Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR)

Gold Star - 79,677 Points (1960 / A Collection of Select Literary Works)

The Light Of Deity... - Poem by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR)

Where were you when the Maple trees cried?
Where were you when their leaves fell and dried?
Where were you when Mother Nature just sighed,
With a wink and smile to Autunntide's beguile.

Yes, I know, You were there, I believe, I'll attest
Even trees need a stretch of a long winters rest.
And, You knew all of this, before You made the sky kiss-
Off the clouds and the Sun, and so much more than this,
before the air, mornings dew and the breeze that cools the mist
before you sent your only Son to carry out His sacrifice
that began a chain of Renaissance from Resurrections light.
You were there, You are here... Your presence always be
Because that's what God does....He's the Light of Diety.



FjR-MMXV

Topic(s) of this poem: god


Comments about The Light Of Deity... by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR)

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (7/26/2016 7:25:00 PM)


    A sweet s sublime song of the powerful presence of the Potentate/God. Well done! (Report) Reply

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  • Robert Cardozza (2/22/2016 1:24:00 AM)


    truth be told here and with superior poetic workmanship. (Report) Reply

  • Saul Ranton (2/22/2016 1:15:00 AM)


    Whoa! ! ! ! I'll go with susan and just say WOW, WOW, WOW, WOW! And Awesome too! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (2/22/2016 1:10:00 AM)


    Funny thing is that with it's many structural faults, it had to be this one chosen for a P.O.D..when my name got pulled of the POD poetry pool...LoL...Grateful all the same, PH...Most of all, thanks to all who read, and mucho thanks to those who took the time to leave their cyber-mark...Again, much appreciated ~FjR~ (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad Akhtar Jawad (2/21/2016 9:45:00 PM)


    He created, gave his soul to us and slept in our hearts. Now it's our responsibility to do the rest. A beautiful poem FJR, after a long time I see a very good selection of members poem of the day. Congratulations are needed by undeserving selections but it's customary so I congratulate you. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (2/21/2016 6:10:00 PM)


    ..........a most lovely tribute ★ (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (2/21/2016 4:48:00 PM)


    WoW. WoW. and WoW. Not very literary of me to say but so descriptive of how I felt after reading this masterpiece. I could say awesome but that doesn't express my feelings quite as well as WoW. I would applaud but you cannot hear. So..... WoW, sir, Wow! (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (2/21/2016 9:07:00 AM)


    Beautiful poem. One haunting question asked by humans is that why suffering is there. To accept and reconcile with Nature's way is a way forward. (Report) Reply

  • Mark Dillon Mark Dillon (2/21/2016 8:11:00 AM)


    Really profound, I had to read it quite few times in succession to let it sink in. enjoyed IT, THANK YOU FOR SHARING. (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (2/21/2016 4:39:00 AM)


    Following lines of the poem open up a wonderful narrative but the denouement would so dramatic and philosophical, I could not have imagined. It's just amazing. Liked it. Congrats for being on top of the order, Frank. Thanks.
    Where were you when the Maple trees cried?
    Where were you when their leaves fell and dried? (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (2/21/2016 3:27:00 AM)


    Before the air! With the ways of nature. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (2/21/2016 12:41:00 AM)


    Glad you got this honor, Frank. (Report) Reply

  • Pranab K Chakraborty Pranab K Chakraborty (2/21/2016 12:40:00 AM)


    Idea is unique to communicate ones belief. Light of Diety............exact. But question arises again, What is the origin of Light......Is their any dark to produce Light! ! (Report) Reply

  • Simone Inez Harriman Simone Inez Harriman (2/21/2016 12:33:00 AM)


    A beautiful poem that touches the soul. Congratulations Frank for a well deserved award 'Poem of the Day'. Love & light Simone....10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 17, 2016


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