's been foretold -
Or maybe a Messiah dead, before return
The cavern fed - or pyre left to burn instead.

All to seek a simple Soul,
The sounds of Brahma's drums to roll,
Yantra visions to extol,
Orphic verses from a scroll - Immortality as goal -
Heralding the winds across
The grieving for each child lost;
Each requiem beneath a tree
A dirge to mark the falling leaves,
Down, down, down, into the Cosmic view -
Darkest light and whitest hue -
Never, ever to refuse
A traveler knocking at the door,
Perhaps another dance in store -
Nothing less and Nothing more.

Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): Spiritual

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 (Beneath The Thunderdome by Alven L. Robinson )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. A Touch of Fall (Revised), Rhonda Trull
  2. Life Is, Rhonda Trull
  3. WOMAN'S WOE, vidyut chakraborty
  4. أطفال الحب العظيم, مالك حداد
  5. وتمتمت الزهرة, مالك حداد
  6. Have You Ever Walked Alone In The Woods?, Kyle Schlicher
  7. على المنضدة, مالك حداد
  8. Trusting God, Tom Zart
  9. إني أكتب لأكون جديرا بأمي, مالك حداد
  10. صور, مالك حداد

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  4. Morning, Paul Laurence Dunbar
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. "Hope" is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]