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The Universe of You

THE UNIVERSE OF YOU I have never seen a flower blush when I took it's hue and held it there a prisoner captive to my view. I have always heard the song that's in the autumn breeze playing taps in harmony with the forest leaves. I love the smell of rain that brings the springtime into bud and swells my love of nature into a teeming flood. I celebrate the cycle of the daytime into night and find an equal blessing in the shadow and the light. I've always felt affinity for all created things and surrender to the pleasure that their beauty brings. And though I could spent a lifetime sailing drops of dew I've never seen a universe as beautiful as you. I've often sat myself by gentle mountain streams and overflowed the dams that were holding back my dreams. I've breathed the scented forest on the mountainside and washed away my sorrows in an evening ocean tide. I've laid down in a meadow and debated with the moon and spent some quiet moments on the surface of Neptune. I got married to a zodiac with one of Saturn's rings then spied a super nova and went on a cosmic fling. I've run away to nebulae in galaxy brochures and bathed in scenes of wonders on distant planet shores. Every cosmos in creation could parade before my view but I've never seen a universe as beautiful as you. I've never seen a tree once withdraw it's shade and deny a creature the comfort of its aid. I've never seen any anger in the sun at noon when it burns relentlessly on the desert dune. At sunrise I take an oath to live with all my might and reinforce my gratitude each and every night. I could spend some hours riding on a crystal flake drifting wildly in a gale mindless of my fate. Many times I've been through trials or wind and rain and snow then sentenced to the splendors that the seasons show. And though I've searched throughout creation, I must say this is true I've never seen a universe as beautiful as you.

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  1. Date: 6/24/2014 1:45:00 PM
    You had me at the title and the poem did not disappoint! Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

  1. Date: 5/20/2012 6:38:00 PM
    WOW! John this is so beautiful, I'm left without words. It is breath taking. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 5/20/2012 4:25:00 PM
    wonderful poem, so gently written. I enjoy each stanza, line and word. Excellent work. Ronny

    Wilowski Avatar John Wilowski
    Date: 5/20/2012 4:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Ronny I'm glad you enjoyed it. John
  1. Date: 5/20/2012 5:59:00 AM
    A beautiful and imaginative poem. I like this

    Wilowski Avatar John Wilowski
    Date: 5/20/2012 10:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much Steven.
  1. Date: 5/20/2012 1:38:00 AM
    John, this is very beautiful... from beginning to end... wow! never have i Favorited 2 poems in one day... super enjoyed.. thank you for sharing and expressing your poem with us. Take care~ Linda

    Wilowski Avatar John Wilowski
    Date: 5/20/2012 5:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Linda.
  1. Date: 5/19/2012 1:24:00 PM
    Woow John....so beautiful poem today, thank you for sharing. - Have a lovely weekend. - hug from Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 5/19/2012 8:58:00 AM
    Stunning imagery you have here John... A beautiful dedication..

    Wilowski Avatar John Wilowski
    Date: 5/19/2012 9:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Wilma, thank you very much.