A Haiku - Uniqueness

More alike? Mostly different? Species specific?

Fingerprints, snowflakes, DNA, you and me, even every rose, these are expressions of uniqueness.
Fingerprints, snowflakes, DNA, you and me, even every rose, these are expressions of uniqueness. | Source

Privileged to know? Frustrated and searching?


I want to accept

That God knows my uniqueness.

I wish I knew it.


Child prodigies do.

Seat some at a piano.

Fingers know to play.


I too can play some,

Not like them; not my own thing.

Sad to say, it's not.


Tell me what you see.

Growing older, not more wise;

Plying skills I know.


No "ah, ha!" moment.

Doing what I've learned to do.

Searching still for "me".


Once I pleaded so:

"What do You want me to do?"

"I'd rather do that."


The answer came thus:

"Plant seeds that can grow up strong."

Ideas were meant.


My own ideas, or His?

Who can know the mind of God?

The Great Commission?


The world needs thinkers.

(not ones easily swayed)

New Leonardos.


But me? Why tell me?

All about me is unique.

My thoughts should matter.


Need they be profound?

Or simply good ideas?

Guide my thoughts, Dear God.


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© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.






Find some peace for you amidst life's ceaseless roar.

Fnd time to think deep thoughts.  Then treasure those gifts your thinking finds.
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whonunuwho 3 years ago from United States

Perspycacious, God has guided your thoughts, this is why, my friend, your are a writer of great merit and well received by all who are fortunate enough. Thank you for sharing of your wonderful expression of the human language in your words of wisdom and enlightenment. Sincerely, your friend, whonu.


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Perspycacious 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

whonunuwho: That is surely not what is called "faint praise." I will accept it on one condition: add even further meaning to it by virtue of the standards you continue to set for yourself and your own expressions of the human language, wisdom, and enlightenment as you yourself continue to share with others.


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flashmakeit 3 years ago from usa

Well you really are an interesting writer and I enjoy your hubs.


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Perspycacious 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

flashmakeit: Well, you really are a precious reader/Hubber, and I enjoy thinking that you might read something I write. Thank you for doing so.


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Masterfully done. Haiku creating a poem. Reflection upon reflection. Thank you


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midget38 3 years ago from Singapore

Beautifully expressed.....we always find it difficult to determine what God's purpose is. Thanks for sharing, and I'm passing it on!


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Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago

Wonderful, beautiful and awesome.


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Perspycacious 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

Thanks for stopping by, reading, commenting, scoring, and sharing. What more could any Hubber ask for?!


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Your own thoughts will be the true fruits of your labors. Perhaps they will be guided by another force. No matter where they come from, they will always raise questions of intent. Bravo!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. It's the very best we can do to keep the faith and let the Lord guide us. Passing this on.


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rahul0324 3 years ago from Gurgaon, India

Writer of great merit indeed...... :)

Inspiring, motivating... and deeply intriguing, Forces one to think about the self.. about the soul... about the inner reason of his/her creation..

Beautiful writing


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Perspycacious 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

When I receive a compliment for my writing...as occasionally happens....I need to remind myself to not be content and craving the praise of men and women, but to crave the praise of my Heavenly Father instead. Then I should also remind myself that mediocrity is not the name of His game. Brotherhood, forgiveness, and service need prominent places in life's equation when we look to see what a given life, including our own, is worth by its end.


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HLPhoenix 3 years ago

planting an idea... a very great vocation. Uniqueness. Some lives are lived on one continuous idea. Most lives have segments very different from each other... we can seek to plant ideas in each of them... perhaps to inspire others to seek uniqueness, as you have here.


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Perspycacious 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

thnk you for your comment. I wrote a Haiku to express what you tackled in a Hub about your onion. I think you will enjoy it.


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ChristyWrites 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

Being unique is wonderful, as is this poem


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Perspycacious 3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

ChristyWrites: I appreciate your comment and the knowledge that we are all the unique sons and daughters of a loving Heavenly Father who knows us better than we know ourselves.

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