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Miracles...Taken for Granted (a poem of inspiration)

Updated on July 30, 2015
Heavenly conflagration...
Heavenly conflagration...
Since the dawning of human kind...so much taken for granted...
Since the dawning of human kind...so much taken for granted...
The unison of oceans and earth...to present all creatures, at their birth...
The unison of oceans and earth...to present all creatures, at their birth...
The miracle of seeds to grow great trees...
The miracle of seeds to grow great trees...
The seeds of all life...such a magnificent proposition...
The seeds of all life...such a magnificent proposition...
from a simple seed...such grandeur...
from a simple seed...such grandeur...
Never to be taken for granted...as each gracious gift in all of life...regarded in awe and reverence.
Never to be taken for granted...as each gracious gift in all of life...regarded in awe and reverence.



Two seeds...one as a recipient...another, as a benevolence, presented by the other,

Combined...in a fertilization, and as a baby is formed...this, develops inside the mother.

Taken for granted...simplicity, or as complexity...or as an enigma, inside this mystery,

This act to have happened many billions of times.. miracles in plain sight, of humanity.


A single seed dropped from the limbs of a tree...as worthy soil awaits...it to nourish,

The seed is received by the mothering sod...with rain and father sun...then to flourish.

The seed forms a tree, over time, to grow tall and green, as each fond day to pass,

New fruits form on its willing limbs...where more seeds are shared, as they are cast.


A maternal earth awaits, as the oceans to mass...a union of the fine soil and the sea,

Creatures, beyond the greatest of minds, to be imagined...are birthed, and now to be.

Should human kind accept these, as granted...with no significance, nor any grandeur,

The greatest misfortune, this grand circumstance, to be regarded, and as so demure.


The explosion...the conflagration...the beginning of us all...in all of space's celestial bounds,

When will the significance of this fantastic orchestration, be intently heard...as it so resounds?

All to be assumed...seems justly to be presumed, in humanity's mindset...no impact, made.

Then seen as a simple universal escapade, nothing of such majesty, as a heavenly serenade?






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From small seeds great thoughts grow...
From small seeds great thoughts grow...

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    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      I agree my friend and blessings. whonu

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      Deb Hirt 

      3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      I really enjoyed this one. There is nothing as reverent as a tree.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Thank you my friend Blossom and blessings to you. whonu

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Your poem's a lovely creation and reminder of the Creator, too. Blessings.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Ours not to explain...just to enjoy. Thanks my friend. whonu

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      John Hansen 

      3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      A wonderfully inspirational poem whonu, and a tribute to our creator. Everything about our world and life upon it is a miracle of creation. I honestly don't know how it can be realistically explained any other way.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      I suppose these thoughts come to mind in many a thinker's mind, at some time in their lives. Thanks for your review. whonu

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      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      3 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      Hi whonu. Your poem is very thought provoking. Every day we see miracles, often not realizing it. To see them as you do in your poem is a wonderful gift we should be thankful for. Thank you for this poem.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Thank you so much my friend. Your kind remarks and encouraging reviews always inspire me to write more. whonu

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      Faith Reaper 

      3 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, how wonderful and profound! Yes, we take so many miracles for granted that are right in front of our faces each and every day. Thank you for this beautiful reminder of all of the countless miracles we see each day.

      Up ++++ tweeting, pinning, G+ and sharing

      God bless you

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Thank you MsDora my friend. whonu

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      Dora Weithers 

      3 years ago from The Caribbean

      Very lofty language describing the miraculous process of life. I like it.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Thank you Minnetonka Twin and blessings. whonu

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Thank you much my friend. whonu

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      Missy Smith 

      3 years ago from Florida

      Very inspirational and beautiful as always whonunuwho. :)

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      Linda Rogers 

      3 years ago from Minnesota

      Inspiring words and photo's of miracles that are often taken for granted. Life has so many blessings and miracles that are right in front of us if we look for them. Hit many buttons and voted up.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      My thanks to bravewarrior, tillsontitan, and adevwriting for your kind words and support. Blessings. whonu

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      WE, as a human race take a lot for granted...not respecting our environment and those around us. Thanks for your review. whonu

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      Mary Craig 

      3 years ago from New York

      "never to be taken for granted"! Oh would that were true. We take so much for granted and should not, whether it is birth or the growth of a plant. Beautifully crafted whonu.

      Voted up, useful, awesome, and beautiful.

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      Arun Dev 

      3 years ago from United Countries of the World

      You've written another wonderful poem! I was glad to read it.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      3 years ago from Central Florida

      Life, in all forms, is miraculous. And yes, we take it for granted. But when you put yourself in nature, sit quietly and absorb all around you, the beauty takes your breath away, leading to contemplative thoughts.

      This poem does the same, whonu. I love the closing photo. The dimension of it is stunning!

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      Vandana Patel 

      3 years ago from India

      Nice deep beautiful thoughts. It is beyond our reach to understand the miracles of master creator ......God.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Yes my friend. Blessings. whonu

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      Jewels 

      3 years ago from Australia

      ....and open the mind and you will know.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Sometimes miracles occur from seeds we may plant. God speed my friend. whonu

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      The Examiner-1 

      3 years ago

      Lovely whonu. It is a beautiful poem about the continuous growth of trees from seeds. It sort of reminds me of a poem which I wrote about trees - only that was destroying them. I voted yours up, shared and pinned it.

      Kevin

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      The interpretation of creation and the creator are forever to be debated. WE, as human kind, interpret and decide our own feelings about religious beliefs..or to be unbelievers. If a brick could think and have feelings, as a human might...they may ask what their purpose is to be...a part of a big structure or just an individual piece of clay. We approach and decide matters of creation in human terms...assuming we are all that matters. We are just a part of it all and the fact that we think we know is enough for some individuals. Every person has to decide and has the right to do so.As for me...my God and creator deserves my faith in him and all that is to be by his hands.Blessings my friends.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      I will always be dismayed as to why many accept the miracles of the Universe, even child birth...the seeds of life that perpetuate us all...and still refuse to believe in a creator...our Lord God and his benevolence...

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      Thanks word55 and blessings to you and yours on this warm Summer evening. whonu

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      Word 

      3 years ago from Chicago

      All right whonunuwho, you went quite deep here. I really enjoyed that. That was a great inspirational poem. Thanks! God bless!

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