LOVE FOR GREAT AND SMALL
Many eons ago, in minds far superior to ours
from a past Man never knew the earth became habitable
but this was before the savage became Homo-sapiens
visitors came from unknown worlds scouting earth for expansion
They carefully laid seeds of their DNA and plant life
later returned several millennia later to sow their crops
their early labors expressed care in the way they planted their crop
when they returned the earth flourished in freshness
Mourn if you must for our present predicament
cry about what we are today but we were borne out of Love
leave no unsavory emotion untouched our emotions have been earned
we must savor each emotion before we settle in our grave
Stay brave, she said, “Don’t become dead meat.
enjoy your life; it’s the only one you’ll get.
love like you never loved before
care for your fellow humans like never before"
Pundits and wise men have said it since Man could talk
there are no tomorrows in death
death is temporary, souls are eternal
and knowledge of having lived is unknowable
But I hope you cared enough for someone at least once
to have discovered the reason why love is so revered
if you did not, you have lived a lonely, wasted life
you have misused your life’s purpose and God's great gift of life
Nothing feels better to a person’s skin in winter
when the icy winds blow and snow scurries from nook to cranny
than the heat from both of your bodies cuddled and naked
it is then you realize the folly of your reluctance to commit
Love is in abundance in this world
And there is someone for everyone
Just don’t be so picky
Real love is love experienced and has no equal
Love for all creatures great and small is needed, nay, demanded.
Copyright © norberto franco cisneros | Year Posted 2021
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