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Beyond Midnight

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Beyond Midnight

~~ Beyond midnight I drift off to sleep, Deep, deep into a dream I am floating, And I am walking a garden stepping stone path, It is a magical garden that I find myself in. With graceful flowers in beautiful colours, Creeping phlox, painted daisies and red roses, And in and out of foliage a little bird zips, Zooming towards me, it hovers momentarily. Then he lands on my hand twittering loudly, I am dazzled by his intense colours and wings, But in an instant he is gone lost in the green, And sadly a breeze from my window wakes me. I struggle in my blankets to find the dream, The winding and turning stepping stone path, A place in the corridors of my mind so soothing, That only comes to me long beyond midnight ____________________________ August 3, 2013 Verse Written for the contest, One Of Three, Andrea Dietrich

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  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:46:00 PM
    a sweet win............SKAT

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 11:01:00 AM
    Congrats on your win with this excellent poetic quality poem..Sara

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 6:53:00 AM
    So well expressed, you fly high for a bird with Broken Wings. Why the name change? Congratulations on your win Constance.

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 1:18:00 AM
    I mean to say, and your struggle to regain the beautiful dream. I think it is way past my bedtime!!

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 1:17:00 AM
    I had an idea maybe this one was yours, Constance. I especially liked the last stanza and how your struggle to regain the beautiful dream. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 8/8/2013 9:56:00 PM
    a good win Constance, xox...Linda

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 1:07:00 AM
    Excellent. Beautiful imagery write. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 8/4/2013 12:47:00 PM
    nice

  1. Date: 8/4/2013 9:17:00 AM
    Finding peace only beyond midnight....I feel we all struggle with our blanketsl from time to time.nice flowing piece of reflection....

  1. Date: 8/4/2013 6:28:00 AM
    Beautiful work Constance.I am delighted to have read your poem this morning and a thanks for stopping by with a kind comment on mines.

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 5:29:00 PM
    A very imaginable dream....beautiful...

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 2:26:00 PM
    Beautiful imagery in this poem Constance!Love it.Thanks for visiting my poem page.

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 1:35:00 PM
    your style always engages, constance...this one is filled to the brim with so much vibrant imagery and mystery... belated thanks for choosing my piece in your last contest... you remain very special to me..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 1:23:00 PM
    You have elated me with this stupendous write my friend! I am in awe of the splendor of this incredible poem here Constance! I truly loved reading this outstanding piece this afternoon! What a brilliant poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 12:22:00 PM
    Simply beautiful, Constance. I enjoyed this from start to finish. The very best of luck to you in the contest, my friend. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 11:28:00 AM
    Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You can wake now you've finish writing a beautiful poem poet wake and rest so you can write more.

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 10:11:00 AM
    Ahhh!!! Beautiful work that you have penned with your gifted quill..Very unique..Reads like a winner to me..Good luck in the contest..Thanks for stopping by..Sara