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In the Woods

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In the Woods

Dappled sunlight filters 
Through emerald green leafs
Some of them translucent
And hang like summers eves
I lean against a tupelo tree
And whittle on a stick
Alone at last it seems
But the cacophony of sound
Is deafening in the woods
For life is all around
A box turtle waddles through the grass
A fox is on the run
A wood thrush shuffles among the fallen leafs
A hawk is on the wing
Yet peace is all I feel
Because God is everywhere

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  1. Date: 10/1/2013 8:49:00 PM
    I like this and the feeling of it... Congrats~ ............. LUV.............. SKAT

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 4:51:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win. Perfect theme for the contest 'In the Woods" I'm glad I read this again. Peaceful :)

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 12:14:00 PM
    Contest Winners: In the Woods. Sponsored by: Caleb Smith. - Congratulations on your wonderful poem in this contest, Stephen. - Pleased to read your poem, well written! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 12:09:00 PM
    Stephen, this is a very lovely win...Linda

  1. Date: 9/19/2013 7:28:00 PM
    a beautiful and sweet poem full of heart and imagination. Lots of images for the reader to feel and get inspired by. Good job

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 10:13:00 AM
    "Simply beautiful"

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 8:42:00 PM
    Inspiring and peacefully imaged. Another very nice poem to read tonight :)

    Kilmer Avatar Stephen Kilmer
    Date: 9/8/2013 8:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Just read "Unschedule Performance" seems like we had a bit different experience with nature this weekend :). Thanks for the kind words. ~Kilmer
  1. Date: 9/7/2013 7:59:00 PM
    In the lap of nature with nice feelings

    Kilmer Avatar Stephen Kilmer
    Date: 9/8/2013 1:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Indeed Dr. Mehta. As always thanks for your encouraging words.~Kilmer
  1. Date: 9/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
    Stephen, your poem's a delight. Love the glory feeling. Love the way you made the woods sound... but the woods behind my house are not as peaceful as you made the imagery above.. however, I God is the peaceful feeling when I walk in the woods... nice free verse... Linda

    Kilmer Avatar Stephen Kilmer
    Date: 9/8/2013 1:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Linda, many thanks for stopping by, I am curious now though; what is going on in the woods behind your house? LOL! ~Kilmer~