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A Cup Runneth Over

When I hear the chirping of bizarre birds in the morning, And see the sun gently rising; golden rays adorning; And feel the graciousness of the almighty upon me, Who, by his abundant mercy, gave me a day to see; My heart overflows with joy like water from Angel-falls, From unknown, brightest heaven, for a fullness of life, calls...! Neither in riches did I crawl; nor in poverty, blaze; Health and wealth, like rhythm in a melody, filled my days; Love of kinsfolk, like honey from flowers, I did cherish, Sorrows and sufferings, though like moths appeared, did perish; Respect and reputation, like shadows, walked with me, Fears and panics, like flies before fire, fearfully flee...! I have my values; I live them; I find my goal attained; My body, mind and soul are nourished; I never feel chained; God-given potentials keep me young; I esteem my strengths, Each moment has its surprises; joys have no breadths and lengths; Mindfulness has been minding me; I am Zen in my deeds; Gratitude has become my concord; God sees to my needs...! 5 July 2022

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Date: 8/15/2022 6:08:00 AM
A FAV for me, Christuraj. I like the way you used similies and metaphors in your descriptions of different aspects of life. I can identify with your gratefulness and graditude for the blessing you've been given and for the strenght to carry on in times of challenge. An inspiring poem my friend. Thanks for sharing it with us. A poet friend in Texas, Bill
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