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LONG DISTANT DREAM

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LONG DISTANT DREAM

I meander through verdant valley
where meadows collide in windswept jade,
hillsides bathe in summer sunshine
and oceans of clouds, commit to shade.

Moorland sheep laze in woolly clusters
creating footpaths upon the hill,
busy hedgerow a rural city
scar of an era, is town head mill.

Vibrant coppice alive with creatures
leafy towers caress morning mist,
sunlight shines on distant window
across the valley, a sapphire twist.

Crag and beacon rise majestic
standing stone a monument to thrall,
sculptured by marauding seasons
an ancient culture’s, rocky stall.

Yet to chance upon misty patterns
softly sketched upon the hill,
I will savour these happy moments
awakening to, a distant trill.


Wharfedale, Yorkshire England

For Dr Ram's contest My best poem 2012
placed 1st in Matt Caliri's contest anything 19 0f jan 2012

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  1. Date: 3/27/2014 11:32:00 AM

    Harry, Congratulations, on your own favorite poem. Stay Xool *xox* Forever LINDA

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 7:27:00 PM

    Beautifully descriptive. a great poem. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 3:56:00 PM

    Very nice, Harry! Imagery at its best! Kudos on your win in Dr. Ram's contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 3:16:00 PM

    Congrats Harry! Very descriptive and picturesque. // paul

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 11:46:00 AM

    incredible write on nature, harry.. definitely no.1.. sweet congrats!.. huggs

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 11:04:00 AM

    Congratulations harry another brilliant write my friend xx

  1. Date: 3/21/2014 6:50:00 AM

    It was a great pleasure to read one of your best and favorite poem. Congrats on the win, harry. Hello, How are you? not much seen on PS

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 6:35:00 PM

    Congratulations once again... i like the sheep image.. your poem brought me closer to the depth of your mind...always~pd

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 12:02:00 AM

    Harry, Congratulations, in Matt's wonderful contest. Have a great one, always & forever PD

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 5:04:00 PM

    Beautifully written Harry, a huge congratulations on your first place win, Greg

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 12:32:00 PM

    Wonderful imagery here harry.Congrats on your 1st place win in the contest.

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 7:18:00 AM

    Harry, This is masterful, it's a painting done with a pen. So well, that I can honestly say that I have been to Wharfedale, Yorkshire England on that same morning. I usually hesitate to use superlatives but this may be the best I've read on this site and will be a favorite. Thanks for sharing Harry, Craig

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 6:11:00 AM

    Congratulations on your top win in Matt's "Anything" contest Harry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 8:45:00 PM

    Glad you listened to me and realized how good this was, Harry. Or you already knew it when you placed it in this other contest. Congratulations on a very well deserved place!!

  1. Date: 1/19/2012 8:14:00 PM

    Congrats on 1rst place in my "Anything" poem! So for the delayed results...

  1. Date: 12/28/2010 6:45:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Frank Herrera's "Fondest Memory" contest Harry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 11:23:00 PM

    What an observant eye and descriptive words make up your vivid memories. Congratulations on your win Frank. Well deserved. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 11:01:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading this beauty again Harry :) Super congrats on your win with this :) --nikko :) Have a wonderful Christmas!

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 10:29:00 PM

    poignancy reigns, harry... a gem of glittering of beaded wordings… kudos for a well-deserved win!!.. nette

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 8:47:00 PM

    How did I ever miss seeing this one before. This is one of your best. Harry. What an awesome picture you create here.Very descriptive. Congratulations!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 8:46:00 PM

    A wonderful memory Harry. many congratulations for this win.

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 7:35:00 PM

    Thank you for sharing Wharfedale's beauty with us, Harry. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 7:27:00 PM

    Such a excellent sketching you have presented in your poem! Congratulations on this wonderful winning entry! Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 7:06:00 PM

    Congratulations on this well deserved win in the contest of frank, harry

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 6:54:00 PM

    Congrats Harry on your big win in the Fondest Memories contest with this superb write and entry my friend.. another well deserved top ten victory tonight.. enjoy your sweet success with luv... awesome..luv..

  1. Date: 8/10/2010 2:29:00 AM

    What a beautiful description of a place that must have really moved you, to compose this wonderful, mesmerizing write.

  1. Date: 8/6/2010 12:10:00 PM

    Congratulations Harry on your win in Deborah Guzzy's contest "Somewhere Over the Rainbow". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 7:09:00 PM

    Congrats on the seventh place win, harry

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 3:36:00 PM

    Ahhh Harry, Now this is poetry! This is written with the flair of a Master poet and captures attention from beginning to end. I will be saving this to my favorites. Congratulations on your win as it is most deserving. I love the English countryside. Aloha, Connie

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 11:47:00 AM

    Congrats Harry on your winning poem in Debbie's contest with this amazing piece of creativity my friend.. enjoy a super special win.. and thankxxx for all your lovely comments on my poetry too.. with luv..

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