Me the self, my precious self,
of blood and flesh and wit,
perfect creation of man,
the treasure of treasures,
fighting for my preservation,
walking on my sturdy legs
with no crutches,
standing alone
on my selfish island
in pursuit y excellence;
no helping hands, no counsel,
just me and my solitary thoughts,
my egocentric desires,
 
fighting for survival in a crisis
on my selfish island
with half a mind on charity,
half a mind on self preservation,
the Godly mind, the charitable one,
the guilty mind, the selfish one,
the reassessment of my goals,
the wrestling with ideals,
the climbing up the mountain or not,
the Godly, taking humanity with me,
or the selfish, leaving them behind.
 
Before the annihilation of humanity,
who values someone else
more than he himself?
Who values someone as much?
Who is Jesus in the heart and soul?
What is the me standing alone
on my selfish island?
 
He who has abundance
in himself to give,
still has enough
In himself to keep.

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Nelson D Reyes
11 months

Please take good care of yourself. Same goes to your loved ones.

Robert L. Martin
Robert L. Martin
11 months

Hi Nelson. Glad to speak to you again. Since the library closed down, I have to do all my corresponence

Robert L. Martin
Robert L. Martin
11 months

I have to do all the correspondence on my smart phonephne.

Nelson D Reyes
11 months

Very well said during these times of confusion, fear and angst and yes faith and hope and love as well that we all have for humanity.
Very profound;
“He who has abundance
in himself to give,
still has enough
In himself to keep.“
My like and fave to this poem. Thanks Robert.

Robert L. Martin
Robert L. Martin
11 months

On my smart phone. P.S. I just learned how to work it

Robert L. Martin
Robert L. Martin
11 months

Pretty soon, I'll be almost as smart as my smart phone

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