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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: 5/7/2014 12:27:00 AM
    Craig, this is why I call you mentor.. You are a master. Congrats on your winning ways!

  1. Date: 5/5/2014 6:59:00 AM
    Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 5/3/2014 12:29:00 AM
    Craig, I choose a poem like this one any day over those three "top" poems you showed at your blog with their ridiculous couplet form. A fave for this one.

  1. Date: 5/2/2014 1:56:00 AM
    Having my morning coffee under the light of the moon... (reading the poems on the moon light winners list) "So bright the moon it seems like light of day, But stars among the forest’s members peek. Beautiful... moving.. Congrats on the write and win Dutch greetings Elly

  1. Date: 5/1/2014 10:29:00 PM
    Wonderful write Craig! loved the read especially moon's tranquility ! congrats on win !

  1. Date: 5/1/2014 7:02:00 PM
    I love it, I thought I had one rule. anyways, Congrats & Hugs ------ Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 5/1/2014 6:42:00 PM
    And I am lost in your poem's tranquility!!! Lovely, Craig !!

  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: 3/18/2013 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, Craig...it'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! ;)

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