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A Blessing to Count

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Below is the poem entitled A Blessing to Count which was written by poet Carolyn Devonshire. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A Blessing to Count

storm clouds sail away
but winds usher in changes…
     bright arc kisses sky

colors lure creatures
honey bees and hummingbirds…
     sip fragrant petals

I stare mesmerized
gray day makes way for light, joy…
     a blessing to count


*Entry for Carol’s “Haiku Weekend” contest on rainbows

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  1. Date: 6/20/2012 12:19:00 PM

    This is such a beautiful series of haiku, Carolyn-- I'm sorry I haven't been able to email lately-- my connection sucks and I can only load Soup pages sometimes but my email, no dice. I sure hope that you are doing ok, my prayers are with you, Carolyn!! Keep staying strong, ok? Hugs to you!! and may angels watch over you.

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 2:38:00 AM

    beautiful in form and content, carolyn... congrats with huggs! :)

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 11:06:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win...

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 7:52:00 PM

    Congrats Carolyn on your win luv vie

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 6:21:00 PM

    Beautiful piece,Carolyn...Nice going.."I stand mesmerized"..Congratulations on your win.....

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 6:08:00 PM

    Carolyn, your poems are always a blessing.. your haiku's are deep, but very memorizing. I like the bright kisses in the sky... Congratulations, with your ROYGBIV of beauty~ always*PD

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 4:44:00 PM

    this is wonderful, Carolyn. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 1:10:00 PM

    B.E.A..utiful. Congrats!

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 12:18:00 PM

    Carolyn, Congratulations on your outstanding win today in Carol's contest. Hugs, Gail

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 12:10:00 PM

    Stunning beauty in this sequence, Carolyn! Congrats on your win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 11:54:00 AM

    Congratulations on your 2nd place win in my "Rainbow Haiku Weekend"contest Carolyn. Thank you for supporting my contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/13/2012 2:07:00 PM

    another beautiful set of haiku here Carolyn.A great entry to the contest.

  1. Date: 5/13/2012 9:52:00 AM

    This was quite a blessing to read. Great write....and thought. God Bless!

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 10:08:00 PM

    This is simply a grandiose write my friend! I just love the way it is all put together, very nicely done! I really enjoyed everything about this poem Carolyn! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 1:43:00 PM

    Just beautiful Carolyn ! You have already the first place in mine eyes. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 1:43:00 PM

    Carolyn love this, good luck, sorry but cannot comment on blogs or soup you, I will enter your contest but my laptop is not quite picking up the picture, is it a forest? ...David