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Small Wonders

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Below is the poem entitled Small Wonders which was written by poet Frances King. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Small Wonders

Morning sun slanting
Sparkling on secret river
Through new-unfurled leaves

Kingfisher diving
Nature’s own precious jewel
Scattering rainbows

Bright blooms of summer
Exhale their sweetest perfume
In afternoon sun

Dragonfly hawking
Drawing maps of green gardens
In three dimensions

Cool air of evening
Painting sunset’s afterglow
In softer colours

Pipistrelles darting
Embroidering deep twilight
With velvet patches

Tiny miracles
Waiting to enrapture us
If we only look



# Pipistrelles are the smallest of European bats. 
   They are still quite common in Britain.

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  1. Date: 11/10/2010 11:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round of the Poetrysoup site contest Frances. The best to you in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/8/2010 10:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week Frances. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 6:02:00 AM
    What a wonderful way to start a new week reading your new poetry Frances.Thank you for sharing it. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/9/2009 6:17:00 PM
    Lovely imagery. Very descriptive, and I can see it all unfolding. (Thanks for your comment on my poem - No bunnies were harmed - LOL) :-)

  1. Date: 8/9/2009 3:18:00 PM
    Great poem indeed.

  1. Date: 8/9/2009 2:40:00 PM
    A lovely expression of small creatures than can easily be overlooked. Well done. God Bless. Leon

  1. Date: 8/9/2009 1:54:00 PM
    Brilliant Choka--charma