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Echoes of Dreams

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Echoes of Dreams

The angels keep their ancient places; 
Turn but a stone, and start a wing!
'Tis ye, 'tis your estrangèd faces,
That miss the many-splendoured thing.
-Francis Thompson

Echoes of Dreams

Into the dream-fields of summer, I will go
where the violet-winged bird turns
and flies, over emotions of stone.

I will search for those estranged faces one by one,
among echoes and beside rivers of starfalls,
I will drift alone, turning and freeing emotions of stone.

Into the forgotten fields of Summer dreams, I will go-
seeking the splendour of echoes of streams
Into the misted realms of the violet-winged bird
I will  flee, turning, freeing emotions of stone 
alone like a free thought above and below

I will flit, I will drift, I will seek, I will go
into the  starfalls of echoes of dreams.

 Suzanne Delaney

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  1. Date: 4/13/2013 4:56:00 PM
    I most definitely love this, awesome words up there, fav's I've done poems about echoes. thank you for stopping by today Yes, kim jung un, is just itching to shoot off his toys. He keeps threating the USA too.

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 3:02:00 PM
    Dear POETESS, SuZ, I hope YOU rewrote this POEM because I honestly thought I commented on it before, but it is different. I did not see any other POEMS with the Title (Echoes of Dreams) so it is not a part 2. Anyway Superb Pen LOVE YOUR vivid descriptions. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Liege...Harry

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 5:19:00 AM
    Suz this is a wonderful poem I thoroughly enjoyed the read ... thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment on my poem love Jayne x

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/12/2013 2:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Nice to see you, Jayne: I am feeling more at home here every day. SuZ
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 1:28:00 PM
    A dancing poem, beautiful intense and alive. Thank you for transmitting the element of joy so vividly. G.

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/11/2013 6:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Giorgio: Thanks so much for reading. Your 'Ocean Drops' gives me the same feeling. SuZ
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 9:00:00 AM
    Your poem does a perfect job of building on the first one. Very engaging descriptions and thoughts.

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/11/2013 6:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    So nice to have you drop by. Hugs, SuZ
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 2:48:00 AM
    Suzanne, this is so beautifully described. - A poem that give meaning to those who read it. - Completed accomplished from beginning to end. - Thanks for letting me read it. - Have a lovely day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/11/2013 6:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ann Lise: Your comments are always so cherished. Love, SuZ
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 2:31:00 AM
    I love this! FAVin it. You have inspired me with this poem to return to my first love, nl Free Verse. Rhyme and form can wait for a bit. Please have a look at my blog this morning and tell me what you think, Suzanne. Wishing you a splendid day down under (from another one "down under" - Cape Town). Love, Su

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/11/2013 6:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Su: Went to your blog.....comments there. Hugs, SuZ
  1. Date: 4/11/2013 2:26:00 AM
    Your poem beautifully describes how our hovering presence, even in thoughts and dreams, illuminates and frees our being when we seek meaning in ourselves and in our relationships with others. thanks for sharing, Suz.

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 4/11/2013 6:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hello David: So glad you enjoyed. My pleasure. As always, SuZ