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Peace and Quietude

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Peace and Quietude

I wake to my kitty sleeping in my arms, soft and warm A gentle breeze from my open window All is peace and quietude Except, the singing birds calling to each other I stretch and snuggle for a few more winks Then sighing, I get up and wash Dressing in my favorite tattered jeans I go for a walk to town . . . The sky pastel blue, the air icy cold I leave my heritage building Cross the street and pass the grey stoned church Walking briskly . . . At the convenience store, I buy a newspaper, A loaf of bread and milk The town cafe is deserted, as I sip my coffee And eat my apple fritter I make a mental note to buy winter boots A warm coat, hat and mitts Winter is knocking on Fall's door . . . The streets are so quiet, as I walk to the library I wander the isles alone with only books Next, I go to the dollar store Pencils, a sharpener, and lined note pad I plan to be writing today . . . . My backpack is full, as I trek home An icy wind blowing me Past the grey stoned church Across the street to my heritage building . . . I wake to my kitty sleeping in my arms, seems I went for a walk and shopping last night in my dreams Written September 26, 2012 For the In Dreams Contest Sponsored by Francine Roberts

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  1. Date: 10/18/2012 10:59:00 AM
    Seems like you had a very busy day in your dreams. Wonderful poem for Francine's contest. love phyl

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 10:02:00 AM
    Calm and relaxed poem - beautifully written Constance. Luck in contest !!! ..... wish you a good weekend. - Love oxox Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 2:47:00 PM
    This is a fascinating tale of a simple dream, but yet an intriguing dream! I really enjoyed the immensity of calm and peace that your write contained...especially how you were alone all throughout it! What a tremendous and remarkable poem my friend! I love this piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 2:20:00 PM
    yes, winter is coming. Constance, please let me know when you have finished this one, I would like to see how it ends. hugs, Catie :)