I have accepted it, hope you will.

The scenes flash
in a series that runs smoothly
without a glare

somehow i have decided not to watch it
straight since it can be
a source of
prolonged and undisturbed pain

and so i shift from one frame to another
summer and winter
landscape and numbers
this time sky and then in a moment
somewhere there could be a meeting
or none at all

the joys are intermittent
and i like it the way it should be
something that sometimes
we are not prepared yet to accept
but it is there
gazing at us and saying that it has
been a part of
our very being

and they shall concoct stories and
offer some explanation and lay the usual rules of
the game of life

there are scales which the rainbow fish wears
as it swims deep into the sea
and soon disappear into what we deem as the unknowable

be glad you are here
and with this short time we have
we cannot really make a lot of difference
peace be with you, that is the last offer
that is made

i have accepted it, hope you will.

Submitted: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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

What do you think this poem is about?

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 (I have accepted it, hope you will. by RIC S. BASTASA )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

Poem of the Day

poet Robert William Service

Just Home and Love! the words are small
Four little letters unto each;
And yet you will not find in all
The wide and gracious range of speech
Two more so tenderly complete:
...... Read complete »


Modern Poem

poet Paul Muldoon


Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  3. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. In Flanders Field, John McCrae
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  9. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  10. Home And Love, Robert William Service

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]