Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Lighten Your Load: Go Easy On Yourself.

The light from a billion galaxies
Is eclipsed by your luminosity.
The Earth , attracted to your essence
Cannot think to leave your presence.
The moon, entranced, brings gifts of waves
And helps the sun to light your way.
So take the light and take the weight
And to yourself be true
The universe that you create
All comes back to you.

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Blogger ozymandiaz said...

For some of us that could be a very scary prospect.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006 6:35:00 AM  
Anonymous stonepoem said...

"The universe that you create
All comes back to you."

Yes indeed. But is it coming back or are you moving towards it?

Tuesday, June 06, 2006 10:07:00 AM  
Blogger katy said...

the great debate, stonepoem person... are we expanding or contracting? i don't know about the rest of the infinate universe, but my stomach just expanded with dinner.

glenn, your range of topic is awesome. i loved the venacular of this piece in particular.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006 3:53:00 PM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Perhaps the universe does both, kinda like breathing. Anyway, I'm so small it makes no real difference to me!
Oz- what have you been doing??
Katy, you just keep concentrating on whats important! (lol) - Heres a quote for you - "Men are philosophers, Women are decoration" But seriously, thanks all for your comments

Tuesday, June 06, 2006 5:51:00 PM  
Blogger blueorchid said...

Small you may be, relatively speaking, but after all the universe is mainly empty except for many gigantic gaseous balls, and you are neither empty nor full of hot air...keep the light a shinin'!I.

Wednesday, June 07, 2006 1:59:00 AM  
Blogger abhay k said...

the last two lines are the best..the universe that you create comes back to you...
great work..

Wednesday, June 07, 2006 9:17:00 AM  
Blogger Cecilia said...

We are supposed to be the specks that make up this huge canvass that is the universe.

It does come back to us as we are each other's reflections. The universe is a mirror of each one of us.

You are so true in your poems, G!

Wednesday, June 07, 2006 10:24:00 AM  
Blogger swan_pr said...

"The moon, entranced, brings gifts of waves"

such is nature to us, so generous. human nature as well.

you have such a gift. thank you for your generosity :)

oh, and thank you for the mention on the bloggin poet. unexpected, very flattering. thank you again :)

Wednesday, June 07, 2006 4:47:00 PM  
Blogger rch said...

This is literally a ray of light to help the blind see. Love the last 4 lines!



Thursday, June 08, 2006 3:50:00 AM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Ian -Thanks, BTW you don't happen to have three plastic cage pieces in your car??
Abhay- Thanks again
Cecelia- in the mirror of your eyes I see me ( a chant from a hippy trippy festival I once went to - there were two large concentric circles of people facing each other and oyu had to walk around, look each person in the eyes and say that mantra. This was followed by a huge collective beehive of people all humming. And this was just the start of the day.) Haeven and hell are here on Earth now, and we are all only as good as the least of us.
Swan- You're welcome on both counts.It does seem we have a lot to be grateful for.
Bob-Thanks again.. it's probably the rhyme that got you (:-). I like your use of the word literally btw.

Thursday, June 08, 2006 5:25:00 AM  
Anonymous Shirley said...

I've read a lot of your work but especially like this one.

Thursday, June 08, 2006 6:36:00 AM  
Blogger katy said...

"Men are philosophers, Women are decoration"

anything i say to that would just come across as trite or stupid...

here, glenn, have a cookie!!

Thursday, June 08, 2006 7:19:00 PM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

MMmm men are eaters , women are cooks.. Am I getting closer?

Thursday, June 08, 2006 9:04:00 PM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Thanks for visiting and commenting Shirley.

Thursday, June 08, 2006 9:05:00 PM  
Blogger _Soulless_ said...

Given my upcoming workload, I should take that title to heart and consider reciting it to myself as a sort of mantra. *grin* Loved the first two lines especially; makes me feel special as I read it. ^_^ Cheers.

Sunday, June 11, 2006 3:29:00 AM  
Blogger bradford said...

Thanks Glenn, with coaching like that I'll keep coming back to YOU. keep projecting that light - Brad

Monday, June 12, 2006 2:04:00 PM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Hija Soulless, don't work too hard! You will always be special. You too Bradford. Can't make promises about that light though; the latest moon has really spent me.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006 4:46:00 AM  
Blogger Don Iannone said...

Nice one, Glenn. I like this poem's imagery.

Friday, June 16, 2006 12:58:00 PM  
Blogger Crunchy Weta said...

Thank you Don, and thanks for visiting.

Sunday, June 18, 2006 12:29:00 PM  

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