Robert Murray Smith

An Ode To Mind - Poem by Robert Murray Smith

Mind, fruit of the
tree of life.

You fell to bless man
through strife.

Made civilizations
in centuries past.

Moved us into the present
so fast.

Mind we owe everything,
without you we do not

Your electric fields
defies our understanding,
but we persist.

In uniqueness a wonder,
your perplexity surreal.

Electric, glia, neurons,
pulsating fields, seal.

Enabling blood to flood
barren cells into life,
without a strike.

You fire your arrows of
mind time by time, chime

Everything you do, is for
us to be the best we can

We bless you our minds for
letting us hear and see.

We bless you for letting us
talk, and perambulate.

We bless you for letting us
think by thought, our minds
are animated.

We bless your universe of
bright stars.

We bless you for turning
unreality into our memoirs.

Topic(s) of this poem: human and animal, human brain, mind, poem

Form: Verse

Comments about An Ode To Mind by Robert Murray Smith

  • Robert Murray Smith (1/15/2018 8:55:00 PM)

    We all need to praise the mind. (Report) Reply

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  • Houda Boukassoula (12/31/2017 8:54:00 AM)

    A very well penned ode to our fascinating mind.THANKS for sharing (Report) Reply

    Robert Murray Smith (12/31/2017 1:14:00 PM)

    Houda, I'm very grateful for your comments.

    Happy New Year


  • (12/14/2017 3:38:00 AM)

    Analysis is worth noting on mind. (Report) Reply

    Robert Murray Smith (12/14/2017 1:28:00 PM)

    Jolly, so happy to see your comment.

  • (12/8/2017 2:30:00 PM)

    We thank you for this Ode To Mind. (Report) Reply

    (12/8/2017 5:06:00 PM)

    I thank you.


  • Adilson Pinto (12/1/2017 5:38:00 AM)

    More one time I come to read the same poem you wrote dear poet! Because I love it very much! Our mind indeed is fascinating and through the verses you achieved to put poetry in a psychological and scientifc subject! Very good my friend! Accept please a strong hug from Brazil! (Report) Reply

    Robert Murray Smith (12/1/2017 6:17:00 AM)

    A beautiful comment. Thank you.


  • (11/22/2017 10:12:00 PM)

    In-depth sentiments about mind as life expressed here. I liked it! 10 (Report) Reply

  • Mariana Kirk (11/12/2017 7:43:00 AM)

    How interesting is this poem (Report) Reply

    Robert Murray Smith (11/22/2017 10:23:00 PM)

    Mariana, I'm pleased that you liked it.


  • Feipeng Shang (11/6/2017 4:18:00 PM)

    Very true that mind is everything, without it we're nothing...excellent piece of work...10 (Report) Reply

    Robert Murray Smith (11/6/2017 5:30:00 PM)

    Feipeng, I appreciate your comment.

    Robert Murray Smith

  • Chukwuma Ndububa (11/5/2017 10:29:00 PM)

    Great piece capturing the mind in an elegant style. You've thought and written nobly, Sir.
    Rating: 10+++
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    Robert Murray Smith (11/5/2017 11:00:00 PM)

    Thank you dear poet. I appreciate your comment.

    Robert Murray Smith

  • Lodigiana Cotts (10/15/2017 9:21:00 AM)

    This is the first of many poems of yours that I will be reading- what a considered piece of work and one to make us think a little more about something we all just take so much for granted- nicely done! (Report) Reply

    Robert Murray Smith (10/15/2017 11:42:00 AM)

    Thanks so much for visiting my poem.


  • Chukwuma Ndububa (10/2/2017 7:53:00 AM)

    Mind: the engine without which the human 'machine' is rendered lifeless and inactive. Well penned, Sir. Well thought. (Report) Reply

  • Richard Jarboe (9/12/2017 7:32:00 AM)

    God knows we wake up every morning and there it is.; throw in some coffee, fire it up again and hope it behaves, eh? (Report) Reply

  • Dev Anand (9/7/2017 8:05:00 AM)

    In uniqueness a wonder,
    your perplexity surreal.

    Electric, glia, neurons,
    pulsating fields, seal. such a beautiful poem dear poet Robert. loved reading it and rereading it. thank you dear poet. dev
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  • The Poet Poet (9/5/2017 12:22:00 PM)

    You have an awesome mind
    unlike mine
    I need to now wind up my mind
    great vision Roberts
    You have the mostest points
    here on PH
    So I observe
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  • Dustin Dawin (7/19/2017 2:31:00 AM)

    Very good enjoyed to the max. (Report) Reply

    Robert Murray Smith (7/19/2017 3:00:00 AM)

    Dustin many thanks for commenting.


  • Doris Cornago (7/11/2017 10:11:00 PM)

    Amazing. I will henceforth fly with you through your poems. :) (Report) Reply

  • Doris Cornago (7/11/2017 8:22:00 PM)

    Please tell me more about this: We bless you for turning unreality into our memoirs. :) (Report) Reply

    Doris Cornago (7/11/2017 10:10:00 PM)

    Amazing. I will fly with you with these poems. :)

    Robert Murray Smith (7/11/2017 10:01:00 PM)

    Doris thank you for commenting. The stanza you want an explanation about is the nature of mind. Our minds are an electrical chemical cauldron of bilions if neurons. They interpret everything we do in life for the whole of life. Everything is created by mind. It turns the unreality of life into your reality that is different to everyone elses. By doing this it also stores everything that happens into memories. Theses are your memoirs. You must read my poem Our Fascinating Minds. I have just penned Who Are You.


  • Kewayne Wadley (7/10/2017 4:23:00 PM)

    This was awesome!

    (Report) Reply

  • (6/27/2017 9:28:00 PM)

    A fantastic poem about our minds. (Report) Reply

  • (6/23/2017 6:00:00 PM)

    A great poem on our our mind. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 24, 2016

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