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A Horse in the Meadow

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A Horse in the Meadow



A little rosy girl rested 'neath an apple tree.
Her sleep, sound in the blissful breeze.
Beside her lay on the grass,
Her blue felt hat with a golden ribbon.
Near her grazed her white shaggy horse.
She was a small prissy lady,her name was Snowflakes.
Her foretops flopped over her beautiful face,
Her tail rippled like silk.
Chomped happily on the ripe apples that dropped
Or munched some sweet daisies;  
Violets bloomed throwing a bluish hue,
Across the downy meadow green...
She loved the feel of softness
Of the grass around her feet;
The wind fingering through her locks,
And through the leaves.
She nuzzled the girl on her cheek,
With her soft velvet nose;
Waking her from her dreams.
The girl picked some daisies to flower her hat 
With some primroses to make a posy.
And got on her horse, no bridle-no rein,
Holding on lightly to the horse's flowing mane,
Trotted off into the blue haze of lea.


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6th place in the contest
For Carol Brown's Contest : "A Horse Story"

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  1. Date: 7/11/2011 5:34:00 PM

    Hello, how r u.. here I am looking for all my new poetry friends. I see you have been out as well... I'm just returning. Thought I would stop by and say hi. Than continue on my contest winners.. hope to see u on my list, take care... P.d.

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 1:34:00 PM

    Gautami, Cool to see a great poem in the winner circle. Thanks also for that great encouragement on mine. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/25/2011 1:42:00 PM

    Congratulations on your well deserved win, dear Gautami. Great poem! Thank you for your nice comment. Love, iolanda

  1. Date: 6/24/2011 7:57:00 PM

    I must have missed this when going down the contest list to congratulate winners the other night. I'm happy to see you also won. Congratulations to you, Gautami!

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 5:10:00 PM

    sounds so charming! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 4:34:00 PM

    Congrats on your win, Gautami. Excellent piece. Great write. Ralph

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 2:33:00 PM

    Many congrats on your win, Gautami : )

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 1:39:00 PM

    My congratulations on the win in the contest of carol, Gautami

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 12:46:00 PM

    Congrats Gautami on your excellent win in the horse contest with this exciting entry my friend.. beautifully penned.. adventure ..luv..enjoy..

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 12:20:00 PM

    Congratulations and thank you for supporting my contest Gautami. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 3:17:00 PM

    such lovely imagery to a quaint story Gautami my friend.. Snowflakes sounds like the little horse I have always longed for.. still waiting luv.. good luck in the contest.. appreciate your sweet and always welcome comments on my poetry luv..

  1. Date: 6/16/2011 6:01:00 AM

    WOW! Very amusing and,, the visual is a delight for horse lovers... i had one snuggle my neck,, but,,yikes to the feeling,,, enjoyed,.. and good luck,..p.d.

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 9:50:00 PM

    I just saw Sara's comment after I had thought the exact same thing: IDYLLIC. you created a very romantic and idyllic scene. So lovely. Sure to be a winner!

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 1:44:00 PM

    So idyllic a work..Enjoyed reading the descriptive work..Reads like a winner to me..Thanks for stopping by with a kind review..Sara

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 7:27:00 AM

    A pretty scene. I can visualize it as it happens. good luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 6:59:00 AM

    Thank you for supporting my contest Gautami. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 11:54:00 AM

    Your description of this girl playing in the meadow beside the white horse is delightful, Gautami. "No bridle-no rein" -- what a way to ride! Great entry for Carol's contest and I wish you success. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/14/2011 11:35:00 AM

    I enjoyed the image of this little girl riding bareback on Snowflakes Gautami. It was a pleasure to read your poem. Good luck inCarol's contest. Best to you, Diane