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Wisdom Paints Life

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Wisdom Paints Life

My God above whose wisdom surely shows 
When Mother Nature paints her glory grand.
While gilding grass beside the river grows,
The autumn trees with golden leaves, as planned,
Reflect their beauty, clinging reds and yellows.
Rainwater streams her life upon the land.
Beneath the mountain cattle comes to graze.
And thus, without the help of man, life stays.

© February 21, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

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  1. Date: 2/25/2012 4:17:00 PM
    what a wonderful ottava rima, Dane Ann. I'm happy to see you made it on Brian's winners' list. A belated congratulations to you.

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 10:20:00 AM
    A beautifully descriptive write, Dane Ann. Congrats on your win in Brian's contest! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 2:35:00 PM
    Just lovely and an excellent final statement too! Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 7:57:00 PM

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 7:23:00 PM
    Congrats. Dane Ann on your win, love,vie

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 2:16:00 PM
    Dane Ann, This poem just flat out makes me feel good. I really enjoyed it. Thanks for brightening my day. Congrats on placing on Brian's winners' list........................S.Ronthorpe

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 12:20:00 PM
    Congrats Dane n your win.Beautiful poem.

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 12:06:00 PM
    Congrats, Dane Ann. Awesome, well deserved win. Nice going. Enjoyed. hugs, Ralph

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 10:17:00 AM
    congrats Dane Ann on a wonderful win for these inspiring words of luv ..

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 9:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in ~Brian Strand's~ "Any Poem with Max 12 Lines" contest Dane Ann. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 8:04:00 AM
    Lovely and moving poem. Really like the last line.

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 4:43:00 AM
    This is beautiful! "...without the help of man, life stays." ...true line!

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 4:06:00 AM
    Very seasonal and beautiful-Nature and God -grand and majestic indeed-lovely poetry sweet lady-Charma

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 3:02:00 AM
    Dane Ann this is a completed poem.Wery vell done! - oxox love Anne-Lise