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Fields Ablaze with Wild Flowers

A dry stone wall
of moss-grown granite
lush undulating plains
fields ablaze with wildflowers 
at a curvaceous hollow
where a copper stream gurgles below.
Sheep fluff velvet meadows
mirror cotton clouds above.
they graze
on buttercup fields
Blotched blurs,
they climb 
to higher ground
Lilting melodies 
lace the trees
sweeping the air
with apple blossom
on a dove day afternoon

Written for Francine Roberts contest "Flowers" by Eiken Laan 27 January 2011.
Buttercup Fields 

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  1. Date: 2/22/2011 8:07:00 AM
    Congratulations Eiken on your win in Francine Robert's contest "Flowers". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/15/2011 11:01:00 AM
    I love this, Eiken. If you are Irish, this is how I picture Ireland. A beautifully written poem, both the phrasing and the imagery. Thank you for your recent kind comments. Best wishes. Deb

  1. Date: 2/5/2011 12:28:00 PM
    Hi Eiken - Congratulations on your deserved WIN in Francine's "Flower" contest. Best wishes, KC

  1. Date: 2/3/2011 2:10:00 AM
    thank you everyone for your kind comments, I really appreciate it. Thank you Francine for the great competition of flowers.

  1. Date: 2/1/2011 7:33:00 AM
    how delightful, eiken! heads up to you for the great win..:) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 2/1/2011 6:28:00 AM
    Your talent is showing again, enjoyed your work today. have lost touch for a while. take care.

  1. Date: 2/1/2011 5:58:00 AM
    Congrats Eiken on your wonderful win in the Flowers contest with this impressive write and exciting entry my friend.. enjoy another sweet success with luv..

  1. Date: 1/31/2011 11:06:00 PM
    This is very lovely. Very appealing. congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/31/2011 8:40:00 PM
    Wonderful. As I read all these flower poems, I can see that beautiful things make the most beautiful poems. That is so obvious but it's cool to see it portrayed nonetheless. Congratulations on this gem with my highest rating here. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/31/2011 6:32:00 PM
    Congratulations on the well deserved win in the contest, Eiken

  1. Date: 1/31/2011 6:27:00 PM
    Eiken, Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/31/2011 6:15:00 PM
    lovely piece, that was so enjoyed, congrats on your 7th place win in my contest

  1. Date: 1/30/2011 1:21:00 PM
    Positively beautiful poetry, Eiken. Francine has asked that the word "flowers" be in the title of all her entries and I don't want you to miss a shot at a high placement with this great work! Wishing you success, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 2:22:00 PM
    Hello Eiken, I so much enjoyed this today. Lots of images and wonderful inspiration here. Thank you for sharing As Always, Shar

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 12:19:00 PM
    Lovely write with nice images on flowers, Eiken

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 8:01:00 AM
    An exceptional piece of writing. Best of luck with the entry. It is lush with description. Regards, Déirdre

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 7:22:00 AM
    Very descriptive writing. Your work places very clear images into the minds of any reader.