ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Books, Literature, and Writing

Poem: What I could Have?

Updated on December 30, 2011

What I could have!


Don’t you dare

Try telling me about

What I could have

Done.

I had that same

Thought

Many years ago,

When I was

just a child

Waiting for

Santa to come.

But I have

long since

Found out

That I was only

Dreaming!

I had to then

take this long

trek alone,

Finding my way

Back home

back to this

reality into which

I was born.

My brother/sister

All the way

I kept screaming

at the top of

my lungs,

Running up and

Down life’s road,

Searching

for that truth.

My Mom and Dad

They could not

had known any better,

They simply did

The best they can.

It had always been

the custom

on that island.

But I am quite

Amazed at the

state of affairs

When looking at

This, which we

love to call,

Modern man.

That's the very

same bunch

that walks around

each and everyday

With a Humongous

Ballooning

Bank account,

Still the words

that they are

forever saying are

If they could have,


I say, if you could have

You would have!

Well that is the

Same question

We are all

asking you.

You would have

Done what?

That’s exactly

what the Bible

Have been

telling us for

the longest,

The meek would

inherit the earth

and one day

They would also

become the strongest.

For what will it

profit a man

if he gains the

whole world

And suffer the lost

of his own soul?

That's the reason

I had to come

back around again

to launch an attack

on this misery and

misunderstanding

that was me.

Misled long before

I had a chance

to use my own head

To educate myself

become wise

Open my eyes, see

Before life becomes

what it should not be

a surprise.


Written above

in that same Bible

the one that you

once dared to tear

in the book of

Mathew 19:24,

It said:

Again I tell you,

It is easier

for a camel

To go through

the eye of a needle

Than for a

Rich man

to enter the

kingdom of the

Most High God."

No one have to

again ask God?

Why is this so?

All one have to do

Is to be a citizen

Of this earth

Grow up a little

With its inhabitants

And “Bam”

You would know.

that you too came

from the very

same Dirt

Without money

In your pockets,

Name a hospital

One can go

get a Doctor

to see you

For the diseases

that they made.

We don't know

anything about

A.i.D.S

That blood transfusion

was meant to save

And now on my way

those like Ash

Went to that

cold grave.

Without hitting

the lottery jackpot

We are all

cooking the water,

If that much

But usually

there is no food

just an empty pot,

Chances are

You won’t see,

What chances

really are

And what life

is really

suppose to be.

Don’t you

even dare try

telling me?


What I could have!


Bless.

All rights reserved:

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Sky9106 profile image
      Author

      Sky9106 6 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      Without knowing the meaning I am only guessing !

      For writing?

      Once you keep smiling , the importance is met and I will be fine.

      Sometimes they say that' ill!

      Means off the chart. lol

      Bless dear "AE"

    • always exploring profile image

      Ruby Jean Richert 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Nice one Sky..Are you ill? God Bless You...

    • Sky9106 profile image
      Author

      Sky9106 6 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      I am very rich in spirit, and I do what the spirit tells me when I write . With that said .

      I thank you very much bellawritter, what a name. No matter how much people that comes there is room for everyone. One of the very first question I asked when I newly joined was: could the earth become too heavy for itself ?

      I know a lot , and I know that no one can tell or prove for sure.

      Thanks for you very encouraging and kind words. I will be extending courtesies as soon as I can .

      Bless

    • Sky9106 profile image
      Author

      Sky9106 6 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      Thanks for those great words Caroline , you are already a great force with me and I know the future of your work and mine looks real pretty because I will do all I can to nudge you on . I saw something from the first hub and your profile , you won't even dream to know what I saw .

      But thank you and bless.

    • bellawritter23 profile image

      Erica Sanchez 6 years ago from California

      Rich in Spirit I say! Very well written!

      Bella

    • carolinemd21 profile image

      Caroline Marie 6 years ago

      Sky very passionate and outspoken as always! Love the photos and the drive behind this poem. I also love the video at the end. Great song.

    • Sky9106 profile image
      Author

      Sky9106 6 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      Greatly appreciated poetvix. Thanks for reading and I am not surprised that you like this one because the depth of your works and comments , if carefully inspected after reading , the mission that you are on is not described in your profile.

      My eyes are not that huge , but I strive for understanding.

      Bless.

    • Sky9106 profile image
      Author

      Sky9106 6 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      The hospital that's on board , don't tolerate any partial sick, you must first pass the physical test, that cost some cheese. then the trip costs 100k for two spoiled weeks . Well what else will they do with the money but give it away. But I was learning of my world and now I know. Time for the only antidote for it all scriptures.

      Left behind , or far up front?

      Thanks for reading brother , it's all your fathers , only now what are you going to do with your share.

      there is also

      " THE PRODIGAL SON."

      They must all come back to Papa!

      Bless.

    • poetvix profile image

      poetvix 6 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      This is the best one yet, I think. You are a rich man indeed for you have understanding. Millions don't even see a glimer of it. God bless.

    • WD Curry 111 profile image

      WD Curry 111 6 years ago from Space Coast

      You are piling the poetry up to the Sky9106 around here. Where did you find the picture of my dinghy? The buffet is good, but you may feel sick later and I will tell you it is the motion of the ocean that upset your stomach.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com 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: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    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 googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    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)
    Marketing
    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.
    Statistics
    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)