Gerry Legister

Silver Star - 3,855 Points (21/01/66 / Silver Spring, Westmorland, Jamaica)

Still Waiting - Poem by Gerry Legister

Every sixty seconds spent waiting,
On the reality to obtain promises,
Could be a minute of inheritance gone?
Never to come back and take chances.

More time may elapse after still waiting,
And you may grow faint and weary,
But preserved confidence in expecting,
Fulfilment of promise to make you happy.

Keep waiting to inherit the promises,
For this is what patience implied,
If we believe, faith preserves appearances,
To see the glory for which others has died.

Sitting awake in the dark still waiting,
Being who I am claiming to be,
The solitude of memory is everything,
A secret at the time belong in me.

On a trail where mystery is what I am doing here,
As if watching silent glimpse of myself,
The waiting goes on around the next corner,
Always passing the enterprises I felt.


Comments about Still Waiting by Gerry Legister

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (8/28/2016 9:49:00 PM)


    Congrats my friend. I am happy for you that this creative composition was selected as poem of the day! (Report) Reply

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  • Onuora Ilodibe (8/17/2016 1:51:00 PM)


    With faith waiting is worth it, even though hope deferred makes the heart sick. Beautiful poem (Report) Reply

  • (8/3/2016 6:20:00 AM)


    well penned! ! ! I enjoyed reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Bhargabi Dei Mahakul (7/6/2016 9:00:00 PM)


    Watching silent glimpse of self in next corner of waiting is mysterious but reality touches mind in waiting and poems come out. Awaking in the dark and proceeding towards light is definitely life's aim. Waiting for God is great in sense. Very amazing poem this is...I am rating 10 for this. (Report) Reply

  • Tapan M. Saren (7/4/2016 10:48:00 AM)


    A very very beautiful poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (7/3/2016 1:41:00 AM)


    True.

    Regards Robert
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (7/2/2016 5:42:00 AM)


    To obtain promises in life matters a lot. Every sixty seconds spent is waiting value more in life. Very amazing drafting that goes to next corner in waiting and reading. Interesting sharing....10 (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (6/24/2016 11:20:00 PM)


    A nice poem that has been deservedly selected for the honor.
    'Sitting awake in the dark still waiting,
    Being who I am claiming to be,
    The solitude of memory is everything,
    A secret at the time belong in me..' - Loved this stanza particularly more.
    (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (6/14/2016 11:32:00 AM)


    A minute of promise, at the expense of an inherited minute. Wow! Exceptionally visionary poem. Well deserved positioning and congrats. X (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (6/7/2016 10:00:00 AM)


    Many congrats for this honour...It rightly deserves. (Report) Reply

  • (6/7/2016 1:03:00 AM)


    Really enjoyed this, highly original piece. Clever mastery articulating 'our' art of 'being'. (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2016 11:10:00 PM)


    Beautifully envisioned meaningful and thought provoking poem. Thanks for sharing it and heartiest congrats on it's selection as member Poem Of The Day. (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2016 4:44:00 PM)


    Exceptionally crafted work, a good meditation on the benefits of patience. Great selection for Poem of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (6/1/2016 8:31:00 AM)


    There is hope! Keep the faith! !
    As It is written: Wait I say, wait on the Lord,
    and He shall strengthen thine heart..
    (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (6/1/2016 6:27:00 AM)


    Patience indeed is a vertue. That point is well expressed in this beautiful poem. Congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/1/2016 4:01:00 AM)


    Hope! ! ! fulfilment of promise. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (6/1/2016 3:13:00 AM)


    A great thoughtful poem, a well deserved selection as members' poem of the day, congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (6/1/2016 2:21:00 AM)


    Congrats on poem of the day, Gerry (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2016 1:01:00 AM)


    Hits home about faith being the patience to get to the promised land. (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2016 12:54:00 AM)


    Fascinating poem, Gerry. Congratulations for having it selected as Poem of the Day! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 18, 2012



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