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- Today -

Rating: 3.4

(inspired by John Latham's art, 'The N-U Niddrie Heart')

I awoke in a stream of rays,
laid my Pregnant Survivor’s Manual
on the edge of the rug,
gave it a quick tug.
At the other end
I placed my book of Vanished Species,
then squatted in between,
gave myself a hug

and felt just like today.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Saadat Tahir 04 July 2009

life is to learn.. the world holds many great moments for us all.. inspiration...devotion Nicely written.. great cheers

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Sameer Ahmed 06 June 2009

The best changes often start as a single, simple thought at the beginning of every new day. Think big, and discover the ways to make every day count........10/10

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Lady Grace 04 June 2009

today may not as good tomorrow..maximize what you have today..grace

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Naseer Ahmed Nasir 16 March 2009

A thematic and inspirational poem. ' Today is the day ' is the essence of the poem. Good work, Ben. Keep it up. Best wishes Naseer

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Naidz Ladia 11 March 2009

be contented to what we have today..be happy with it, , tomorrow might not same as today.. this piece is written in few lines but the meaning is so great..cheers naizz

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Edward Kofi Louis 24 October 2015

Yesterday is gone! And, there is always today. Thanks for sharing.

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Luz Hanaii 26 August 2011

Short and inviting to positiveness. What do you know. this thing finally let me comment.

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Ivor Hogg 21 August 2009

Today is all we have Ben yesterday is gone and tomoorow may not happen

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A very neat capture of your views on today - I confess I tend to be more verbose most of the time :) Best wishes Dave

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Sarwar Chowdhury 05 July 2009

Ammmmmazing! penned beautifully! 10+

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