Who am I ?

Who am I ?

A Poem by Tom
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A nature themed poem

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I am within without, here there and everywhere,
Unseen by naked eye, just as pure thin air
Blow cold north wind that heralds winter snow,
Then beckon at spring lambs, to leap up high and go.
Bring forth the summer sun in most resplendent ray
When green leaf slowly fades, remind swallow to fly away.
Will on the mighty bird to fly free on the wing
Uplift the souls of weary folk, when little children sing
Inspire the spawning salmon not to relent the fight,
Against the raging current, with journey's end in sight.
Returning to that brook, where was its place of birth,
To procreate the seed, then die in happy mirth.
Darwin spoke of theory to figure a solution,
How life formed singularly, the precede of evolution.
But I've been here from time immemorial, before all life began
The plants, the creatures and the ape, he said turned into man
No doubt he was a scholar of much vaunted pedigree,
Though at life's end was heard to say, 'I believe in thee!"
I spur on the ailing chick to break the hard, encasing shell,
Awaken sleeping bear, with spring's sweet, enticing smell
Paint the colour in the flowers that captivate the bee
Aid the tiny acorn to grow into a massive tree.
Which in turn provides a haven and sanctuary,
to many wondrous creatures, that dwell within its canopy.
I encourage new born baby, to cry aloud with zest
As mother draws up lovingly, to nurture from her breast.
With bowler and the batsman, opposed in sporting rivalry
Who later sit together and enjoy each other's camaraderie
I march with gallant soldier, to answer his country's call
And serenely he shall walk with me, if in battle he should fall.
Many acclaim me as the Creator, or other names of merit,
Though people often refer to me, as Mother Nature's eternal Spirit !

© 2020 Tom


Author's Note

Tom
A much older write from the past which I reckoned needed airbrushed and put back on display once more?

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Tom,
Remind us who we are by what we love. Show us a flower petal or blue jay, stars and velvet darkness, The list is long of what inspires. you inspired me for sure. "uplift the souls of weary folk when little children sing." So pretty! Bless you for encouraging me. Kathy

Posted 4 Years Ago


3 of 3 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Thank you Kathy for your welcome visit and compelling words!
Kathy Van Kurin

3 Years Ago

Tom,
You are so welcome. I really appreciate the simple and lovely in this life. Your poem re.. read more
Tom

3 Years Ago

And to you K.



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I really enjoyed this. To me The creator is God but everyone has a different belief. Loved the comparison and the description of nature in this piece. It was done artfully well.

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Thank you my poetic friend for your welcome visit and encouragement!
Poetic Beauty

3 Years Ago

I'm glad I popped in and read this one. It makes you take a step outside.
Tom

3 Years Ago

Yes, I had that in mind when I wrote it, thanks again!
There are forces unseen, incessantly striving for the good of all living creatures, perpetuating life in all its beauty and these supreme forces are from God. Loved this inspiring, beautiful poem dear Tom.

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Thank you Divya, yes, you're spot on as always!!
DIVYA

3 Years Ago

Its such a pleasure Tom.
Amazing write I glued to the webpage just enjoy the beauty of nature mind blowing I bet you are an expert in writing natural beauty

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Thank you Sir, no expert just appreciative nature that's all!
writ rajat

3 Years Ago

Welcome sir
And the answer is....Everything! This grand poem resonates in me. "The Creator" and "Mother Nature's eternal Spirit" manifest themselves in so many wondrous ways as well-described here. Great wordage, imagery, flow and rhyme. Master-Class work. Love this!

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Thanks you Annette for your truly inspiring words!
Annette Pisano-Higley

3 Years Ago

You are very welcome Tom. Thank you for your poem!
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this piece is so existential
a true beauty


Posted 3 Years Ago


Tom

3 Years Ago

Thank you Nisreen
However one views Creation, this is a beautiful poem, full of the sights and emotions our world wraps around us day in, day out. You've written quite an epic here, yet retained its meter near perfectly. Just read it a third time.. suddenly realise you're inviting readers to see, to look, and, importantly, to feel. I do. Bravo, Tom!

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Yes indeed Emmajoy we're both singing from the same hymn sheet & thank you for stopping by!
Loving the spirit of unity over here :) has a spiritual flavor to it!

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Kindred indeed my friend & thank you!
" before all life began
The plants, the creatures and the ape, he said turned into man
No doubt he was a scholar of much vaunted pedigree"

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tom

3 Years Ago

Thank you Sami
Sami Khalil

3 Years Ago

You are welcome. ....I::::))))
"to cry aloud with zest
As mother draws up lovingly, to nurture from her breast"

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

All good things to all good men Sami!
Sami Khalil

3 Years Ago

So true. ....::::)))
If your words were paint and the screen a canvas, you would paint life in all its glory. While there are hints of shadow, I find the colors bright and beautiful, a heaven for the mind.

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tom

3 Years Ago

Thank you for your image filled, intriguing and uplifting Résumé!

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