All That's Measured Poem by Valerie Dohren

All That's Measured

Rating: 4.9

Let go of all that binds your heart
Unveil your eyes from clouded sight
Release your mind from tethered thoughts
Then fly in freedom through the night

Be least content with more than less
Desiring nought that can’t be met
Don’t strive beyond horizons far
Seek not for all you cannot get

Do not aspire beyond your world
Hold not such dreams that cannot be
Nor hope that’s fixed in hopelessness
Be now content and ever free

When in your eyes there’s beauty fixed
And in your hand a treasure clasped
Then look no further for reward
As all that’s measured you have grasped

Savita Tyagi 16 January 2014

All that is measured you have grasped. Words worth remembering and repeating. Enjoyed the poem. Thanks for sharing.

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Kavya . 17 January 2014

a lovely poem Val......our life would have been glorious if we adhere to these simple living by not keeping much expectations..........wonderful lines...........worth applying to our life

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Payal Parande 17 January 2014

i agree one do not need high expectation or rich life to be the winner all one need is love hope and satisfaction to whatever one has to face, bravo ma'am again you made me spell bounded love payal

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Om Chawla 21 January 2014

A measure of realistically achievable aspirations lend more freedom of action as against striving for what is beyond one's grasp. Greed for more is self defeating and never gives contentment. Message beautifully conveyed, Val.

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Kanav Justa 21 January 2014

... sometitimes small things gives us more joy than bigger ones, , , its just how do we look into our lives, , , , beautiful write, ,

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Robert Beck 08 October 2014

Treasured thought went into this great poem

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Dawn Fuzan 15 May 2014

Valerie Amazing poetry here keep on writing

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Chris G. Vaillancourt 08 May 2014

I love this piece of work. Very good, and thought-provoking.

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Diane Hine 13 February 2014

A perfect poem to recite while star-gazing...............

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Dan Reynolds 29 January 2014

I see the comparison. Nice tight writing Valerie.

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