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My Quiet Place of Solitude

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My Quiet Place of Solitude

In shadows of the lodgepole pines, my thoughts form heart-shaped poems Without a quill to write them down, blue birds will fly them home
_______________ Many years ago, my husband and I, (along with my brother's family) joined forces and built a comfy little mountain cabin, in the Plumas National Forest of California, 5,000 elevation. It is near a gorgeous lake called "Little Grass Valley Lake" Beautiful, quiet, and serene...filled with tall timber, sivertip pines. We spend wonderful family times...most of our summers are spent with no tv, internet, no cell phones, our favorite place to be.... Long walks, hiking trails, sitting on the lakeshore provides wonderful inspiration for poetry. For Sara's Contest.....

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  1. Date: 9/21/2012 4:55:00 AM

    Beautiful memories and a beautiful poem. Congratulations on your win Carrie!

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 11:43:00 AM

    I am finally able to comment on your win in Sara's "My Quiet Place" contest. Congratulations Carrie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 8:34:00 PM

    CONGRATS CARRIE ON WINNING AN HM FOR THIS SPECIAL WRITE ON YOUR QUIET PLACE LUV ..

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 5:06:00 PM

    I liked this one..The poem part was not the form that I asked for in my contest..Thanks for entering..Congrats..Sara

    Richards Avatar Carrie Richards Date: 9/17/2012 5:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks anyway Sara....I saw my mistake too late to fix it! Don't know what I was thinking! My error.......but I appreciate the HM !!
  1. Date: 9/17/2012 10:40:00 AM

    CARRIE, , congratulations with your wonderful win in SARA'S sweet " Quiet Place " contest.. have a nice day~ PD

  1. Date: 9/16/2012 10:58:00 AM

    Amazing poetry here Carrie!Love your each and every word!!Best wishes.

  1. Date: 9/16/2012 3:23:00 AM

    you no doubt must be the song bird, this is a lovely poem Carrie, four lines of an absolute gem...

  1. Date: 9/12/2012 5:26:00 PM

    Enjoyed your poem and the stroll so much, Carrie. So refreshing. It's been years since my wife, son, and I went camping and enjoyed the out-of-doors. Thanks for sharing. Love, daver

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 6:21:00 PM

    I know this region...it is beautiful..that is my idea of luxury...a cabin in the woods..loved your poem. BG

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 10:04:00 AM

    sounds like a wonderful refuge and a perfect place to write. i enjoyed the fruits of your labor today!