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Whimsical Thoughts

The winding lane twists and turns
as it meanders up hill and down dale
stretching far ahead, a silvery thread
glistening and glinting, beckoning me on

Peaceful countryside noises abound in the air
cooing of woodpigeons, rapid tapping of woodpecker
raucous cries of rooks nesting in the trees nearby 
low mooing of cows and bleats from the young lambs

As I journey onwards beneath the vibrant blues skies
I come to a brow and there stretched out before me
a landscape so picture perfect it moves me to tears
verdant hues of green from the meadows, scent filled air

This is where I want to be and to grow gracefully old
to put down my roots and settle in this peaceful vale
to wake each day to the glories of nature each different
something new to catch my eye and fill me with delight

A place to rest with natures bounteous treasures spread
to revive a weary soul, to heal the ravishes of every day life

Copyright © Shadow Hamilton

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  1. Date: 5/8/2014 8:42:00 AM
    Shadow What a wonderful scene you described where you want to live happily and free. Thank you for the nice comment on my Cowboy poem.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 5/8/2014 8:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ty Robin hugs
  1. Date: 7/31/2013 4:32:00 AM
    Surprised your paradise is on a farm. I don't like the city either if that's what you're escaping here. Milk those cows for all their worth!

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 5/8/2014 8:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    my paradise is any where far from the madding crowd I am a true lover of nature and unspoilt beauty hugs
  1. Date: 7/18/2013 3:01:00 PM
    Shadow a beautiful scene you have described in your poem. Nature at its healing best. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 11:00:00 PM

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 7/18/2013 12:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hi dear M.M trust all's well with you. Ty for stopping in and reading Love Shadow x smiles