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Shades of Green

In ancient woodlands
I am breathless,
hushed beneath lush foliage
and dappling sunlight.
A brook leaps lichen rocks.
Ferns unfurl extending tendrils 
to a distant sky.
Pin cushions of moss
carpet the forest.
I am awakened
to colours and textures
of leafy green.

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  1. Date: 8/9/2012 4:02:00 PM
    well written! bravo! kingfemi

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 5:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Brian's contest Eiken. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 9:30:00 AM
    Very descriptive work congrats Eiken on your 1st place win hugs vie

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 7:32:00 AM
    I've always found green to be a soothing color...back to nature I presume. Love your word usage and how serene this feels when I read it....Congrats on your win !!

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 3:21:00 AM
    Congrats on your win, Eiken! I love the beautiful imagery. Blessings, Rhonda