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Author Name: FreeFirestoneFeinberg 8 Comments
Date Added: November 02, 2013 12:11:02 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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To comprehend a grain of sand
[To comprehend a grain of sand]


To comprehend a grain of sand --
Seems an easy task -- 
Yet who will ever understand --
The smallest on the beach?

Consider then an ocean wide --
What reason question ask?
Experience -- be touch of tide --
Essence -- none can reach. 


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Comments:
Comment By: FreeJoshua M on November 14, 2013 03:17:12 AM Report
Beautiful with such a powerful message. Well done.
Comment By: FreePelagic Mind on November 3, 2013 05:58:54 PM Report

The indivisible, does a grain of sand cut in two become two grains? and what does an electron comprehend is its universe? 7,046 billion people and that probably doesn't add up to a beach... and each one, each grain has its own gravity, mass and character and each one is bound to the other by weak "emotional" forces.

 

What a great poem, I like the use of "tide" in your piece and the idea of uniqueness.. and I am sure you are right, magic, art and science. The Greeks put it all together, from the atom to music in the spheres..

 

I liked your poem very much.

Comment By: FreeBrian Dziokonski on November 3, 2013 11:55:34 AM Report
BEAUTIFUL David! You've captured that experience of standing before the vastness in awe. Thanks for the beauty. bri
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on November 3, 2013 07:52:20 AM Report
You know your so right.... can we a mere mortals understand all that is right before our eyes.

.YOu have raised a great question...I so enjoy your wisdom... Oh... STill working on our poem I have been working at our chili cook off this past week it ended last night!!!! Love ~ India 
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on November 2, 2013 08:07:15 PM Report
Hmmmm, the essence of this is a burning question too, to contemplate a grain of sand and realize that there is something within that small grain makes it seem infinite. You got me thinking on this one Davied, excellent writing!   Henry
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on November 2, 2013 01:35:20 PM Report

Ah, but in that grand of sand may lie answers. Some may look upon it as just a speck of silicon dioxide, others may unlock the secrets of the universe, with it. Latitude and attitude.

 

Len

Comment By: Freeleahlopez on November 2, 2013 01:15:07 PM Report

Wow, speechless.

 

MITZEE

Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on November 2, 2013 01:13:55 PM Report
Most profound, my friend. The more you understand, the more you become aware of how much there is to understand. Infinatey is infinately small, as it is infinately big. No matter how small, you can't cut something in half and come up with nothing...Yer bro, len




 


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