Lonnie Hicks

Freshman - 816 Points (www.lonniehicks.com / Chicago Ill)

All Power - Poem by Lonnie Hicks

If I could take the world
into my world;
If I could be God-like
what would I do
with my All-Power?

Would I make Peace
World-Wide?
What of Poverty?

I could gather all riches
to my self,
make my friends powerful or rich
or both;
help my parents?

Ask for more Power?
Use my Power to
make more Power?

What would I do with
All Power to do Anything?

Would I ask for Love?
Force someone to Love
me too?


I don't like All-Power
as I think about it.

What would I choose?

Could I have a few powers?
One or two?
All at the same time?

But even so
I would be
the only one.
and maybe lonely?

But if I could
and the price is lonely
why wouldn't I?
.
To have that power
would get me back
now
where I am now
lonely.

What good then
All-Power?

This will take
some thinking
out.


Comments about All Power by Lonnie Hicks

  • (2/4/2016 3:11:00 AM)


    Great circular pattern, questioning, answering, then thinking of more questions, very introspective and insightful inquiries throughout this poem. Thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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  • Abdulrazak Aralimatti (10/5/2015 7:59:00 PM)


    Verily, a self realization approach
    Loved reading it..........10
    I invite you to read my poems
    (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar (2/7/2009 2:58:00 PM)


    wonderful and introspective across the humanistic philosophy that awes.........., thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (2/5/2009 10:10:00 PM)


    Great poetry and a very good churning up of the soul. I loved it.
    CP
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  • (2/1/2009 10:06:00 PM)


    dude not bad. totally rated it a 10. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 1, 2009

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 7, 2009


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