Dave Cole

The Quest - Poem by Dave Cole

I am an ant (or a number theorist) looking for the greatest happiness in small things.

I am king of a great kingdom looking to expand my empire so that I
may find the greatest happiness wherever it may be.

I am an astronomer looking the farthest the eye and machine can see
into the depths of the heavens for it as well.

Hmm. I'm just a simple monk on top of an anthill in an orchard of a great kingdom beneath the heavens on a full moon night.

And I am enjoying the eternal bliss from within.

Topic(s) of this poem: happiness, quest, science, spiritual

Form: Free Verse

Comments about The Quest by Dave Cole

  • (1/18/2016 7:21:00 PM)

    Great metaphor of life and humility. (Report) Reply

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  • Shakil Ahmed (12/2/2015 7:51:00 AM)

    And I am enjoying the eternal bliss from within. well presented thoughts, particularly this line is superb thanks (Report) Reply

  • (12/2/2015 7:34:00 AM)

    Eternal bliss can only be enjoyed from within...a simple monk on top of an ant hill.....! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, December 17, 2015

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