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I looked upon the sky one peaceful night
While I was gloomly strolling ‘long the shore.
A gaze at stars so countless and so bright
Had made me think about my grief no more.


I pondered over planets’ splendid grace;
Of black holes, comets, all the glorious things.
I longed to see the great Creator’s face
To thank Him for the joy His handwork brings.


But men today say there is no Divine,
Convinced that all was brought forth just through fate.
“From specks to worlds we know of,” they explain,
“And wonders went on blooming to this date.”


But see from birth of space to man’s advance.
Oh, how could these have happened all by chance?



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Jane_P This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 5, 2010 at 9:47 pm
Finally, I have met someone who thinks the exact same way as I do. Thank you so much for writing this beautiful poem.
 
BellaGoRAWR replied...
Sept. 1, 2010 at 6:11 pm
This is such a BEAUTIFUL poem! you have some mad talent.(:
 
isabel18 said...
May 21, 2010 at 1:15 pm
I Loved it...
 
beccaboo92 said...
Apr. 22, 2010 at 12:02 pm
This was absolutely incredible. I'm not a very religious person, albeit. But this poem was simply perfect. I love it. :)
 
Jesicamethyst said...
Apr. 22, 2010 at 11:17 am
This is an amazing poem ; I really enjoyed reading it & I hope to see more amazing sonnets from you.
 
Jimmy_flash said...
Jan. 2, 2010 at 12:41 am
good job yo totually digged it mane
 
Lixxy_93 said...
Dec. 11, 2009 at 6:46 pm
there is no such thing as chance. this is a beautiful and amazing poem, we are all very lucky to have talent like your's in our world to make it a little bit better every time you share your work with us.
 
Adam said...
Dec. 5, 2009 at 11:20 am
From the enchanting revelations of the individual's experience, to the expanding influences upon mankind's views of existance, and the compelling wooing of the reader's consideration of the Divine, this poem is well constructed in measure, philosphy, and depth of reflective contemplation of the author.
 
KayD said...
Nov. 26, 2009 at 12:39 am
Heya Gibs! Good job on this poem! I really liked the way it flowed, and also your choice of diction. I thought it was interesting to see how you unveiled the metaphor throughout the piece. Congrats!
 
Rimi said...
Nov. 19, 2009 at 5:07 pm
Wow this is truely a touching poem. Keep up the good work! I look forward to reading more of your work.
 
CaseyLeigh This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 9, 2009 at 9:34 pm
Even as an atheist, I truly enjoyed this poem and the meaning behind it.
 
Nicoletta said...
Nov. 6, 2009 at 5:33 pm
This poem is really beautiful. I read it over a few times and just love the way it flows. Also the message is just so valid.
 
mrsabbyjonas13 said...
Oct. 27, 2009 at 3:02 pm
Beautiful. You don't hear this way of speech much these days...I agree with your belief; the endless beauty of the world could not have possible occurred by chance! Great work; you're very talented!
 
ninang lou said...
Oct. 27, 2009 at 1:14 am
hi gibs!!! i'm so amazed by how you always make us proud of your work and achievements. You're no longer the shy young boy i used to know... You talk sensibly young man!! I'm your #1 FAN:-)
Keep on...
 
Tita Nessie said...
Oct. 26, 2009 at 2:32 pm
Wonderful! Keep up the good work...
Congratulations...
 
Auntie Grace said...
Oct. 26, 2009 at 8:44 am
From a teenager's point of view, your work speaks of depth and personal love for the Creator. Keep up the good work!
Congratulations to you and to your parents!
 
France920 said...
Oct. 26, 2009 at 7:43 am
Congratulations! You did a wonderful job.You make all of us proud especially your parents. Stay focus and you'll reach your dreams.
 
jenny said...
Oct. 26, 2009 at 2:29 am
Wow! Gibs, Amazing...I thought you're still a baby? I dont know where did you get these, for you to create a wonderful poem. Well you should be very humble and yet full of life. You have completed another milestone. Congratulations
Ate jen
 
freddiephres said...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 5:37 pm
Great job! Keep it up.
 
reny616correa said...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 4:59 pm
His Justin. Your poem is wonderful! It shows you believe in the biblical account of creation. Good work!
 
pastorsam said...
Oct. 25, 2009 at 9:59 am
Great job! I love it. Keep it up you have a great future ahead of you. I'm proud of you.
 
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