Treasure Island

chuck Hurley

(12-19-31 / Boston MA)

First Water


The water had its beginning before time began
Before even the first born our God would call earthly man.
The creator knew the value and significance of water
Just as its second human creation we call an earthly daughter.

Man certainly does not live by bread alone
But along side the children who sleep at home.
Man can survive without food for a long, long time
But not for long without water nor drinking wine.

The universal one covered earth with two thirds water
Still not as miraculous as the gift of a daughter.
More bounty in the water than in the soil
How expressive is the holy one when we toil.

A green tree grows on coral with a great deal of salt
A desire of the eternal God who has no fault.
The creator separated the birds from the land and sea
Also for man and woman and their child to be.

Water cleans, heals and provides
Mother nature gives, replenishes and renews with each new tide.

Submitted: Saturday, November 10, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011
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