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A walk in the Woods

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A walk in the Woods

The sun was high in the sky, so hot, so unbearable
as the heat bares down, making life, unlivable.

A walk in the woods amongst the trees
tall waving branches makes a cooling breeze

Mystical noises erode from above
like squawking parrots,  making love

The leaves flutter to earth slowly at leisure,
drying to a crunch making walking a pleasure.

Your never alone as you walk these woods, 
ghosts of yesteryears would show if they could.

Instead they guide you along the paths of delight
your face lighting up as you see the sight.

Of butterflies gathered a hundred or more,
wings gently beating cooling their core.

Making a myriad of colour to please the soul
They are the flowers of the forest making you whole

The birds with their splendrous songs of life.
Not always in key their sounds easing your strife

Dont forget the tiny dormouse under the trees
looking for nuts and seeds, hunger to ease.

Find a grass covered mound, sit down ease your feet,
Close your eyes, listen to life from the drivers seat.

Your body is the forest, birds your ears, a tumultuous sound
Your eyes are the butterflies, life, the leaves falling around.

Thinking of these things help keeps your life in control
When life is hard, look within, look to your soul.

Take a walk in the Woods.

Penned 3rd September 2013.

Contest : Caleb Smith  -  In the Woods.


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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 8:44:00 PM
    lovely win............. LUV.............. SKAT

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 7:12:00 PM
    Congratulations Seren.

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 7:45:00 PM
    your poem comes to life beautifully...congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 3:50:00 PM
    Seren, you were able to capture the woods' magic with this one. Thank you very much for entering.

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 12:27:00 PM
    very pretty Seren...Linda

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 11:53:00 AM
    Contest Winners: In the Woods. Sponsored by: Caleb Smith. - Congratulations on your wonderful poem in this contest, Seren. - Pleased to read your poem, well written! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 7:56:00 PM
    wonderful write, loved this one!!

    Date: 9/8/2013 11:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you my friend .....Seren
  1. Date: 9/3/2013 5:48:00 AM
    Very nice, seren... good luck in the contest... Terry

    Date: 9/3/2013 9:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    terry glad you liked my poem, thank you for your kind comment...Seren
  1. Date: 9/3/2013 5:47:00 AM
    Beautiful, simply a beautiful and wondrous write my friend! I am enamored by this splendidly gorgeous write that you have written! I really enjoyed reading this glorious poem this morning Seren! What a delightful piece, such a romantic getaway into the forest! Great Work!!

    Date: 9/3/2013 9:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i am amazed that you all like this rendering of mine, i find woods a magical place....Seren
  1. Date: 9/3/2013 5:12:00 AM
    Wonderful poem. In the woods is where I feel at peace and safe.

    Date: 9/3/2013 9:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Monterey what can i say, you seem to like all that i write, your so very kind....Seren
  1. Date: 9/3/2013 2:48:00 AM
    This is a beautiful entry for the contest Seren. The imagery was dreamy.

    Date: 9/3/2013 9:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Wow thank you kind sir, is there nothing i should alter.... Seren