Michael Hopkins


We Are Light Keepers - Poem by Michael Hopkins

We are Light keepers

No lack of courage and love

Unseen andpresent

© 2017 M.N. Hopkins

Topic(s) of this poem: courage, inspiration, light, love, present

Form: Haiku


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Note: This poem was inspired yesterday and after several different versions, this is the result.Done in the haiku (5-7-5 syllable)form of poetry.This poem was published on my blog for the first time, today on the 7th of November 2017.

Comments about We Are Light Keepers by Michael Hopkins

  • Michael Hopkins (7/6/2018 8:23:00 AM)


    Thank you to all for your lovely comments on my poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Sheikh Shadi Marjan (7/2/2018 12:20:00 PM)


    We are Light keepers

    No lack of courage and love

    Unseen andpresent
    .....................................
    ......Beautiful! ! !

    Best wishes for you
    - Marjan
    ............10+
    (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (4/1/2018 9:37:00 PM)


    A beautiful Haiku, light keepers are the great men who enlighten our path. (Report) Reply

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (2/22/2018 11:33:00 AM)


    A very insightful little poem! Short but powerful with a great message! Appreciated the expression... thanks for sharing...10 (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (2/23/2018 3:05:00 AM)

    You are very welcome and thanks for the 10. Much appreciated

  • Marina Zerdali (12/11/2017 11:01:00 AM)


    We are light keepers! such a little poem but with a huge amount of meaning, of light! and we need so much light! ! ! (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (2/23/2018 3:04:00 AM)

    Indeed we all need more Light. Thanks for your kind words Marina

  • (11/15/2017 5:18:00 AM)


    How very well said and truthfully felt and acknowledged.
    Poets are the keepers of the Light.
    A kind of word, Miracle Worker that goes beyond,
    Into an inspired realm of feeling and knowledge.

    Thank you for this enlightening work!
    (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (2/23/2018 3:08:00 AM)

    You are so very welcome Sandra

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/8/2017 5:56:00 AM)


    It is a beautiful poem on love and courage in the form of a haiku (5-7-5) having haunting expression. Dear Michael, you have rightly said, 'we are light keepers' with courage. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (11/10/2017 5:04:00 AM)

    and thank you for your kind words.

  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/7/2017 1:59:00 PM)


    The light of the truth! ! Bringing peace to the world. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (11/10/2017 5:05:00 AM)

    You are very welcome Ed. My pleasure.

  • Lodigiana Poetess (11/7/2017 8:08:00 AM)


    I love a Haiku and this is incredibly good- succinct and vivid! well done - I have given it 10 but not sure if I am doing it correctly- please let me know if it doesnt show and I will try again! Lodigiana xx (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (11/10/2017 5:11:00 AM)

    Thank you for your kind words. I am not sure on how to check the ratings of my poems. I do appreciate you think so highly of this poem. Some poems are my favorites and this is one of them.

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (11/7/2017 4:15:00 AM)


    We are Light keepers-A beautiful Haiku dear poet..10 (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (11/10/2017 5:12:00 AM)

    Thanks so much Dr. Dillip

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017



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