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Through that door

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Through that door

Through that door

As the Sun crashed through my window
As the birds awoke the dawn
My mind made new by daybreak
It became the day reborn.
And a whisper stirred within me
From my heart arose these words
“Go through that door to the other side
Then you’ll  “hear” these blessed birds”.

And those trees did softly rustle 
In the early morning breeze.
And I became the morning 
and the breeze that moved these trees
And the whisper softly told me 
As the dawn it beckoned me
“Go through that door to the other side
Then you’ll dance just like those trees”.

Through that door, through that door
Go through that door beyond.
Just keep on moving to the other side
Let the shadows all be gone.

That door seemed so elusive
When I sought it with my mind
Then the whisper seemed to tell me
Just leave your mind behind
Then I felt the sweetest music
As the trees they shone so bright
And as I wandered through that door
I felt such sweet delight



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  1. Date: 9/2/2013 2:59:00 PM
    Peter...sometimes that door is just a little out of reach. Thanks for bringing it closer...Such a delightful poem full of life and hope. Thank you for sharing, and thank you for your kind comments...God bless!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 9/2/2013 3:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Eileen, they are the kind of poems that I love to write; I have been on the spiritual search for many years. just the trying brings one closer...thank you for your beautiful comments...Peter
  1. Date: 8/31/2013 6:18:00 AM
    Peter...now this is poetry......magical poetry...understandable to me poetry...I loved it.....

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 9/2/2013 3:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Donna, this is the stuff I love to write, it means so much to me, I appreciate your wonderful comments....peter
  1. Date: 8/30/2013 4:12:00 PM
    Very beautiful imagery here! A very peaceful and calming piece of poetry to read! Nicely done, Peter!.... Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my work. Just know that it is deeply appreciated!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 8/30/2013 5:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Kelly, your comments are very welcome to me. it is always a pleasure to read your beautiful poems....Peter