Eric Cockrell


That's Enough For Me! - Poem by Eric Cockrell

from a tiny acorn,
the oak tree grows.
what a man cant find,
a child will know.
only the heart
knows the secret
of where the wind blows...
and that's enough for me.

from drops of water,
the clouds are formed.
that go together,
to make the storm.
from the thunder
and the lightning,
the rainbow is born....
and that's enough for me.

the feeling that i have for you
is the simple song i sing.
your mind may not understand,
but your heart knows what i mean.


Comments about That's Enough For Me! by Eric Cockrell

  • Souren Mondal (11/8/2015 3:13:00 AM)


    'the feeling that i have for you

    is the simple song i sing.

    your mind may not understand,

    but your heart knows what i mean.'

    Interesting lines and a very well-written poem.. Thank you :)
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  • (7/29/2014 11:48:00 PM)


    I really loved this poem. Somethings don't need to be explained. (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (5/25/2012 8:05:00 PM)


    This one's a winner! (as all the comments below confirm) . (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (5/25/2012 3:58:00 AM)


    Such a beautiful poem, that has cheered up my morning (Report) Reply

  • (5/24/2012 4:38:00 PM)


    I really like this one Eric, the simplicity of the heart is beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • (5/24/2012 3:35:00 PM)


    Excellent Eric. Do you have this available on CD? If so how may I obtain one please? (Report) Reply

  • (5/23/2012 3:54:00 PM)


    Really beautiful, and a good song/poem to remember friends with. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (5/23/2012 1:55:00 PM)


    A lovely poem Eric - very good. The heart knows all if we would look there. (Report) Reply

  • (5/23/2012 1:34:00 PM)


    i wrote this originally as lyrics for a song... my good friend Tim Bridges wrote the music... he has passed on to the other side now. came to my memory again at the passing of another friend, Joey Ottone, this week.... for all those we've loved and lived life with, for those who have journeyed with us! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012



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