ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Our Little Blue Playground

Updated on September 7, 2013
Earth Full South Pacific from Bruce Irving
Earth Full South Pacific from Bruce Irving
Time from gerrie23
Time from gerrie23
Change the World from Erik Schlickspeir
Change the World from Erik Schlickspeir
Arrogance from Simona
Arrogance from Simona
Grain of Time from Qubiqo
Grain of Time from Qubiqo
Harmony in Life from Jonny
Harmony in Life from Jonny
love is the answer from mauro
love is the answer from mauro

Our Little Blue Playground

By Tony DeLorger © 2013

Endlessly, time marks our ride,

each one of us

a glimpse of expression,

a flicker of light,

amid the infinite,

the vast and open stage of life.

What is done,

what is accomplished,

bares witness to possibility,

not us as individuals,

we, the carriers of will,

and will the catalyst of change.

Ego is a device of self-awareness,

and in no way,

is meaningful to the universe,

merely our choices manifest,

in the pursuit of dreams,

a will ingratiating self.

Human arrogance

is only surpassed by

delusions of grandeur,

and importance founded by

a wanted projection, nothing real,

just the search for justification.

We seek to find purpose,

in our paths of direction,

justify our choices for some ideal,

something that will define us,

give our lives a profound meaning

and importance.

The truth is we are unimportant,

not even a furtive glance

from an omniscient universe,

that cares less about our self-promotion,

instead the choices of humanity,

what we collectively can give meaning to.

Life can only be about one thing,

life itself,

not individuals, heroes, cowards,

the good, the bad,

simply the expression of life,

and the harmony within it.

In that sense life only finds meaning,

when in harmony,

and our highest achievement to that end,

is love, unencumbered,

when we can relate to all life,

with an open and giving heart.

Without this,

earthly life is pointless,

an endless cycle of narcissism,

and regardless of individuality,

and accomplishment,

a turnstile existence, that is finite.

In the end,

love will define humanity,

or without it destroy,

and we, regardless of our aspirations,

will simply be a flame doused,

and in time forgotten.

Love has always been the answer.

We can deliberate life to the end of time, but ultimately love is the purpose and definitive achievement in life; the greatest accomplishment- to love and be loved.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Absolutely Wayne, human beings are so arrogant, thinking that we are superior in any way to other lifeforms. If it wasn't so sad and destructive, it would be funny. All life is made of the same stuff, and we should be appreciating it rather than judging to satisfy our own egos. Take care.

    • wayne barrett profile image

      Wayne Barrett 

      5 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Tony; it's hard to discern any one of your pieces as a favorite, simply because they are all of great quality, but I must say, this is one of the more profound poems of yours that I can remember. Maybe it's because my mind seems to travel along the same wormhole of thought as your subject matter...and speaking of matter; isn't that what we all are? The difficult part of existing in this current form of matter is that we are self conscious. Which I believe is the reason so many miss the point, (as Lee Tea said) and instead imagine ourselves a divine species.


    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Likewise, Lee.

    • Lee Tea profile image

      Lee Tea 

      5 years ago from Erie, PA

      This poem sucked me in - I had yet to discover your profile. It's hard to pull off the writer-salesman-philosopher hat trick, but somehow we've both totally done it. What a great find you are! I look forward to wasting time on your page in the near future.

    • Tony DeLorger profile imageAUTHOR

      Tony DeLorger 

      5 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thanks Lee, and great to meet a positive, free-spirited soul as yourself. And thanks for the follow; I shall return the favor as I believe we both have much to offer to satisfy a thirsty soul. I am a poet and philosopher among other things, and have found writing to be my purpose in life. Hope you continue to enjoy my viewpoint and to share my my life has discovered. Take care.

    • Lee Tea profile image

      Lee Tea 

      5 years ago from Erie, PA

      "Is there a point? Let's find a point.... It's only a choice between fear and love."

      Pardon my lack of original content, but from your writing, I suspect you may enjoy this as much as I.

      Be well.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)