I Saw the Universe – a poem

poetry

I Saw the Universe

by Lynn Moore

 

I can see the cerulean blue of the skies

Or the indigo of the night

I can see the stars wink, the grin of the moon

During the changes of it’s monthly face

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I am in awe

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I see the sun on it’s annual trek

Alternately awakening the life in the earth

And then fading away to allow it to sleep

Until the next spring

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I am told the Universe is “out there”

Beyond those stars, moon and sun,

Yet the power of what I can see

Is a fathoming beyond my comprehension

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I am in awe

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“Out there” no time, no seasons pass

No sense of age, hatred or loss exists

Only the infinity

0f the Universe

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What IS “out there”?

What IS the Universe that has no end?

What IS the power that creates all this?

I want to see it too

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And then I remember…..

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I saw it once, this gift of a glimpse

In the eyes of a granddaughter five minutes old

As I held her to my heart and gazed

Into the depths of eternal wisdom and love

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It was but a moment

Before the bonds of her earthly body

Began to pull her

To her purpose of this lifetime

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But from that instant, I knew

The Universe is everywhere Love exists

Each one of us carries

The Universe in our soul

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It is not “out there, but “in here”

And can be glimpsed in the

Eyes of a newly born child

As she shares the message she brings

of Universal Love.

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I am in awe

 

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