Daniel Trevelyn Joseph

Rookie - 2 Points (21 December 1945 / Mumbai, India)

Words - Poem by Daniel Trevelyn Joseph

I wrote poems on each insight of the moment:
And then suddenly I realise the joy of being
Alive - for, at any moment
There are so many insights
Impinging on me through just five senses.


Wait a minute....

What ignorance to think that I capture life
In words, - empty, poverty-stricken words!

Life of one individual at even any one moment
Is larger than can be put in million words.

No wonder the sages reach for meditation,
Wordlessness and silence of the depths of Being.


Comments about Words by Daniel Trevelyn Joseph

  • (4/26/2008 12:05:00 PM)


    this one is beautiful...so true words cannod justify the beauties of a life but to some extent help us to recognize the worth...well composed.. (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, June 9, 2008


[Report Error]