all the worth in the world

an individual’s value to society

is measurable only in relation

to the impact they have

on the lives of the people within it


in the same light, earth –

a tiny grain in the expansive cosmic field

is only important to life

so long as it provides sustenance


ยฉ Heath Muchena, 2014

8 Comments on “all the worth in the world”

  1. milliethom says:

    A really insightful poem.


  2. I of July says:

    thank you Millie ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m glad you think so…


  3. creekrose says:

    my daughter recently queried if perhaps the earth is a seed and we’re on it to provide it with sustenance . . . .


  4. I of July says:

    your daughter is a genius ๐Ÿ™‚


  5. Mary Mageau says:

    What beautiful and uplifting poetry!


  6. I of July says:

    thank you a million ๐Ÿ™‚


  7. Sometimes I tell myself, if I can touch just one person, through my words, then it would have all been worth it. But it’s never going to stop there.


  8. I of July says:

    you’re right Sarah…we all just want to connect … i think ๐Ÿ™‚


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