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As night creeps in

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As night creeps in

Night creeps in

How does one put it into words?
This beauty all around
This little camp in Pemberton
Such bliss there, I have found
I stand outside this tiny Chalet
Surrounded by green trees
As I melt into the song of life
And feel sweet mystery

I do not know the names of all
These trees that do surround me
The furthest ones be Karri trees
So vast and tall they be
As the shadows shade them into darkness
And fill them with such power
Then closer be a wattle tree
All filled with yellow flowers.

To see these trees dance on the breeze
Is a pleasure to the eye
As Sheep feed on the lush green grass
The day begins to die
The night time creeps on up to me
And birds sing goodnight songs
As I feel that here in Pemberton
My heart it does belong.

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  1. Date: 1/3/2014 11:49:00 AM
    I looked at the titles to choose from and I'm glad I selected this one to read. You are a nature person.. Love the name 'Karri',, want to check out those trees. And with the visuals you created, it's a divine and magical night there in Pemberton. And this poem has a meditative feel which I love so much! To my faves...

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 1/3/2014 4:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Gautami. I moved to western Australia from London nearly fifty years ago, and I still think it is a paradise, especially in places like my beautiful Pemberton. I truly appreciate your kind comments, my friend....peter
  1. Date: 1/1/2014 6:36:00 PM
    Peter my lovely friend this is an absolutely gorgeous painting your words have shared! So peaceful and beautiful I must say. Loved this wonderful picturesque write from the heart.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 1/3/2014 4:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Mary Jo, your kind comments are always appreciated...peter
  1. Date: 1/1/2014 4:45:00 PM
    very beautifully drawn peter excellently penned

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 1/3/2014 4:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Liam, you are so very kind with your comments....peter
  1. Date: 12/31/2013 7:54:00 PM
    That is so lovely, you have described just how it was, beautifully written my type of poem, thank you for remembering those wonderful days. Luv. Ve x

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 1/1/2014 3:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my love, we have had many wonderful holidays together over the years, and every one a total joy. Thank you for your wonderful comments....peterxxxxxx
  1. Date: 12/31/2013 6:15:00 PM
    Thank you for comment on green, and for all your wonderful comments in this past year on many of my writes, i hope you and your whole family have a great and happy new year. thanks for everything cheri

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 1/1/2014 3:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Cheri, I have to say the same thing to you, I find your comments so very inspiring, and I appreciate this so very much. It is always a pleasure to comment on your wonderful poems, my friend, You and your family have a wonderful new year....peter