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My Woodland Of Togetherness

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My Woodland Of Togetherness

I love this woodland of togetherness, where the branches reach out, entwine 
pull and lull me in. Where the sunlight bisects the canopy, falling in shards of 
love, kissing each leaf in its effortless fall. The absorbent floor soaks of moss, 
lichen and fern in a peace far from the chainsaw of reality. Indications of life 
surround  in a cloak of serenity, the bark of deer, the scampering of 
cottontails, the gruff grunting of wild boar not always seen but their presence 
felt in eerie shadows. I walk the glitters and glistens of cobweb lace, take the 
quiet in eager gulps awash in the grace of growth. The watching eye of wise Owl 
looks as if to say you lucky bastard, blinks and could not give a hoot. I parade 
in happiness and content dismissal of the inane world outside natures blanket, 
for I have seen the effects of of the two legged beast with his devouring heart, 
full of greed and broken promises. No this is the pace I wish to bear, carry for 
the rest of my natural days, where the seeds are scattered idyllic by a soft and 
gentle hand. I will tread silently this woodland created by time and tranquillity 
and try to avoid the guilt of disturbance.

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  1. Date: 12/19/2010 12:58:00 PM

    Daniel, this piece has so blown me away. I felt I was walking through the forest whilst listening to your words being narrated. Exceptional piece >> James :)

  1. Date: 10/24/2010 11:38:00 AM

    Miss seeing your works Daniel... have you been ok?

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 9:33:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading of this work..It brough a calming to my soul..The wooded areas are such a relaxing place to be..Keep the creative pen flowing...Sara

  1. Date: 8/28/2010 9:08:00 AM

    I would certainly choose this wonderful, peaceful refuge over a world where "two-legged beasts" who are filled with lies devour hearts. Great images of a place I would like to visit, Daniel. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/27/2010 8:00:00 AM

    Really beautiful write! Thank you for taking us out on a walk into this serene woods as you see it. Yes, we all need to find that kind of quiet where there is no trace of "taking". Well done! Thanks for sharing and for your kind comments on my latest. Caroline.

  1. Date: 8/27/2010 5:21:00 AM

    sounds great to me...very beautiful poem. I got sucked in tilll the end!

  1. Date: 8/27/2010 4:23:00 AM

    A wonderful refuge! The last line is Brilliant! Glad to read your Beautiful Poetry again... and to see your name up there again.