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In Primeval Wood

Surrounded in primeval wood,
In awe of fern, and flower--
I attempted to delay the night
By lengthening the hour.

That day might last a minute more,
Till my pondering was done--
Delaying, and for beauty's sake,
The setting of the sun.



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  1. Date: 4/11/2014 7:57:00 AM

    It sounds like you have had an interesting life. I too have lived many places. Several places in Ontario, Mexico, Florida, Brownsville Texas, Vancouver, Golden and for the last 16 years here in Kelowna. I am enjoying staying in one place.
  1. Date: 4/10/2014 7:30:00 PM

    Where are you originaly from and where are you living now? I have a dry sense of humor as well with a dash of sarcasm for good measure. I blame it on my mother. She is of German heritage.
  1. Date: 4/10/2014 6:33:00 PM

    Canada for zero points but a high five for playing. I live in British Columbia in a city called Kelowna on the shores of Lake Okanagan. If you have ever had Missin Hill or Quails Gate wine, this is where it comes from. The climate is very similar to the Tuscany region of Italy.
  1. Date: 4/10/2014 7:57:00 AM

    I am not sure which I enjoyed more, your poem or your responses. You are not at a loss for words. You are a rather charming fellow. Glad to see you are enjoying the soup.
  1. Date: 4/9/2014 8:33:00 AM

    I usually don't drool over short poems... But this one hit the spot!
  1. Date: 4/9/2014 3:46:00 AM

    Lovely!!! Cool work, Mel!
  1. Date: 4/8/2014 8:47:00 PM

    Wonderful imagery here enjoyed every line that you wrote, keep these kind coming my friend, also glad you enjoyed my ice butterfly, loved writing that one it just came so freely. cheri
  1. Date: 4/8/2014 6:31:00 PM

    this has a lovely feel to it!! I really enjoyed this.
  1. Date: 4/8/2014 2:49:00 PM

    Dear Mel, Sometimes we have a day that is so beautiful that we want to capture it forever. A very creative write from a talented writer! Best wishes, Carolyn
  1. Date: 4/8/2014 2:42:00 PM

    This is beautiful...I just love it. BG