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A Grain of Sand

I tossed a pebble
in a placid lake and
caused roaring ripples
in the vast seas;

I blew softly on the
breath of a passing breeze
and spawned raging storms;

I gathered high mountains
in a warm embrace
and set their hearts ablaze;

I scratched on the face
of the earth and gouged
these deep canyons;

I kissed the setting sun
and sent tremors through
the core of the earth;

I set the remedy for
all the ills of mankind
within the realm of Nature;

I replicated
the laws of the Universe
in a drop of water;

I garnered these
profound secrets
and locked them in
A grain of sand!


~Any Old Poem #8 contest by SKAT A

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  1. Date: 7/19/2015 8:28:00 PM
    Abdul.. Congrats on your fabulous winning write in SKAT's #8.. Your works are beautiful my friend!

  1. Date: 7/11/2015 7:47:00 AM
    Very pretty congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 7/11/2015 1:57:00 AM
    Abdul, Congrats on your Any Old Poem #8 win. Always ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 7/10/2015 1:21:00 AM
    Abdul Congratulations, on your awesome win. SKAT

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 11:09:00 AM
    Abdul~Yours truly *SKAT

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 8:34:00 AM
    Another awesome win Abdul !

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 8:57:00 PM
    Abdul, thank you very much for considering my 100%nature contest..Congratulations in showing off Natures true after glow, always~ PD

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 7:42:00 PM
    I love the deep and tight image in your poem, when it comes to secrets~ always & forever ;-) LINDA

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 3:38:00 PM
    Beautiful. A grain of sand holds so much meaning. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 8:29:00 PM
    This is a very beautiful and profound piece...loved it