Hugh Cobb

Rookie - 54 Points (29 January 1947 / New York, NY)

When Wonders Burst Intact Upon The Eye - Poem by Hugh Cobb

When wonders burst intact upon the eye
demanding focus and attention full:
of mind and will and spirit, too, they fly
into conscious awareness, where they gently pull

us away from mundane pursuits; take us to realms
etheric where Spirit alone does in grandeur dwell
and in whose great manse we must don the helms
of our Soul's own reason, lest we ever quell

a hope in the world of light, of life, and even love:
the source of all wonders found here below;
not residing in some paradise far above
but deep within each heart where feelings flow

and wonder's blessings may truly be found
in Love's great miracles that everywhere abound.

(Copyright 3/18/2006)

Comments about When Wonders Burst Intact Upon The Eye by Hugh Cobb

  • (4/2/2006 9:22:00 PM)

    Hugh this is perfect for my forum debate last week, and the quote I came up with...

    When the common man takes an ordinary experience and turns it into an extraordinary..he is indeed an artist.' Fantastic poem, thought, and language
    Don't know how I missed this one! :) Ang.
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  • (3/20/2006 8:01:00 AM)

    What a fantastic title! I loved this, it had a sort of Gothic quality to it - and of course, one of those wonders is finding a poem just like this.
    Anna xxx
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  • (3/19/2006 5:43:00 AM)

    The 'wonder' is just the thing that keeps us going, searching for it, trying to capture it in words from our limited minds. Hugh, I love your work. Scarlett PS The only thing that bothered me about this work is your use of & sign in the next to last line. Sorta took away from the beauty of the work. Scarlett (Report) Reply

  • (3/18/2006 10:42:00 PM)

    A very nice poem! ! These wonders keep me going! !
    Best Regards
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 18, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 19, 2006

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