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Sea of Tranquility

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Sea of Tranquility

                                                                                                                                     Like fingers, lovely birch tree shadows play
On virgin snow like hands upon a sheet;
So bright the moon it seems like light of day,
But stars among the forest’s members peek.

And while my Love lies pleasantly at rest,
I dream awake and contemplate my muse;
Enraptured by this scene on winter’s breast
Where thoughts are drawn and peacefully diffused.

So now I look upon the face of time
And all my years of life become but one.
In timelessness I feel my spirits climb,
Where thoughts of love and life can laugh and run.

Now I am left at peace and free to be,
There lost within the moon’s tranquility…

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  1. Date: 3/23/2013 7:43:00 PM

    A charming verse loved the use of the word [diffused] Congrad's on your big win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 12:07:00 PM

    Great expressive and descriptive winning work.Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 4:56:00 PM

    Congrats Craig....Donna

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 8:34:00 AM

    Craig, congratulations on your well deserved win in the Moon is My Muse contest Hugs and luv, Gail

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 5:24:00 PM

    One of the best of the best Craig. I enjoyed. Congratulations on your top spot. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 5:01:00 PM

    Craig, congratulations with your musing moon poem :-) hope your having a sweet day... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 9:55:00 AM

    Congrats,'s a good one

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 9:50:00 AM

    Oh, yes! I do like this one. Great story and flow. Congratulations on your top placing in Russell's contest. RAY

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 9:26:00 AM

    Congratulations Craig for your win. Well deserved my friend. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 7:25:00 AM

    As Ronnie Reagan famously said to Jimmy Carter...'There you go again!'...You and your birch trees! (taken a ride lately?) What am I gonna do with you and Robbie F?... 'winter's breast' and 'upon the face of time'...mercy me Craig...stunning and eloquent stuff - Tim

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 1:33:00 PM

    Hey now...this one is fantastic! Its a winner for sure.

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 8:19:00 AM

    It is sometimes hard for me to get iambic pentameter to seem interesting, because the rhythm can seem redundant, but this one I did not notice that problem at all. Finely crafted words mixed with trancendant thoughts. This one is sure to go far.

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 3:53:00 AM

    Fantastic moonlit winter night. Cheers!

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 3:47:00 PM

    Absolutely awesome!!! I loved it and could picture everything through your wonderful use of imagery! I'm also enthralled by your muse! ;)

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 1:23:00 PM

    Awesome beautiful write...good luck in the contest...sounds like a winner...

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 12:34:00 PM

    Great poem for Russell's contest Craig. Hugs and luv, Gail

  1. Date: 2/26/2013 10:56:00 AM

    Craig excellent entree for the contest...David