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The Faerie in the Green

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The Faerie in the Green

All clad in green and quite unseen
By all eyes save my own
Across the wood a faerie stood
Upon the Trestig Stone

I gazed in awe at what I saw
When music swirled and trilled
And all the while with charming smile
The faerie danced and twirled 

Her steps were light, her eyes were bright
Her skirt both swayed and flared
Her tresses gold did weave and fold
So pure I likely stared

Could I but hold this faerie gold
I'd gladly fly away
To splash in strands of Faerie Land
So strange to us, they say

But ere I spoke, the spell had broke
She flies to realms unseen
Yet still I ken I'll see again
My faerie wearing green

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  1. Date: 8/29/2013 6:14:00 PM
    Very vivid imagery here, nice fantasy poem. I love the flow and the rhythm in these lines. Well done! I wouldn't change a word of this poem! Thank you so much for the kind comments on my poem "A Fairy's Fantasy". I appreciate it!

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 7:35:00 PM
    Isaiah, Congratulations in Francine's, contest.. nice "Wearing of the Green" entry. always~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 6:12:00 PM
    Congrats on this great win...Donna

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 2:30:00 PM
    Very nice, Edmund, oops, I mean Isaiah! Love the whimsy and great rhyme and flow! Congratulations on your fine top win!

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 2:29:00 PM
    I loved this poem Isaiah, made me wish I was there to see her, very cool and whimsical poem. Congrats on this well deserved win.

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 1:55:00 PM
    Congratulations Isaiah: a definte winner this sprite in green.

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 1:28:00 PM
    I knew this would be a winner! Big congrats, Isaiah :)

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 9:58:00 AM
    Isaiah, This was a nicely written piece that read true the first time through. Celebrate your well deserved placing with this winner! RAY

  1. Date: 4/1/2013 11:04:00 PM
    congrats on your win in my contest, just lovely

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 6:10:00 PM
    I love this magical poem because I believe in fairies, You found the magic writing this delightul story and beautiful rhymes. Love SuZ

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 3:06:00 PM
    very Irish sounding. An ideal post for ST. Patrick's Day it was!! By the way, are you aware the word fairy is coming out as F?rie all through the text of this poem? Is it for the green contest? Should do well.

  1. Date: 3/17/2013 12:08:00 AM
    Thanks for the journey..Was the fairy dressed in green..a pink winged fairy?: ).These are the poems i love..the ones which travel far from our real world.I love the magic in this poem..mesmerizing..Isaiah.

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 8:49:00 AM
    You put the rest of us to shame with your intricate rhyme schemes! This poem is magical. I loved reading stories about Faeries when I was a kid. This makes me want to dig up those stories and read them again.

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 6:41:00 PM
    you've made some magic with this delightful poem!

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 11:54:00 AM
    Beautiful Isaiah, you write like you were dancing on a fairie's land of awe and wonder, you have the midas touch my boy, congrats on another spellbound invention of yours, xxx