Treasure Island

Min Sia


The Conversation


One stormy night..
Darkness surrounds so might..
Suddenly, a great thunder..
I asked,
'My only God, how long this storm will last? '
-'A second.'

A second! A second! ..It took my life..my everything...
A second? !

I asked,
'Dearest God, do we have the same seconds..the same time? '
-'No.'
'Then how long it is then? '
-'A million years.'

A million years. A million years.
My Precious God of mercy.
This storm has drowned me..my family..my neighbors..
You have the power..the will..
Why my Lord..Why?

I asked
'God, you have few words. How long will you stay tonight? '
-'My child..I will stay..for years to come..I just had smiled on you.

(Oh! My Lord God..I was really blessed..For all these trials I have, I know it's for my better..I know you'll not give me that I could not overcome..)

Dear Readers, God smiles in different ways...

Submitted: Thursday, December 04, 2008
Edited: Thursday, December 04, 2008

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  • Dr Rajesh Kumar Vaid (12/11/2008 10:59:00 PM)

    It is so wonderful to read a poem of conversation between Min and God, for people won't believe, but It is true that we can talk with God. Great instance! (Report) Reply

  • Richard Post (12/10/2008 3:06:00 PM)

    I suddenly realized how beautiful your poem is, and it must be written from real tragedy, may your sunshine after the storm be bright (Report) Reply

  • Sarwar Chowdhury (12/10/2008 12:04:00 PM)

    Oh! superb conversations princess!
    Vrey pure reflection!
    And the way you penned is excellent!
    10+1000000 (Report) Reply

  • Sathyanarayana M V S (12/6/2008 11:45:00 AM)

    Mia you are right. During trying circumstances only we pray; when God stays nearer to us.......Yes God is always merciful; only we have to realize. (Report) Reply

  • Sabrina Jubahar (12/5/2008 4:38:00 AM)

    This is a great piece. Keeps me believing that no matter what, God will always watch us. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Godfrey Machuka (12/4/2008 9:51:00 PM)

    Truly Min, I've had conversations with God but I have never been this creative to jot it down. You continuously amaze. I love the way you look at life differently....and in this poem, the way God speaks to the rest of us when we are in dire need of the strong reassurence.10 is my rating! (Report) Reply

  • Anjali Sinha (12/4/2008 9:42:00 PM)

    yes like Kamran I too would say the same
    so well portrayed this simple conversation to God
    well done Min and yes you do deserve a ++10
    regards Anju (Report) Reply

  • Dr Kamran Haider (12/4/2008 12:56:00 PM)

    Thank you so much for sharing this great conversation with me... Wow... What a great way of telling a simple philosophy; know almost to all but accepted by rare souls... You are one of those rare souls MIn...
    Regards, Kamran (Report) Reply

  • Naru Kaede (12/4/2008 10:15:00 AM)

    GOD always accompany us,
    When you're afraid, even you're happy,
    But sometimes GOD beaten by our felt,
    We forget for what GOD bring to us,
    That we couldn't remember that GOD it's more close,
    Close than our vein, , ,

    This poem is so cool, I like it so much, , ,
    Naru Kaede, (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (12/4/2008 10:05:00 AM)

    true, God smiles in different ways...and your poem is one of those ways...an interesting 'conversation' indeed... pleasing to ears and mind...Ten for you, Min (Report) Reply

  • Reina Lorenzo (12/4/2008 7:07:00 AM)

    inspiring piece! ! !
    don't worry, God is always there and everywhere..

    keep smiling! ! (Report) Reply

  • Palas Kumar Ray (12/4/2008 5:33:00 AM)

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    We should not loose our Faith on Him being tired.he is always beside us.Nice way to tell it to us. Your poetry transmits courage to travel uncertain trails.
    ____________________________________________________________________ (Report) Reply

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