Treasure Island

jon groff

(earth)

The Garden of The Divine


I've been trampling through the garden of the divine,
and now I can see that their suffering is truly mine.
The reason the world has been trampling on my soul,
never trying to replace the innocence that they stole.
They create the problem so that you need their solution,
Seems you can't escape this never ending mind pollution.
they use a doctrine of love and skewer it with their own spin,
making you want to be a slave so that you can be free of sin.
The creation of an eternal debt that can never be paid,
and through complacence I'm supposed to be saved.
for some it's a one way ticket out of the land of despair,
but how can you be free under a judgmental glare.
To reach the mountain tops and bask in the suns glow,
the only way to breakout is through the valleys below.
once you realize joy is not a phase but a state of being,
you'll see how enlightenment can be quite liberating.
I've been trampling through the garden of the divine,
Clearing space in order to erect my own holy shrine.
The reason why is so that I may once again be whole,
Hopefully I can replace the innocence that they stole.

Submitted: Friday, May 16, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Topic(s): religion

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 (The Garden of The Divine by jon groff )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. La serpiente que divide el mundo, Train .., Virgil Suárez
  2. The Myth of the Fabulous Sinkhole Island, Virgil Suárez
  3. In The House of White Light, Virgil Suárez
  4. AND IT WAS WRITTEN, Stephen Karnaghan
  5. Legacy, Babatunde Aremu
  6. Prayer by the Fire, Mark R. Elias
  7. Race for flowers, Somanathan Iyer
  8. At the Pulpit, Mark R. Elias
  9. Pulling force, Somanathan Iyer
  10. Leo, Virgil Suárez

Poem of the Day

poet Helen Hunt Jackson

The month of carnival of all the year,
When Nature lets the wild earth go its way,
And spend whole seasons on a single day.
The spring-time holds her white and purple dear;
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]