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Journey Towards Greatness

Oh, seek you so freely after greatness
Amidst the lands of thought and realties;
Dare you with cupped hands, drink deeply of wisdom’s waters, 
That the brain not be found inebriated by false ideologies…
Thinking, from within the vast Pied-à-terre of your brow,
Discovering, self ingenuously endowed.
Mind over matter vs. matter over mind,
Explore now the winds of fact and fiction, 
Let your spirit soar and true knowledge you shall find.
Speaking with candor and clear articulations
living not for want of foolish desires;
yet, for the wondrous joys of learning -- aspire.
Think beyond the box that once pained the mind, being set free. 
Stand firmly in silence, hear and embrace knowledge 
within a continuity of will, filled by hopes, strengthened by certainty. ~ Believe
O’ acumen’s root liken to the growth of the tiny mustard seed 
Which fostered properly spreads into the strongest of trees.
Open the eyes of your heart‘s being, freely gifted by this love 
Continually enduring throughout the generations
Accepting in truth receive of the Empowered One 
Then may you find, the greatness you seek…

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  1. Date: 7/7/2010 1:51:00 PM
    Excellent work...We all need out of the box thinking and avoid the rutt that in which we get trapped..Keep the gifted pen flowing..Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2010 9:23:00 PM
    VERY GOOD writing I see here. EXcellent message. I am impressed, Adell. thanks for your kind remark to me. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/9/2010 7:48:00 AM
    Very empowering poem. I loved it. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 1/5/2010 3:56:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing you wonderful poetry with us today Adell. May your writing take you to new heights each and every day. Love, Carol