Dive deep

If you want to enjoy
The wealth of the ocean,
Stop floating at the surface;
Not much can be found there;
Go beneath;
Real treasure lies deeply buried;
Dive to the bottom;
And scoop up its wealth;
Do not be a chicken
That scratches the surface
For insects, worms and grain.
To savor the content of a book,
Read beyond the first few pages;
Dig into it;
Thus goes the world;
Dig deep in to relish the beauty,
The wealth; the treasures
Of the world.

Right where you are

Many people think the treasure they want in this world can only be found in other lands and not in their own land. Hence, they leave home and go into the world. Nothing wrong with this actually; and some people do go and come home with the treasure they seek. But the truth is even the home that they leave to go out has all that they go to seek.

What you are seeking is right where you are. See how well this poem conveys this message. It is titled Right where you are.
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RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE

Is it money you seek?
It’s right where you are;
Is it love you seek?
It’s right where you are.
Is it excellent company you seek?
It’s right where you are.
The treasure you want
Is right where you are.
You don’t need to go out
To get it;
Just dig deeper where you are;
And if you don’t find it,
Dig a little deeper;
And dig deeper and deeper;
And keep on digging;
Until the well bursts open;
And fresh water gushes out.
No need to go out
In search of fresh water;
No need to go out
In search of treasure;
No need to go out
In search of love;
It’s right where you are.

How deep is your love

I yearn to know:
How deep is your love for me?
Is it deep enough,
To make you stand by me
When I cannot help myself?
How deep is your love for me?
Is it deep enough,
To make you stand by me;
When every other person abandons me?
How deep your love is for me?
Is it deep enough;
To make you value me
Even when I have nothing to offer?
Tell me;
I yearn to know.