Treasure Island

Blessing Anastasia Abaka

(June 8 1991 / Nigeria, lagos)

Mother Nature


Mother Nature gives each age its own special horror.
Death never comes at the right time,
It always comes like a thief.
All who are born die,
All who die will be reborn.
All of live is nothing more than a motion picture
Projected into a vase screen.
Life is not a curse,
Life is a song.

Mortals have always exaggerated the difference between love and hate
Both comes from the heart.
When you were in love, you knew no fear or hatred
When you were fearful, there was no possibility of love and hate
And when there was hate, there was only hate.
you can never hate strongly
Unless you have loved strongly.
Longing is older than love
And one cannot exist without the other.

Persistence is the key to solving most mysteries
When you have eliminated the impossible,
Whatever remains, no matter how improbable
must be truth.
there is no use in asking why,
It's like asking nature the same question about itself;
Why is fire hot not cold?
Why does the eyes see and not hear?
Why is there birth and death?
These things are just the way there are.
The opposite of love is not hate
It is indifference
That is why so few people find God.

Submitted: Thursday, November 22, 2012

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 (Mother Nature by Blessing Anastasia Abaka )

Enter the verification code :

  • Asif Andalib (11/23/2012 12:35:00 AM)

    Although I have got somewhat different views on life, death and God but I enjoyed reading your poem (Report) Reply

  • Nader Baheri (11/22/2012 9:28:00 AM)

    the perspective of nice thoughts.with wonderful ending.especially the simple questions at the end.enjoyed reading it.
    cheers~nb (Report) Reply

  • Jahan Zeb (11/22/2012 7:54:00 AM)

    A poem full of wise thought. Detailed and interesting. I liked the comparisons you have made. Well Written. (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Feminine Beauty, chanchal gupta
  2. Alone again, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  3. [Challenge] Entrees for September (Disqu.., Brian Johnston
  4. Indulgences, Jayatissa Liyanage
  5. From The Balcony, Heather Burns
  6. Ang undubai, Shri R Brahma
  7. 10 January 2014, Shri R Brahma
  8. October is next to September تشرين الاول.., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. October is next to September, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  10. I feel bored, MOHAMMAD SKATI

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. My Love Is Like To Ice, Edmund Spenser
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  9. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]