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My Heartland

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My Heartland

Days light the way
Darkness is not your friend
Sun will bring life again
Winter stack you away

Many a thought born
Between fjords and steep mountains
Sparkling clear summerdays
Mother Nature..dancing in her innocence

From dawn of time
She has given us days of joy
The light beams up a frozen mind
Come with me,you summerday

Vibrating auroral light extinguishes
Replaced with long summer nights
Sooth landscape..but viable
Come spring..come life..Im here waiting


A.Ertsland
February 25th-2012

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  1. Date: 2/27/2012 3:07:00 AM
    Well Arild, one does not need the holiday brochure to visit Norway, one just needs to read this wonderful poem,you really bring your 'Heartland' to life. wonderful. harry

  1. Date: 2/26/2012 11:37:00 AM
    An inviting write you have here Arild, love the line "Mother Nature..dancing in her innocence" absolutely stunning :) *hugs* Wilma

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 5:28:00 PM
    Arild, you painted a lovely portrayal of your heartland and the oncoming change of seasons. VERY nicely done, my friend! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 5:15:00 PM
    Lovely pictures and beautiful thoughts...Spring such joy such an awakeningof life. Hugs Lizzie

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 12:13:00 PM
    how inviting this verse is, arild... lovely images of spring!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 10:34:00 AM
    Replinish the spring in me !! Love this !!

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 9:20:00 AM
    Aild this write is exciting as Mother Nature's personality exudes in evcery line luv.. especiallyas she is dancxing in her innocence.. most ipressive delight for a weekend sojourn luv..