Simple Pleasures #2

cropped-575780_4919121860689_1178584931_n.jpgTo celebrate my 10th like here in WordPress, allow me to share this poem I wrote before. Hope you’ll find it refreshing.

Waking up early
Washing my face
Brushing my teeth
Going out for a walk

Feeling the fresh air
Enjoying the sight of the ocean
Seeing landscapes — lush and green
Smiling and waving at people
While listening to inspiring songs
Listening to God

Heart throbbing
Defying gravity
Gasping for air

Walking still
Praying still
Almost at the end
Ahhhh…a great sigh
How beautiful it is
To see the SUN dancing

29 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lifeconfusions
    Nov 28, 2014 @ 19:45:45

    An extremely refreshing post to start my day. Excellent 🙂


  2. mockingbird181984
    Nov 27, 2014 @ 08:27:16

    Reblogged this on The Mockingbird in Me.


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  6. Hunt FOR Truth
    Oct 19, 2013 @ 15:07:28

    We are one…. Cool… how’s it going?
    1) Recognize the other person is you.
    2) There’s a way through every block.
    3) When the time is on you just start and the pressure will be off.
    4) Understand through compassion or you will misunderstand the times.
    5) Vibrate the cosmos and the cosmos shall clear a path for you.


  7. limami
    Oct 19, 2013 @ 14:31:51

    Simply Beautiful.


  8. Brenda
    Oct 19, 2013 @ 13:46:53

    Very beautiful! On an island you must feel a real connection to the ocean. I can just see the sun dancing on the ocean, even though I am landlocked most days. Thanks for sharing that outlook! Warmly, Brenda


    • mockingbird181984
      Oct 19, 2013 @ 14:05:16

      Thank you for visiting me here, Brenda. I’ve come across one of your lovely comments before in another blog — I wanted to visit your blog, but your avatar lead me to your gravatar page which didn’t have a link to your blog so it was dead end for me. Anyway, now I have a better link to your blog. Will read your posts soon. The island where I am at the moment is called Niue. It is closely linked to New Zealand. It’s a very small country yet really lovely. You’ll find some pictures of it in one of my past posts. Thanks again for stopping by. 🙂


      • Brenda
        Oct 19, 2013 @ 14:26:28

        I’ll for the pictures. How fun to see a brand new place. I love armchair traveling. It’s so much easier on my back! LOL Glad to meet you! Brenda


  9. olgatodd
    Oct 19, 2013 @ 11:13:22

    Reblogged this on Inspiration for Daily Living and commented:
    So Beautiful 🙂


  10. thaygoulart
    Sep 23, 2013 @ 11:25:36

    The way you combined the picture and the poem was great! First time stopping by, and I like your virtual space already.
    — Thay


    • mockingbird181984
      Sep 23, 2013 @ 15:44:32

      Thank you, Thay! By mentioning virtual space, I hope you meant the ambiance or feel or look of the blog… Well, assuming that you meant it that way, that for me would be really interesting because I’ve never really been confident about how this blog looks or feels like. I’m so glad that you’d have to make a comment about it. You see, this whole thing is just who I am deep inside…and really, it feels good to know that another person likes the ambiance of my virtual space.

      The photo and the poem — yeah, I think they really make a lovely connection. That’s me in the photo actually when I visited Auckland in 2011. Thanks!

      Thanks for stopping by TMiM. 🙂 Will visit your blog soon.


      • thaygoulart
        Sep 23, 2013 @ 15:58:07

        You’re welcome! And yes, you created a very nice environment in here. Congrats on that! Must be a very nice personality indeed 🙂
        And you’re very welcome — no need to worry about what you created, you’re in a good path;
        — Thay


  11. godtisx
    Sep 23, 2013 @ 05:23:44

    A breath of fresh air…


    • mockingbird181984
      Sep 23, 2013 @ 06:53:45

      Wow! I get another praise. Thank you so much to both of you. Tanyeno, just been to your blog — I responded to one of your poems which I really found powerful! I’ll have a look at your videos later when I come back from school (I’m a teacher) and will definitely write a response about them. I like films too. 🙂 Thanks for visiting TMiM!


      • godtisx
        Sep 23, 2013 @ 08:23:57

        Hahaha. Of course. Very nice work!

        Thanks again for finding my poem powerful, sort of trying my hand at poetry. I dunno if I’m much of a poet because I should probably study it a little. But I REALLY APPRECIATE the feedback. You, write beautifully.

        You’re a teacher? Wow. Hats off. What do you teach and to whom? Yes, by all means watch the films. 🙂

        *Working on a larger one now too.*

        What does TMiM mean? Yes, slow at all the text/online jargon Haha. 🙂


        • mockingbird181984
          Sep 23, 2013 @ 15:19:56

          Thanks for the kind words,Tanyeno! You made me smile. I actually teach English to high school students — wouldn’t brag about it as English isn’t my first language. I teach it to second language users though, so I’m still qualified to teach it here in Niue. I’m not from here (I’m Filipino).

          TMiM is short for ‘The Mockingbird in Me’ which happens to be the title of my blog.:-)

          Would really love to take a look at your films and learn from your techniques as ‘reading’ films is one skill that we are trying to develop in students this year hoping that they (the students) would gain better appreciation and understanding of films.

          Thanks again!


          • godtisx
            Sep 23, 2013 @ 17:01:45

            You got it (concerning the kind words). Wow high school students. Even if it isn’t you first language, it’s not to Kindergarten. 🙂

            So you’re from the Philippines? Are you there now? That is awesome.

            Thanks for clarifying TMiM. Right!

            Hmmm, well you are free to view the films. However, you may want to view them first. Then decide from there? I will leave it up to you. 🙂 🙂

            Seeking to read films better is a great goal! Please let me know how it’s going, or maybe you will blog about it? 🙂

            Take Care.


            • mockingbird181984
              Sep 23, 2013 @ 17:56:05

              Yes, I am from the Philippines, but no I’m out of my home country right now. I’m in Niue, a country in the South Pacific that is closely associated to New Zealand. The people here hold Kiwi passports, so they freely enter NZ whenever they want to. I teach the NZ curriculum as well to their kids here… so I guess that in itself would already speak in volumes, ey?

              Internet over here is really slow so viewing your video will take a little bit of time…but I am patience (metaphor intended) so I’m sure I’ll be able to respond soon. 🙂

              Big hug from Niue!


  12. Penny L Howe
    Sep 22, 2013 @ 09:52:13

    Just simply beautiful! 🙂


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