To Be And Have Been

To Be And Have Been short poem

Uploaded by Kamohelo S Tladi


The beauty of growth is a mystery
in itself, natural and yet a product of faith
faith not in the coming but in history,
just as the nineth looks to the eighth.
For what came before permits
the eventuality of the next,
a place ahead of where before sits.
Not order but growth the context,
like the leaves which await the branch
and the branch the trunk,
an attribution to nature’s omnipotent hunch,
no thought to how it would’ve all sunk.
For faith lies in between
to be and what has been.

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