Michael Hopkins


Light Will Change The Code - Poem by Michael Hopkins

Illness everywhere

Humans crying in the dark

Light will change the code

© 2017 M. N. Hopkins

Topic(s) of this poem: change, healing, inspirational, light, motivational, transformation

Form: Haiku


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Note: The inspiration first came to me for the writing of this poem a few days ago. The three words that popped into my mind were, "change the code". I have played with several different combinations of words to express being active rather than reaction in setting the tone for ones mental and emotional life rather than going along with outside forces or influences.

I decided to use the haiku (5-7-5) form as the medium to convey this message. I first published this poem on my blog today,16 July 2017.

Comments about Light Will Change The Code by Michael Hopkins

  • Rini Shibu (8/27/2018 12:18:00 PM)


    A light for the dark, lovely haiku (Report) Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (12/6/2017 5:36:00 AM)


    Light will change the code-A very precise Haiku dear poet carrying a lot of inspirational values! The light here is regarded as the sublime spark, beautifully contemplated..10 (Report) Reply

  • Naomi Waters (11/7/2017 12:07:00 PM)


    A little short, you should try to lengthen it so that readers may more deeply feel the emotions you are trying to convey (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (10/18/2018 8:01:00 AM)

    Yes, a good suggestion, Naomi. I like this form of poetry since it being so zen like and minimalistic, it leaves readers to insight their own meaning. Thanks for your comment.

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (7/23/2017 10:45:00 AM)


    Though penning is short theme is great. Light will change the code has vast and immense meaning that some hints come from your poet's note. Beautiful haiku shared really...10. (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (10/13/2017 8:21:00 AM)

    Thanks KM

  • Edward Kofi Louis (7/16/2017 5:31:00 AM)


    Crying in the dark! ! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (10/13/2017 8:21:00 AM)

    Thanks for the feedback Ed.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 16, 2017



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