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Upon a Bed of Petals

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Upon a Bed of Petals

Upon a bed of petals I rest my weary head.
A pillow made of fragrant flowers, soft and sweetly shed. 
I came upon this lovely site on just the perfect day.
When I was filled with sorrow and life had turned to gray.

A chance to gaze up at the sky and rest for just a while.
This most delightful scent has given reason for a smile.
And as I watch the puffy clouds all slowly move in sync.
My worries seem to drift away as they appear to shrink.

I’ll lie upon this perfumed bed until the soft winds blow.
And carry these soft petals on its wings from down below.
Until that time I’ll linger in aromatic bliss.
Bestowed so very gently by nature’s gentle kiss.
 

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  1. Date: 4/16/2013 1:45:00 PM

    Congrats on your win Samia~A.O

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/16/2013 1:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Abdulhafee... Samia
  1. Date: 4/15/2013 9:19:00 PM

    Samia, another nice and lovely win, congratulations with your beautiful poem. take care * xox-PD

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/16/2013 6:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey PD, Thank you so much! :)
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 7:14:00 PM

    This is absolutely stunning in its flow and beauty! J

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/15/2013 7:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Jennifer. I appreciate your comment! :)
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 1:37:00 PM

    hi Samia....congrats on your win...wonderful write...

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/14/2013 1:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hello there Joseph, Thank you very much...
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 12:57:00 PM

    A wonderful way to capture a cherished moment. Great work!

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/14/2013 1:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Drake! :)
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 12:29:00 PM

    congratulations,,, very well written...Seren

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/14/2013 1:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Seren.
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 10:55:00 AM

    many congratulations Samia xx

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/14/2013 11:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Mandy! :)
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 10:28:00 AM

    This is my personal favorite. This is simply breathtaking. Congratulations on your well deserved win.

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/14/2013 10:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Richard, Thank you so much for your lovely comment. I do appreciate it... Samia
  1. Date: 4/14/2013 9:49:00 AM

    Samia, this blew me away when I read this magnificent heartfelt poem you penned for my contest. Each word danced in a place within your heart and it showed. Very lovely and congratulations on your well deserved win in my contest luv. Hugs and luv, Gail

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/14/2013 10:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Gail, Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter the contest and for the win. I am so glad you liked it... Samia
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 10:09:00 AM

    - Nice to read a poem from you again ..... Good luck with this beautiful poem in the contest. - Have a nice weekend Samia. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/12/2013 1:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi there Anne Lise, Yes, it has been some time. Thank you very much. You have a nice weekend too! :)
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 9:18:00 AM

    Yes.. It's in you Samia.. Lovely~ A.O

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/12/2013 9:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Abdulhafee! :)
  1. Date: 4/12/2013 8:42:00 AM

    Oh let me rest my head on that heavenly bed. Love, daver

    Arroyo Avatar Samia Ali Arroyo Date: 4/12/2013 8:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much daver. :)