To ponder your question
A question as deep as one's soul.
At first not knowing how to respond,
Now then I do:
From the Cumulus Cloud I have learned
The Intent of Dreams.
To look above and beyond what is
And to look to what could be.
From the Butterfly I have learned
To live a lifetime with no boundaries:
Having no fear in the taking of risks.
From the Mountain I have learned
To stumble but to not lie down.
Knowing there is great reward in
Dragging one’s self back up.
From the Tree I have learned
To stand tall during the stormy times
Knowing the barrenness
Shall not last forever.
From Exploring the Moon I have learned
To expend astronomical numbers
At the sacrifice of
Society’s most vulnerable.
From the Fauna I have learned
To shield one's self from the
From the Flora I have learned
To discover beauty in one of its
To be consumed with a passion in life
And use it to bless the world.
From the Rainbow I have learned
The washing of all blood as one:
Enlightenment of what was meant
From the River I have learned
Every beginning has its ending:
A time to be born. A time to pass on.
And from Love I have learned
For without love, one cannot
To write this poem...
The last thing I would accomplish –
Being the final thing I would do.
To have a part of me live on...
This is my answer to you.