Bob Blackwell

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! ! Life Renewed - Poem by Bob Blackwell

I look up into blue, blue heaven,
watching a cloud move slowly
drifting, floating, as it passes aimlessly
through the unique experience of
a firmament that holds the truth of all.

As this white, wispy, fluffy cloud moves
it grows bigger as it collects, and gathers
moisture from below, it is happy knowing
its mission is to be a ship, to carry the
natures spirit, life’s renewal, water.

It is at peace, content, knowing that
when its life’s elixir falls as rain upon our
world, it will disappear, will be no more,
but given time its life’s force will return
to serve yet again, in yet another form.

Each ending is always
the start of something new.
Life’s perpetual changes manifest
as a rebirth of something else.
Each time the sun rises,
it sees a different world,
at dusk it sets again, and we are
happy knowing it will rise again.

Like magic, plants grow, flowers blossom,
seeds fall, nuts crack and new life appears.
As each season ends, a new one begins.
A cycle of plenty is followed by one of drought.
Our own cycle of birth and death must
surely follow on to breathe a life renewed.
One energy one life force encompasses all we see,
it is our Oneness that makes the changes happen.




05-10-2008


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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (9/17/2019 5:24:00 PM)

    It is at peace, content, knowing that each ending has values and emotion. Renewing life in nature's core we feel the broadness of life. Oneness that makes the changes happen is of ours. An excellent poem is nicely penned.10 (Report)Reply

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  • Karin Anderson (sorry can't vote or comment) . (10/18/2009 7:14:00 AM)

    Another inspirational poem Bob. The cycle of the earth and renewal of life, is so well told, and
    I appreciate how you place the words, not only with beauty, but with words I can totally understand.
    10 love Karin
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  • Ben Gieske (9/4/2009 2:55:00 PM)

    Beautifully expressed. If only we could live one day at a time, as if that will be the only and last day. (Report)Reply

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  • Ritty Patnaik (7/23/2009 10:50:00 PM)

    life renewed.......magnificent poem bob! one feels rejuvinated reading such good work.thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • Mamta Agarwal (7/15/2009 1:15:00 PM)

    nothing dies, it just changes form. cloud, rain, snow flakes- all different forms that manifest according to different conditions. very inspiring Bob.

    Mamta
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  • rago rago (7/7/2009 11:30:00 AM)

    flow of birth well incorporated.........and let it be my favourite poem......... (Report)Reply

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  • C. P. SharmaC. P. Sharma (12/12/2008 4:38:00 AM)

    A sweet song of wanderings from birth to birth. How true! there is no death, it is rebirth.
    CP.
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  • Chitra - (11/30/2008 4:33:00 AM)

    This is truly a wonderful poem, highly inspirational, so much to learn from the divine canopy...the best thearpy for a life that needs a revamp and impetus (Report)Reply

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  • Mamta Agarwal (10/28/2008 1:11:00 AM)

    Bob, this so profound and true. there is no birth no death, no coming no going, only new manifestation, when the conditions are right. the last stanza is really beautiful. you have through lovely images distilled the essence of life. thanks, enchanted.

    HAVE A LOVELY DAY

    Mamta
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  • Rani Turton (10/23/2008 3:51:00 PM)

    The magic of change, seasons, renewal, the whole cycle of life in terms that are truly poetic. Thanks, Bob. (Report)Reply

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  • Lynda Robson (10/20/2008 6:17:00 AM)

    You have a wonderful way of looking at things Bob, a well thought out poem, the circle of life told in your own special way,
    Da Iawn
    10
    Lynda xx
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  • Sonny Rainshine (10/14/2008 10:46:00 AM)

    I sometimes feel amazed that the air we breathe in some ways is the breath of billions of other beings who have come before us. I've never understood those people who want never to die. We enjoy our youth, we live our season and try to make the best of it, and then others are there to carry on. Yes, all things are constantly in renewal and the great wheel of life spins on. Nice poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Gargi Saha (10/12/2008 10:41:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem. Enjoyed it very much....
    Best wishes. Keep on writing. U poems r truly marvellous.
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  • Sathyanarayana M V SSathyanarayana M V S (10/11/2008 6:32:00 AM)

    With very few poems like this we feel totally comfortable, enjoy reading each word, enjoy absorbing each feeling, enjoy the twists in the composition......so much these great poets give to their readers......thank u Sir Sooo soooo much. (Report)Reply

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  • Bob Gibson (10/10/2008 11:22:00 PM)

    The magnificence of dawn, first light of a brand new day
    dew drops leave nights flowers, as moisture drifts away
    humidity it beckons' collectively it seems
    reflected in a rainbow in clouds and in life's streams

    yes you instill in me a passion, regards Bob
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  • Francesca Johnson (10/10/2008 9:22:00 AM)

    Bob, this is superb. It's ethereal in its quality and needs to be read a couple of times at least, to be able to capture the message completely....... Top marks, Bob.

    Love, Fran xxx
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  • Sarwar ChowdhurySarwar Chowdhury (10/8/2008 2:15:00 PM)

    compact fine composition................10+ (Report)Reply

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  • john tiong chunghoojohn tiong chunghoo (10/8/2008 11:39:00 AM)

    Dear Bob, i wrote a poem I wander lonely as a cloud which somehow soounds something like this too. cheers. (Report)Reply

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  • Alison Cassidy (10/8/2008 3:22:00 AM)

    Your cloud as ship beautifully explains the interdependence of all life and leaves the reader with a feeling of acceptance and understanding. Sensitive and ringing with truth, your words come from that place where we are all one. You're right. 'It is our Oneness that makes the changes happen.' Thanks for sharing your wisdom. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report)Reply

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (10/6/2008 1:26:00 PM)

    'Our cycle of birth and death must surely follow
    on to breathe a life renewed. One energy one
    life force encompasses all we see, a Oneness
    that makes these changes happen all the time.'

    10 for this moving composition.
    Love it.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, June 8, 2009


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