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Dreamtime: flowers never bloom

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Dreamtime: flowers never bloom

I heard my name  from shadows spoke,
beyond the place called time

where thoughts begin, from deep within
where names have never been

It's there I found the driftless peace
upon the sunlit glen

far from the distant cloudless nights
where hope has never been

I felt the tears of morning dew
the Angels left for you

I'll shine a light upon your path
that sunrise never knew

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  1. Date: 6/23/2009 7:17:00 AM

    love your style of poetry it was a great poem

  1. Date: 6/22/2009 4:12:00 PM

    It seems that you mention the sacred heart the place from which poems come, that still place where God dwells, Jame. listen I appreciated all your gracious comments about my poems, jm

  1. Date: 6/22/2009 1:30:00 PM

    Plain clean imagery. I love it. Thanks for your views, James

  1. Date: 6/17/2009 3:25:00 PM

    A quite stunning couplet James, it just flowed from start to finish, just delightful>>James

  1. Date: 6/16/2009 6:26:00 AM

    I've been away, so missed this until now...I'm so glad I caught this one in the "hot poems" is truly superb! Wonderful job, James! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 6/15/2009 10:10:00 AM

    Such a lyrical feel this...soft, tender, emotional, a wonderful poem James! ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 6/14/2009 1:18:00 PM

    Hi James Sure do love the peace and serenity in this breathing taking poem. So soothing I found myself rereading it several times. Good for the soul! Thanks for sharing this with us. Take care Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 6/13/2009 7:09:00 PM

    I hopey you didn't misunderstand my comment. I thought this was an absolutely superb write and that even the harshest critic would find it poetic. I write simple stuff. This is classical poetry at its best. God Bless. Oh! I never noticed the typo if it was there when I read it. Vince

  1. Date: 6/13/2009 10:31:00 AM

    This is at worst poetic, at best timeless. What a beautiful write. Vince

  1. Date: 6/13/2009 4:48:00 AM

    "That sunrise never knew"That is a beautiful Line 7ob(Love)Youve Got the passion In You.Well done**

  1. Date: 6/12/2009 9:03:00 PM

    again very pretty words... 'tears of morning dew'

  1. Date: 6/11/2009 9:36:00 PM

    Very nice, lyrical and showing great sentiment. I like it. And thank you for reading and commenting on my poetry. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/11/2009 8:29:00 PM

    ..very, very beautiful, and dreamy, I really like it.. and thanks for your comments on my poem

  1. Date: 6/11/2009 9:54:00 AM

    Really beautiful James.

  1. Date: 6/11/2009 9:06:00 AM

    Beautiful. Your Way With These Words. These Poems. In A Style Im Not Sure Ive Seen. Is Just Simply Astonishing And Beautiful. Amazing Work. Love And Peace. Forever Boo

  1. Date: 6/11/2009 8:36:00 AM

    Very depictive Mr. Goff,..and I read some of the comments here,..I hear sadness,..But for myself,..I felt continuance,..with no refrain. And a partial smile on a face for memories and future walks with that light ! TY james

  1. Date: 6/11/2009 5:58:00 AM

    Lovely! Wow James I love this....A classy write indeed...!! Thanx for the comments made on my poem... Kee smilin'....>>Crystal

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 11:43:00 PM

    To read again Jim ,so into my favourites to savour that first couplet again.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments.

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 10:23:00 PM

    This is glorious, gorgeous, and breathtaking! Wow. James, you've outdone yourself here. Donna

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 12:57:00 PM

    Beautiful~I believe that I have read a couple of Your writes before talented James Goff~And they were as wonderful and serene as this splendid write here!!:)~Smile, You are very gifted, and Your heart seems so very pure~"Wonderful Write My Dear Brother!!":)~"Love & Warmth To You & Yours, John!:) Bye ~

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 11:43:00 AM

    Simply stunning. Love the gentle flow and rhythm and such gentle and poignant images. Very well done. Regards Heidie

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 8:22:00 AM

    The first line in your piece is very strong...the entire work reads strongly....I felt the tears of morning dew the angels left for done.

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 6:34:00 AM

    James..thank you so much for your comments about my poetry. It inspired me to read you and we are a team of mutual admiration! I love your poetry! This one is so beautiful...I love the words "I felt the tears of morning dew the Angels left for you." How simply beautiful!!! I am off to read more...Patricia

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 5:48:00 AM

    So sadly beautiful. Especially love those last two lines. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 5:08:00 AM

    Nice meditation, Jim. daver

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 12:19:00 AM

    Love the image in the penultimate couplet Jim.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 6/9/2009 10:31:00 PM

    beutiful words in each verse my friend,and the last two verses are magical---i'll shine a light upon your path that sunrise never write so well----talent--you;ve got talent Jim---charma

  1. Date: 6/9/2009 9:52:00 PM

    Dear Jim, this is just a breathtaking piece of wonderfulness. Your beutiful words shines through your big heart.