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A Late Summer Scene

I stand still and silent,
My eyes are closed but I can picture in my head,
What I would see in this late summer scene.

I can hear the young children screaming and shrieking at play,
The squeaks of the playground slides, swings and see-saws,
The gentile gossiping of girls,
The angry football cries of boys,
The gentle chuckles of old men a women trading tales.

I can feel the smooth, soothing warmth of the suns last few rays,
The soft blades of grass beneath my feet and between my toes,
A soft summer wind runs its fingers through my hair.

A smiles plays across my lips as a graceful sense of calm falls upon me.

I am brought out of my trance by the sound of my phone,
I answer it and hear the most angelic voice.

The only way this day would be become better was if the owner of this voice was with me,
As I think this a pair of hands slides around my waist and a head rests on my shoulder.
I know that touch and that scent.

We stand in silence for a second, a minute, an hour,
Who knows?  
He is with me, 
making this day pure bliss and perfection.

Copyright © Hazel jackson

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  1. Date: 8/9/2010 11:59:00 AM
    I was gone and did not read any poetry the past weekend. So I am trying to get some read today. I am pleased that yours is among what I have read today and I have enjoyed reading it. I hope you have a wonderful week filled with inspiration Hazel. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/9/2010 7:35:00 AM
    Ps. Smile ~ I loved the soft and vividly beautiful imagery within this beautifully enchanting poem dear lady so much that, I am going to make it a fave of mine and also, I believe that I am a fan of "Your Treasures" now dear ~ "Beautiful Poem Dear Hazel;" Bye Again!:) ~

  1. Date: 8/9/2010 7:31:00 AM
    ~ "My Love & Warmth to You & Your Loves, Always," John! ~ Smile, "Have A Very Beautiful Day, Embraced In Love;" Bye Dear Lady!:) ~

  1. Date: 8/9/2010 7:29:00 AM
    Smile ~ "Ahh, The Near Perfect Summer Scene, Brushed Beautifully & Tenderly, By A Very Gifted & Lovely Poetess" ~ "Hello Dear Precious & Talented Hazel Jackson!!!" ~ And "Yes," I do agree that the one thing which would make this dreamscape of a beautiful portrait You have painted here is that, the love perhaps of "Your Lovely Life" were within Your arms and You, wrapped warmly inside of his own ~ "A Beautiful Poem Amid A Beautiful Dream" ~ ....Cont:)

  1. Date: 8/9/2010 7:02:00 AM
    Very visual, vivid and creative Hazel.. enjoyed this lovely read to begin the week.with luv..