Within the breast of each

a human heart aspires to reach



and some measure of glory.

Hidden in the heart yearns

a soul that long ago learns

to accept



and some measure of folly.

Deep within and hidden in the soul

a consciousness stirs awake to the cold

realization of



and some measure of insanity.

Down in humanity’s empty cavity

a spirit-being belies the vanity

of searching


for some measure of security

in the knowledge that

someone perhaps

might remember me.

Poem Comments


Please login or register

You must be logged in or register a new account in order to
leave comments/feedback and rate this poem.

Login or Register

bluskyinthenite commented on Significance


Weatherstone i'm sure people will rememver you.. Your poetry is wonderful Awesome... Great mind......Read a few so far i love your writes. " in the knowledge that someone perhaps might remember me " Blueskyinthenight!



I find poetry really helps me ask and deal with "the big questions" of life and its meaning. Very existential, I know. I guess it's how I'm wired. Poetry is a great way to sort it out and wrestle with those niggly issues in the back of my mind but in the center of my heart. I'm glad you enjoy them. Thanks!

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

Weatherstone’s Poems (40)

Title Comments
Title Comments
The Other Side of Night 0
California Quail 0
Tired So Tired 1
Significance 1
The Critic of a Perfectionist
's Play
Help Me Define Reality 0
At War 0
Lost 1
On The Edge of My Map 0
The Devil In the Drink 0
Road of the Broken 3
Cry of the Curlew Bird 0
Ode To Desert Flower 2
Running the Risk 5
Wrestlers 3
For One Dim Light 3
Breathing Atmosphere 2
Spring 2
Dew On Death's Door 5
Hands of Time 2
A Parent's Joy 1
Fall Into Winter 1
My Heart's Flow -5
Sandy Seashore 1
Razor Blade Tongues 2
Mind's Eye 1
Travel 4
The Deepest Part of Me 1
September Tears 3
Descends the Darkness 1
Warm Friend 1
We Are Made 5
Creator's Way 1
Measure of Me 1
Dance Lessons 7
This Mountain 0
Mountain Conqueror 1
My Son 3
That Young Soldier 2
The Measure of Two Lives 1