A Feeling Found On a Hillside in Rio

Neville

A Feeling Found On a Hillside in Rio

 

When we climbed

down into

the great pyramid

at Giza 

it was really like

something

   else now, wasn’t it ..

And then,

to the very top

   of Sigiriya, like wow ..

But there

can be no doubt we

all came

closest to the son of

   our maker ..

When we found him

and felt Christ,

   on some hillside in Rio ..

 

  • Author: Neville (Offline Offline)
  • Published: February 11th, 2024 03:14
  • Comment from author about the poem: its a hard feeling to describe .. but I know what I felt, when and where .. 🀍
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  • User favorite of this poem: Bella Shepard.
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Comments7

  • orchidee

    I felt a presence - of a trout. You know who I mean! lol.
    Should it be Giza?!
    It's educational on 'ere ya know. I will soon increase from 3 to 4 guinea pig brain cells. They know more than me - the real piggies.

    • Neville



      I stand corrected .. thank you ..

      • orchidee

        I thought you would say - thanks Geezer! lol.

      • arqios

        Exhilarating! Gives a feel of transcendence.

        • Neville



          I am certain that I felt something I had not until then, felt before .. thanks for checking in arqios

          • arqios

            Been a while mate. All’s good your way, I’m reckoning.

          • 2 more comments

          • Thomas W Case

            Wow. Very powerful work.

            • Neville



              Thanks Tom .. there have been one or two others that sent a shiver up n down my spine .. Neville

            • Bella Shepard

              There are those moments in life when you're struck by something inexplicible, and you feel you're the only person on the face of the earth that knows something wonderful. Lucky you my friend, you've taken an experience and given us something "wonderful".

              • Neville



                I really can't thank you enough for the insight, the associated understanding and the heart-warming comment you have left here for me Bella .. but I really do .. Neville

              • Accidental Poet

                Only once before have I felt the feeling you describe, But still unlike that of mine. I'd love to have been there with you when you felt this one. Must have been amazing. πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

                • Neville



                  it was amazing my friend .. there have been other times to be fair (probably less than a handful) and without necessarily any religious foundation or connotation .. The Menin Gate at 20.00hrs, Lourdes, visiting the Commonwealth War Graves at dawn, stumbling upon Deeley Plaza in Dallas .. and a couple of wink wink ones .. Thanks for sharing this particular moment mate .. Neville

                • Goldfinch60

                  I completely understand Neville, many years ago when my Christianity was with me some members of my church went to Iona, one day we went for a walk round the Island and we ended up in St Oran's Chapel and I know that I was touched by God there.

                  My christianity has gone now as has the belief in any organised religions but I know that my god is with me.

                  Andy

                  • Neville



                    .................................... Amen Andy .. & thank you sir πŸ’›πŸ‘

                  • Teddy.15

                    Must have been a sight to see that statue that just is something incredible, not to mention the work that went into getting it there. A true site a view as spectacular and so unique of Rio. 🌹

                    • Neville



                      You can't miss it .. and I climbed to the very top on my birthday 🌹



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