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Flowers by the River and a Boat

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Flowers by the River and a Boat

Flowers by the River and a Boat ---------------------------------------- Red poppies in a field 'mid green stalks, Where bathed in gold I often see you roam. Across three fields-- red earth, then a river; And it wends through the woods carving a sliver. Flowers by the marge in their grassy home; Breaking their slumber, while time slow walks. I rest where mine boat is moor'd at the beach. Cool wind, the shade of a silver willow. Shall watch the moon come out of the deep, When the earth is softly paled in its sleep. A sudden lurch, and a whisper low. Then our two hearts beating each to each. `` `` `` ( Always marvelled at Robert Browning's 'Meeting at Night',, and so here..... and also I borrowed from him the last line.)

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  1. Date: 1/1/2014 11:42:00 AM

    Gautami, hi! Thanks for your recent visits and encouraging words. Truly appreciate them...thank you for allowing me to be inspired & taught by your classic style such as with this one. This is definitely Browning of our century! Stunning imagery! Hope I'll get there myself. Love from a friend, Wendy

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 6:34:00 PM

    I came back to read this again. Lovely verse. G.

  1. Date: 9/24/2013 11:01:00 PM

    Very beautiful poem and poppies. Molto brava! :) G.

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 8:59:00 PM

    you reflected well the Browning poem and I loved how you had the two hearts beating each to each at the end of this one.

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 5:31:00 PM

    Beautiful images to escape into.....,while time slow walks' SuZ