How to save the world


He was at my gate this morning,
Sad puppy dog eyes,
Big as the moon.

Someone had left him there,
Can you imagine that?

I’d just come in from meditation with,
A guru who says,
That the Supreme Soul is called Baba,
That we are planting sweet, suckling trees and that
We all need be sweet,
Sweet souls, so we can harvest,

There are three of us,
The Guru, an Old lady and myself,

It’s a dark 4am morning,
The world is quiet,
My toes are numb,
And there is more.

We are to,
Tie our thread to the farmer,
Marry the bride,
To the groom,
Arrange a wedding for five billion people because
We are approaching the end.

He says that,
When half the world is awake,
The other half is asleep,
-so we are doing well-
That at 4am we’re fully beta wave,
Very, very, deep,

-that we change the world with these beta-waves so we,
Must Make Effort!

A boy is playing Playstation,
And the battle between Good and Evil
Is marked by several pings.

Kurukshetra, ping,
Lakshmi, ping,
Buddha, Mohammed, ping, ping,

We are labouring hard we three,
The Guru, the lady and I,
Sweating and groaning and trying to float,

But people are cruel.

Someone had left him there,
Whimpering and cold and,
Barely, just barely,
One year old,

Puppy dog eyes,
Sad as the moon,

Can you imagine that?

photo –

evocative short poetry – words move

11 thoughts on “How to save the world

  1. Lindy Lee says:

    So what did you do with those eyes big as the moon?

  2. trisha says:

    what a darling thing, people leave their own borns in freezing cold….

  3. lesleehare says:

    Oh, my. What a day you’ve had! And a wonderful, thoughtful one, it seems. He reminds me of a puppy I had last year… best wishes! Yes, so many souls seem so many, and one day all will be one [:-)]

  4. humanitarikim says:

    Thanks be to you for bettering my world whilst I sleep! I shall return the favor. 🙂

  5. Completely charm and delicately wise poem … and thanks for sharing the photo of the pup at the end. Ping! 😀

    Thanks also for the recommended read on my site. Checked her out. Very good work there. Absolutely will be a regular.

    Happy days, my dear.

  6. lightdance says:

    Powerful poem. I need to know the end of the story on this one.

  7. Very nice. As for the sad eyed puppy… well… we’ll let it slide this time…

  8. Hanna Wilbur says:

    I really love the cute puppy picture ^-^

  9. Excellent write…the sad puppy also got to me.

  10. Carl says:

    This is the only way to save the world. This is good work. Thank you for sharing.

  11. kshawnedgar says:

    I was imagining the sad eyes even before seeing the cute photo. I mark this poem with several pings! 😀

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