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Inland Sonnet

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Inland Sonnet


Chaste of charm, our born contented spirit
Stands, grasping pondered, physical limits
Where we cast long memories of childhood
In modest places near the firewood

Bonded, our souls linger, recollecting
Warm woodsides and treasured lessons chanting
And our soft corner, near our gleaming stream
Where we sought a trout, a clover, a dream

We recollect the wild field as our own
The proper spirit, near home, where we roamed
And the perfume of the sweet garden rose
Every spring, glimpsing color bestowed

Are we not the loyal Inland People
Proud and noble, soaring like the eagle?

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  1. Date: 7/21/2014 7:44:00 PM
    "WHERE WE SOUGHT....." that was the line that I loved in this piece. this is the type of work I like coming from you but I noticed that your writing only happens once in a while with months in between. Well remember practice makes perfect and to be a good poet it takes lots of practice.

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    Elizabeth Wesley is one of my favorite poets here if not my favorite. I recommend her a lot.
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 7:03:00 AM
    Hi dear, can't resist a great poem, seems to be new each time I read it and just hoping the writer is enjoying life. Thanks always for your visits and sweet comments, they mean so much. Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 5:21:00 PM
    SUZANNE, congratulation with your featured poem of the week. God Bless, you and your family during the holidays,, always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 9:28:00 AM
    Fine poetry here! Who are the Inland People? Let me know! Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 8:45:00 AM
    another well written sonnet.

  1. Date: 5/15/2012 10:27:00 PM
    Whoops!...a double whammy, huh? Well, you deserve it!! K.

  1. Date: 5/15/2012 10:25:00 PM
    I like this a lot! Marvelous couplet rhyming, cadence, and sumptuous imagery!! Well done, Suzanne. Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 11:05:00 PM
    Thank you, dear Suzanne, for your kind words! This is a magnificent sonnet... the cadence and your rhymes and off rhymes are superb. Sweetly phrased with remarkable imagery. Well done! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 4:43:00 PM
    Checking in Suzanne to see how you are, hope you get inspired soon, Need to thank you for your sweet visits.

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 2:48:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this very creative work..Leaves me wondering who are these Inland People maybe an Indian Tribe?...Very expressive indeed..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 1/25/2012 9:03:00 AM
    Back to read onnce again; lover the "bonded sould" line, makes me think of us here on Soup perfuming the page with rhyme like this.

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 1:23:00 PM
    Lovely and sweet Suzanne.I can smell the perfume of the rose.OXOX love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 8:54:00 AM
    such beautiful rhyme and flow, accompanying such a homeland tale...lovely, suzanne!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 6:16:00 PM
    Ah so lovely to reflect on life when once we were the child- well written really enjoyed reading, Brenda

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 1:15:00 PM
    Mellow and soothing. Nicely written!...Milt

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 10:39:00 AM
    Hey that is a great write, Suzanne! Nice to see you on poetrysoup. Long time after lulu...

  1. Date: 1/8/2012 6:14:00 PM
    Simply beautiful...it floats so well in the mind. Love it !! One of my fav's!!!

  1. Date: 1/8/2012 5:03:00 PM
    A fine example of a sonnet poem. From your descriptive wording, it is easy to determine you are from Canada.

  1. Date: 1/8/2012 2:51:00 PM
    And prairie grasses blow so soft. When Islands kiss the shore. A world with lovely birds aloft. Just who could ask for more.

  1. Date: 1/5/2012 8:37:00 AM
    Done sweetie, deserves a 10 but it isn't there!

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