Patti Masterman


The World


The world is only a giant room
We’ve been allowed to wander in,
While finding mysterious treasure there,
And secrets, too gargantuan.

To hold inside, and so we paint
And write and sculpt, and even sing
Of all the things seen in the room,
Once taken into our inner being.

We've filled ourselves up with the world;
Enough to last for a billion years,
Filled up till the very last breath-
And borne out then, on beauty's tears.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Edited: Saturday, March 26, 2011

Form:


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

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 World by Patti Masterman )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. Matilda Who told Lies, and was Burned to.., Hilaire Belloc
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet Hilaire Belloc

Matilda told such Dreadful Lies,
It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes;
Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth,
Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth,
Attempted to Believe Matilda:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Snail I am, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  2. Seurat, Ira Sadoff
  3. An Old Love, David Lewis Paget
  4. Social Awkwardness, Emily Liang
  5. Ode to My Hands, Tim Seibles
  6. Ode on My Episiotomy, Kimberly Johnson
  7. Teaghlach (Family), Ewen Morrison
  8. love so pure, love so true, kat tommany
  9. THE MIDDLE GROUND, Satish Verma
  10. bonds of friendship, kat tommany
[Hata Bildir]