Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Opening Gifts

Open your eyes so you
might see the beauty
that surrounds you

Open your ears so you
might hear the songs
of life

Open your mouth so you
might speak words
of encouragement

Open your heart so you
might experience the
joys of love


posted for dVerse
Opening the Muse Quadrille #16
44 word poem using "open"

44 comments:

  1. You and Lynn are on the same page. Very similar prayer-poems--so much so that I had to go back and make sure they weren't the same. Lovely prayer.

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    1. I went over to read her poem and yes, they are indeed very similar. I was unable to leave a comment for her. I guess our muse was thinking along the same lines.

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  2. Yes indeed, open to love and receive blessings in abundance.

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  3. These are wonderful gifts, the beauty and the songs of life.........and the encouragement and love we give to others. Loved this one, my friend.

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  4. yes to be always open to such divine wealth that has been offered to us in abundance....beautiful prayer poem...

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  5. Lovely. And keep eyes, ears and heart open wider than mouths... It is the mouth which gets me into trouble.

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    1. Sometimes my mouth gets me into trouble as well :)

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  6. Simple and lovely. Unfortunately, so many will never follow this and will instead shut themselves out and, in turn, the world.

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  7. I like both the message and th structure of this poem. But even before that I was struck with the multiple meanings of the title. This is a treat to read!

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    1. Thanks Mary, I contemplated the title for a bit as I am not usually good with titles.

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  8. Open your ears so you
    might hear the songs
    of life

    Amen!!

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    1. Ah the songs of life are truly magical

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  9. When we are open, we receive so many blessings. Lovely piece!

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    1. Thanks Bryan - we just need to open a bit and then it will become easier..

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  10. Open gets far more done and can bring fun

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  11. Reads like a prayer, beautiful

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  12. Yes, so much to be grateful for. Beautifully expressed, True!

    Hank

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  13. The blessing of it all, if we open as you say

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    1. Well, I think if we open ourselves to life we will receive the beauty of life.

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  14. Yes! Openness has so much to offer us.

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  15. And afteR All
    'thaT joY'..
    i'M sUre
    i'D oPen
    uP iN joYous
    unBridLed dAnce..:)

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    1. Hey, How are you? I haven't seen you around in a bit? Thanks for visiting.

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  16. I think when we have are open like that we become whole as humans...

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    1. That is very true Bjorn, to fully experience life , mind, body and spirit...

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  17. I love the simplicity of this. Too many closed off people, not fully enjoying their senses and by extension their lives.

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    1. Thanks Guys, it may be simple, but it came from my heart..

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  18. I like this. So life-affirming.

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  19. True. We need to be sensitive (as opposed to dense and unaffected) about the things and people around us. I guess, the proper word is 'attuned.'

    Happy weekend.

    Imelda

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    1. That is the perfect word "attuned" to others and our surroundings.

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    1. Sometimes in life it is hard to remember, but we can try :)

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