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Seeing What

Manifestations in life come from chosen
application of frequent thoughts in one's mind
Reveals and befalls a person's existence
Resource for combustion the fuel is spirit
This one can learn even if they not humble
All acts come into being through the body

Impulsive are the desires of body
Selfish at times be these acts one has chosen
Passion does carry energy for spirit
yet this life adventure is just one existence
There are many more for the creative mind
This should cause all to pause and be humble

Still those deny that there is a co-existence
carrying on with life never be humble
they all follow the dark path they have chosen
allowing uncontrolled thoughts to run the mind
Reluctantly it does comply the spirit
Paid by his holy sacrifice of body

Unlimited is the source of the spirit
becoming aware of this is to humble
knowing there is more than human existence
Serving only as a vessel the body
placed to carry out the deeds that are chosen
Placing utmost importance on state of mind

Considerations to remaining humble
It provides one with a peaceful existence
thoughtful are all of the decisions chosen
Willing compliant must be the spirit
Stable and balanced at all times is the mind
Righteous and just are the acts of the body

Coming to an understanding in one's mind
Relating all things as is to the body
Ever present to assist is the spirit
a faithful and loyal companion chosen
who steadily remain fixed to be humble
There in part lay a eternal existence

Sought after is a chosen
humble coexistence
of mind, body and spirit

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  1. Date: 1/23/2014 12:42:00 PM
    I enjoyed this poem very write. It is quite deep. You write with so much expression throughout this whole piece. I like this in particular: "Sought after is a chosen humble coexistence of mind, body and spirit" Well done Pam x

    Woolford Avatar Pam Woolford
    Date: 1/23/2014 12:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    So sorry. I meant to say: I enjoyed this poem very much. Thanks Pam.
  1. Date: 1/22/2014 5:15:00 PM
    A write of great depth, Steven. Much to think over in this write. Reflections on life, and spirituality, and our "coexistence". Being humble is more of about listening? The world around us is shouting from every niche and corner, yet many don't hear the calls. Enjoyed this write, thank you! MIkki

  1. Date: 1/22/2014 3:13:00 PM
    Steven, Amazing poem. by another existentialist. Body, soul intractably bound together from birth to death. Who is it that pretends to know the mind of God? The question tears at the fabric of humanity. Allan