Treasure Island

Aufie Zophy

(18 October 1964)

Y/. Never Waiting Again


While waiting in a cue or jam
Let's try to connect to our heart
And search for a lovely feeling

While waiting for the elevator
Let's try to connect to our God
And search for a lovely thought

While waiting for a train or plane
Let's try to connect to our universe
And search for some lovely words

We may end up
Never really waiting again!

Submitted: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013

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if we can turn waiting from something stressful into something beautiful, useful, our next wait will no longer feel like a wait

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  • Louis Rams (9/10/2013 9:05:00 PM)

    we wait for everything in life , but the one thing we never have to wait for is - GODS LOVE (Report) Reply

  • Louis Rams (9/10/2013 9:05:00 PM)

    we wait for everything in life , but the one thing we never have to wait for is - GODS LOVE (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (9/1/2013 7:21:00 AM)

    Very profound thought.Really, we must try to get connected with the universal power! (Report) Reply

  • Elena Sandu (9/1/2013 4:11:00 AM)

    Connection and patience taught in such a beautiful way! A gorgeous poem, thank you for share! (Report) Reply

  • Malaya Roses (8/15/2013 6:33:00 AM)

    The poem had been filled with wisdom and hope for tomorrow. Chance is always there but life is so uncertain with too many possibility and probability. Excellent poem. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (8/7/2013 2:02:00 AM)

    So true! A very rewarding mental exercise! Thank you for this beautiful tip to drive away the boredom of waiting! ! Enjoyed! ! (Report) Reply

  • Bobby Wynn (8/5/2013 5:07:00 PM)

    I forget these things and I can't find the words to my next poem, Great write. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/4/2013 12:15:00 PM)

    To use those waiting moments to meditate - sounds like a good idea to me. Lovely thought expressed. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (7/28/2013 2:15:00 PM)

    I had an apprentice once I sent to the chemist for a long wait. They sent him back after half hour! I agree with what you say. This is a good piece of free verse with a good message. (Report) Reply

  • Spiritual Seeker (7/27/2013 1:28:00 AM)

    Beautiful acts...with positive effects!
    Waiting is often painful...but why not having positive thoughts, reflections which itself is zikir.

    Thanks...a 10. (Report) Reply

  • A Michaelle Yarbrough (7/25/2013 10:18:00 PM)

    This is well written. It is a playful free verse and enjoyable to read. I hope you don't have to wait again. Thank you for sharing (Report) Reply

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