Treasure Island

Aufie Zophy

(18 October 1964)

Speck of significance


In the universe, a human so small,
Looking just like a speck of dust
But born with a mind and a soul
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  • Captain Cur (5/25/2012 1:01:00 PM)

    Masterful poem about the power of one small ripple
    to have enormous impact on the shores of the world. (Report) Reply

  • Kipper Stagg (3/10/2012 5:16:00 AM)

    You brought a tear to my eye, your heart like your poetry is so pure
    you have brightened my day!
    thank you
    kipper stagg (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (8/25/2011 9:37:00 PM)

    I loved the idea of the 'kindness revolt'- there's some change for us that politics can never deliver (no matter what it keeps on promising) . I tried to see if I had commented
    on this before but it would never allow me to see 'all 16 comments'. Anyway if I did comment before, it's still a marvelous job here. (Report) Reply

  • Raeanne Furfaro (8/15/2011 3:21:00 AM)

    WOW. Really excellent. This poem speaks volumes to me. I have a friend in Malaysia who spends her days tirelessly working on behalf of others. She is my heroine. She is wonderful and has a beautiful soul and the kindest heart. This poem speaks about her to me and I love it. It is so profound what one speck can do in the dust storm swirling around us. Beautiful and may i share this with her? She was the first to have one of my poems published on her non profit sites blog. I love the tiny speck doing so much good in the world. Brava... (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (4/25/2011 3:06:00 AM)

    Even the simplest act of kindness is significant. It must start somewhere. I'd like to be a speck of significance. Strong, positive message. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Colin J... (7/26/2010 2:55:00 PM)

    Hopefully we will all want to chose the latter...

    Another beautiful poem...
    Colin J... (Report) Reply

  • Amrit Rathi (6/8/2010 9:13:00 AM)

    A Poem with gigantic significance! Penned beautifully to sink the message deeply in human consciousness...... a human so small..., like a speck of dust...see how one of the small insignificant things...Can have an effect, so gigantic.. kind act.....Make a choice....a speck of dust..or of significance. VITAL MESSAGE OF LOVE. Thanks 10+++++
    - (Report) Reply

  • Gita Ashok (6/7/2010 8:10:00 AM)

    Very well written. Keep writing and thanks for sharing. I liked your concluding lines:

    So in each of our lives we must
    Make a choice of incredible importance
    Do we want to be just a speck of dust
    Or a speck of significance. (Report) Reply

  • Preetam Shetty (6/7/2010 3:16:00 AM)

    Bravo Sir, these words are path to enlightment, they made me think about the reason for my existence

    I salute you (Report) Reply

  • Kolawole Ajao (6/6/2010 11:16:00 AM)

    This is unarguably the most pedagogic poem I ever read on poemhunter. Thought-provoking. Keep it up! (Report) Reply

  • Sreekala Sukumaran (6/4/2010 2:01:00 AM)

    But if a butterfly in India, flapping its wings
    could cause a storm over the Atlantic
    liked the comparison act of kindness can create such a great movement. well written good work 10++... (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (6/2/2010 9:04:00 PM)

    But if a butterfly in India, flapping its wings
    could cause a storm over the Atlantic
    i liked this comparison of how a little act of kindness can create such a great movement.

    Act of kindness and real love is always universal (Report) Reply

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