A writer inspired by nature and human nature


Exquisite art and poetry by Frédéric Georges Martin… Enjoy! ~Bette A. Stevens, Maine author http://www.4writersandreaders.com

WORDS IN THE LIGHT

The world is my school
I said like a fool
and I questioned Mrs. Moon.

Do we have to reflect sunlight too?
“not necessarily”
She replied.

Then I asked Professor Sky.
Is there a way to fly?
“There is…” He said,

“…but not the one you think!”
So what is the main Lesson?
I whispered to the Morning Star.

“There are only three things
you need to know
before entering my Realm.

How to live. How to give
and above all,
how to forgive.”

Those were the words I heard
at the break of Dawn,
a Lesson from the Morning Star.

© Frédéric Georges Martin

~

illustration: Morning Star (Nicholas Roerich, 1932)

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Comments on: "A Lesson from the Morning Star" (21)

  1. I love that one lesson from the Morning Star. Thank you Bette.
    miriam

  2. That was wonderful! 🙂

  3. Beautiful poem with some wise advice, and gorgeous artwork. Thanks for sharing, Bette.

  4. What a profound poem! Thank you, dear Bette!

  5. This is a delightful poem, simplistic yet so wise.

  6. Beautiful poem. Thank you for sharing.

  7. Thanks for sharing this lovely poem, Bette. 🙂

  8. What a charming poem. I love it. Especially the ending, and the fact that the world is (or should be) our teacher!

  9. What a wonderful poem with a wise message. Thanks for sharing, Bette! 💕

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