Designed to love

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Listen to the voice of heaven high above;
Perhaps it’s what we had always dreamed of.
Our soul thus designed to savor, worship, love.

Every hour and then we’re thus reminded of;
The world at present in dire need of love.
Listen to the voice of heaven high above.

Our well bred manners are just not enough;
Know what it’s to sigh and still not been heard.
Our soul thus designed to savor, worship, love.

The hours are long and times are tough;
The things we see but just can not touch.
Listen to the voice of heaven high above.

Like streams of gold in the skies far above;
Know when the journey has resumed or begun.
Our soul thus designed to savor, worship, love.

How blessed this land which is counted among;
Where passion and precision have become one.
Listen to the voice of heaven high above;
Our soul thus designed to savor, worship, love.

 

 

Photo credits:Β pixshark.com

Form: Villanelle

Posted for Midweek Motif @ Poets United

Comments

  1. Thotpurge says:

    The world indeed is in dire need of love!!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Thotpurge,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  2. Jae Rose says:

    We are indeed designed to love and respect one another – you picture alongside your poem illustrate that beautifully…how easily that can become tainted and distorted and yet we must hope for its return maybe?

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Jae Rose,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ˜€
      xoxo

  3. blogoratti says:

    A truly magical and brilliant piece, reads like a song.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Blogoratti,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  4. Sumana Roy says:

    “Our soul thus designed to savor, worship, love.”…if only the humans were evolved enough to understand and embrace this…so well thought of words and rhyme in this perfect villanelle Sanaa….

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Sumana,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ˜€
      xoxo

  5. L. Moon says:

    Indeed we are designed for this journey toward a higher calling. What a beautiful Villanelle Sunny. It’s one of my favorite forms as it has a gentle echo.
    Hope the day is full of beauty for you!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Leslie,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  6. Jamztoma says:

    Hey Sanaa,

    Commend you for this line:

    Our well bred manners are just not enough;

    True to a point. My politeness and humility sometimes are frowned upon. But I won’t change just because someone wants me to. Great poem! Loved it!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello James,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  7. Susan says:

    We are indeed! We are stuck in immature stages–stuck in mental space perhaps, logic being the United States model. And not yet as wise as a child. I love our poem. I think it is what I was trying to say in mine.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Susan,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ˜€
      xoxo

  8. So true. Our soul is indeed designed to love.
    A beautiful poem πŸ™‚

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Purba,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  9. panchali says:

    Honestly, we are…!! Immaculate villanelle, Sanaa…. πŸ™‚

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Panchali,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ˜€
      xoxo

  10. Old Egg says:

    Sadly a world full of love doesn’t make enough money for those that make and sell things we definitely don’t need like guns and bombs and disposable stuff and where generating hate is so profitable. Perhaps one day…if there are enough poets like you to help generate change Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Old Egg,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  11. Myrna says:

    This is a lovely poem, prayer Sanaa. May we all listen to those voices of love.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Myrna,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ˜€
      xoxo

  12. Rall says:

    Well bred manners may not be enough but they are a good are a good start..Rarely seen. The world is brutal …dog eat dog and survival of the fittest is the common currency.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Rall,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  13. Mary says:

    So very true! An optimistic outlook for humanity.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Mary,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ˜€
      xoxo

  14. vandana says:

    So true we all yearn for love.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Vandana,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  15. The lines you chose to repeat really bind this piece together well. Beautiful writing Sanaa.

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Hannah,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  16. Our souls designed to love…….that just says it all. Wonderful, Sanaa!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Sherry,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ˜€
      xoxo

  17. humbird says:

    So bright, optimistic poem! Thanks for Love!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Humbird,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  18. Sara McNulty says:

    A happy, hopeful poem. Keep the love going!

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Sara,

      Thanks for stopping by, so glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Highly appreciated, have a great week ahead.

  19. gillena says:

    i really luv the message and it works really well in this form

    much love…

    1. Sanaa says:

      Hello Gillena,

      Thank you so much, so glad you liked it πŸ˜€
      Highly appreciated, lots of love πŸ™‚
      xoxo

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