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Flowers in a garden

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Flowers in a garden

     Watching the blue, yellow and green flowers in a garden 
One can surmise there is a force behind them
The incerdible diversity of life 
is a cause for hope 
As clouds pass overhead
we are at peace due to a sheltering sky 
The delightful odor of jasmine fills the air
A marvelous day is before us
Is there a point to it all?  
Perhaps such natural beauty reflects 
Somthing beyond mortal understanding

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  1. Date: 7/10/2012 1:06:00 PM
    A marvelous poem, Matthew! You are right... there is much that is beyond human understanding. We all should be thankful. Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 6:18:00 AM
    Last line says it all Matthew,have you ever looked at the delicate beauty of an orchid and wondered how it could be so beautiful. Great poem. Anne

  1. Date: 7/6/2012 6:16:00 AM
    A contemplative write this. Loved the imagery in this poem. Thanks for your kind words at my page.

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 8:40:00 PM
    Hello, Matthew, how are you? I will think about that writing.. about your poem.. I've seen much evidence behind all the flowers in my garden.. I don't think we will ever truly understand them or the real force behind the beauty they hold for such a little time.. like to think of it as a hint of life.. of nothing good ever latest... look at Adam & Eve.. that beauty ended faster than winter ruining all the beauty in my garden... enjoyed your poem..... excellent poem, thank you and have yourself a good night~PD

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 10:39:00 AM
    I like the description - it paints a pretty picture of a summer garden. But your question takes us outside the garden to the metaphysical world. Thanks for reading my poems.

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 9:37:00 AM
    Matt, I like how you called this a pastoral form because it gets that feeling across. lovely and reflective!