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A quiet place

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A quiet place



The shadows from the moon glide across the pond
all is quiet as i visit walking softly under the willows
of this place i am fond

the voices of the night sing a welcomed melody
for right here right now there is no other place
i would rather be

the seasons change and with each renewal my
secret place welcomes me home like a warm blanket
during the evening chill

my thoughts gather here and each breath becomes
entwined while the problems of the day disappear like
the fog rising from the warm water into the cool
evening air

as i sit against the tree my eyes are drawn upward
through the branches where the first stars of the evening
are making their appearance

it is almost as if i am looking within a great snow 
globe and when shaken all the stars twinkle and
move about in a dark velvet blue sky

a breeze collects swiftly yet quietly running itself along
the edge of the pond picking up leaves and swirling them
round and round like a whirling dervish

how lucky i am to witness natures beauty presenting itself
in front of me like a grand play which changes from time
to time without reason or rhyme...

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  1. Date: 3/22/2012 4:29:00 PM
    We all need that special place, and you captured yours, in a serene, comfortable way. Nice vivid detail here. Great job!

  1. Date: 12/16/2011 12:29:00 PM
    That was just lovely :o) I felt everything and seen it all as I read.It reminded me of the times I used to do the same thing.I guess I still do?Enjoying natures beauty. :o)

  1. Date: 12/4/2011 11:27:00 AM
    good to read this rich piece Sharon, 'specially liked the last two lines and i am wishing you a great result for the contest:)

  1. Date: 12/3/2011 3:17:00 PM
    wonderful contest entry Shar we've all missed you! Soup Mail

  1. Date: 12/2/2011 8:33:00 AM
    Shar this is a beautiful description of our every changing world. I like where you liken it to a snow globe. Wonderful write. love phyl