Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 12,206 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

Descry - Poem by Smoky Hoss

I stood in a grand wood alone
whispering to God upon his throne:
' Is it truly true
nothing is more powerful
than magnificent You? '
Then, I stood by the great ocean
and whispered to God:
'Can You hear me above the roar?
How will You find me,
my footprints have washed away all along the shore? '
Finally, I stood upon the highest mountain top
and whispered to God:
'Can you see me now,
the mere speck that I am,
even just a glimpse, somehow? '
No reply came.
Not in words
I could hear.
No powerful voice
loud and clear.
I waited
'til the end
of day.
Then quietly, alone,
I simply walked away.

On my way home
travelling into the dusk,
a desert I did pass through
with a quiet and lonely
darkened view.
Nothing moved,
not a sound.
Except, for the slightest breeze
whisper wonders my way,
through the tops of a few scraggly trees.
I stoped
I looked
I stood.
Amazed at this wind
passing by through the twisted and bent woods.
It was at that moment
in the darkness,
at the edge of desolation, among the lowly trees,
that I became fully aware,
God is everywhere, even right here next to me.

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Comments about Descry by Smoky Hoss

  • (9/6/2012 6:09:00 PM)

    A great poem, we see many wonders on our travels. (Report) Reply

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  • Valerie Dohren (8/31/2012 5:58:00 AM)

    Nature is all around us and is full of wonder - a beautifully written poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 30, 2012

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