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Let My Soul Flee

Oh let my soul flee
To the purple mountains
Where poetry breathes—
Where dawn’s shadows
Move silently with the sun.
Let my eyes feast on
Dew drops and Scottish broom
With its golden bloom.
Let the fresh scent of conifers
Satiate and restore my soul
As it soars with the wayward wind
Where verses resplendent 
And timeless intertwine
With the glorious divine.

© Connie Marcum Wong

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  1. Date: 12/13/2014 4:43:00 AM
    I like the flow in this beautiful poem Connie....thank you for your kind words...much appreciated...hugs

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 12/14/2014 10:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Joseph. I was inspired by the beauty of nature when I wrote that one. Hugs, Connie
  1. Date: 6/19/2014 3:06:00 PM
    Hello Connie, this one is pure..purple mountains, who can take me there?

  1. Date: 6/14/2014 12:04:00 PM
    I really enjoyed that line, "let my soul flee"-- ah how one really feels that way sometimes, Connie and you've written this with grace -- poetry does serve as one's sanctuary and also have these deeper connections, so true. Beautifully written-- thank you so much for passing by my poem, I'm so sorry for not being active at PFT, I will rectify that soon, and post a poem or 2! I'm still here (as in physically)...sending you hugs <3 sorry, didn't know, saw comments below, praying for your surgery

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 12/14/2014 10:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am fine now. Thank you. I just can't keep up here. There are so many wonderful poets and poems to read. I truly appreciate your comment. Wishing you a blessed holiday!
  1. Date: 6/13/2014 6:16:00 AM
    Something so serene about this gem Connie, really enjoyed reading it on this cold Winter's day..

  1. Date: 6/8/2014 8:35:00 AM
    Another beautiful poem , I loved the purple mountains , I'm a purple people eater you know , lol

  1. Date: 6/7/2014 5:41:00 PM
    Heavenly graceful piece, Connie. Beautiful expression of that peace that our souls need. Great imagery in this poem, enjoyable overall. Check out some of my newer poems, might find some you like. Peace.

  1. Date: 6/7/2014 4:46:00 PM
    love this, my friend - I could almost smell those conifers!

  1. Date: 6/7/2014 12:03:00 AM
    Connie, this is not the poem of a school girl but indeed an exquisite write that paints a multitude of pictures for every word! Thanks for your kind words about my recent poem, I'm grateful!

  1. Date: 6/6/2014 11:24:00 AM
    What an exquisite poem. Oh, I'd love to find a place just like this to write poetry. Thank you for your visit and the delightful comment. Warm Smiles Connie

  1. Date: 6/6/2014 6:03:00 AM
    Scotch Broom was a real pain in Washington State and gets in the way of everything else. Guess you could say it was a little on the wild side. Keep up with great poems. I am over 300 poems now and God is doing a great job motivating me to write more. I'm in the mood for scotch, simply because your poems are near me. Jim Horn

  1. Date: 6/5/2014 9:52:00 PM
    This poem paints a very pretty picture! Is Scottish broom a kind of flower? It is a new one on me. Nice job here and thank you for your kind words on my poetry. Aloha Matthew Anish

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 6/6/2014 3:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Matthew. Scottish broom also known as Scotch broom native to Europe also grows wild all over the USA. Scotch broom is an upright shrub in the pea family, with bright golden yellow flowers. They are really beautiful. Aloha, Connie
  1. Date: 6/5/2014 8:02:00 PM
    I needed to read this. ...such a refreshing write. I truly love the imagery and the message displayed here. Thank you for your comment that led me to this. ..huggs

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 6/5/2014 8:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Ink. Nice to meet you by coming across your talented poetry. Mahalo, (Thank you) Connie
  1. Date: 6/5/2014 10:41:00 AM
    out of the shadow is this poetry, a breath of fresh air, it is to me...

  1. Date: 6/4/2014 3:51:00 PM
    Been in the hospital 11 days. Don't feel like ding much yet. Will try to catch up gradually. Love and BFF, Daver

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 6/5/2014 1:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh my, I didn't know Daver. Sending you healing prayers and Reiki. I hope you recover soon. Take good care of yourself, you are very loved by me. Blessings, Connie
  1. Date: 6/3/2014 4:49:00 PM
    What a divine poem this wants to take a deep breath and dive right in !! (ps..Connie, I see from Andrea's comment you have a surgery scheduled? I hope it is minor, and that everything will soon be fine ! ) Best wishes !!

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 6/3/2014 6:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Carrie. Just have a skin cancer I need removed from my arm. Nothing serious, but I appreciate your good thoughts. Aloha...
  1. Date: 6/3/2014 3:27:00 PM
    Is your car out of the shop yet. It's a bummer when we do not have our car. Prayers for your surgery and I hope you have a great week in lovely Hawaii!! You are one of the few people whose place to live makes me wish I could trade places with you!!!

  1. Date: 6/3/2014 2:36:00 PM
    a lilting song that moves me with such graceful lines, connie... much enjoyed!. huggs

  1. Date: 6/3/2014 10:11:00 AM
    Every wants to break free and and this kind of feeling is so marvelous. I love it.

  1. Date: 6/3/2014 7:39:00 AM
    Connie I miss PFT....

  1. Date: 6/3/2014 6:12:00 AM
    Dawn's early light and majesty. How about Connie's early light and majesty instead? Read my latest poem for Jan Allison where I mentioned Isle of Man. James Thomas Horn

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 6/6/2014 3:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much for such a lovely compliment James. I read your poem and left a message for you. Were you speaking of the Isle of Mann? I would love to visit there one day. I have visited England and Ireland, but never made it there. Aloha, Connie