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Evening Dew

When twilight's spectral fingers fold
Sweet blossoms of every hue;
Some half opened bud will hold
Its pearls of evening dew.

Touched with every sunshine hour
The eternal earth has shown
All the perfume of the flower
Till it finally becomes its own.

We that wait may never find
A chance to sing our praise;
For memories we seek to bind
Take the scent of fading days.

The poet who has never spent
His words in futile strain;
For him the misty dewdrops lent
Their diamonds to the rain.

Unfastened in their fragrant bell
They tell their own dear tale;
Then from the cloud from which they fell
Their haunting scents exhale.

Copyright © elizabeth wesley

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  1. Date: 4/7/2013 10:17:00 PM
    a beautiful find paint a beutiful portrait of Mother Nature.

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 2:02:00 PM
    Beautiful imagery... Terry

  1. Date: 5/20/2012 5:41:00 PM
    I cannot pick one verse over the others... they are ALL exquisite! Again, your love of nature is shining brightly, and your artistry glows, as always... :)

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 2:13:00 PM
    This is so beautiful Liz. You paint such a beautiful picture here. I could see my garden in the evening, the dew upon the roses and smell the night blooming jasmine. There is such a relaxing feel to this piece. Great job. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 1/6/2012 9:16:00 PM
    Elizabeth I am so pleased to know you. Reading this beautiful piece that you penned is like reading your soul. I was looking thru comments of some of my work when I came upon your comment and I thought I had not yet taken time to see any of your work. Well, was I pleased when I saw a title'Evening Dew' and after clickin' an' reading "Evening Dew'... Like so many afore me; WOW, Wow, wow. Dare I ask how much time did you take to write such a perfect piece, so pofound, so simply beautiful, Nah...

  1. Date: 1/3/2012 7:02:00 AM
    This write merits award dear poet..(((((claps))))) Into mine favz with this one Elizabeth ! I love great re-runs ! *smiles* soup mail for ya.... much love, james

  1. Date: 12/24/2011 8:49:00 PM
    Liz,... Have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. May your Wishes come true this coming Year! God, bless you and your happy family. Always, here to enjoy the love that goes around the soup... ~p.d.

  1. Date: 12/24/2011 1:28:00 AM
    WOW! wow, wow and wow! can't really say anything appropriate to justified this poem. simply beautiful Elizabeth

  1. Date: 12/22/2011 2:49:00 AM
    WoW! Elizabeth this is so very beautiful. The words flow across the page so smoothly and the description and imagery is perfect. Wonderful rhyme and rhythm. Belongs in a book with the masters. Well Done my friend. Love this one. God Bless and Merry Christmas, JB

  1. Date: 12/21/2011 10:30:00 PM
    Now this is talented writing! Great descriptiveness and rhyming here.

  1. Date: 12/17/2011 7:59:00 AM
    Love this Elizabeth..."it's pearls of evening dew" Loved that :) Best...Jon

  1. Date: 12/15/2011 9:46:00 AM
    This is a gem Elizabeth, love the journey you took me on with this one ;) love Wilma

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 9:22:00 PM
    Wow its so wonderful to see all our fellow poets admiring your rhythmi beauty! The introductions to your poems are immaculate and your endings are pleasing and profound! Enjoyed this read ver much!

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 5:49:00 PM
    Good use of rhyme and imagery to make your words come to life. Enjoyed reading your poem today. Thank you for your kind comment. Karen

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 2:54:00 PM
    Very expressive and emotive work..Excellent descriptiveness..Thanks for stopping by, reading, and commenting on my work "Orange-Red Dreadlocks" which was about a very color sunrise...Sara

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 1:56:00 PM
    wonderfully writen. john

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 1:03:00 PM
    I am exhilarated to read such a marvellous piece of art by u Eliza...:) . I also appreciate ur comments on her encounter with a paedophile...this was quite painful to write . I loved reading ur poems too...

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 11:31:00 AM
    Only a poet could see the dew as "diamonds," Elizabeth. We do need to see the beauty of each day as we never know how many we have left. I can relate to that poet who feels like his words are spent "in futile strain." Beautiful work! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 11:25:00 AM
    A really good wordplay; with sensory value here Lizzie,, in my book a more than good read..)

  1. Date: 12/14/2011 11:22:00 AM
    beautiful work...TAH