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A Peaceful I Love You

An early outing for my friend and I
We walked the winding path down to the springs
The uncut winter hay is now waist high 
And in the morning breeze it softly sings

Red Indian paintbrushes are in bloom
As are the downy phlox and dogwood trees
How sweet the smell of birth in nature's womb
Attracting butterflies and honey bees

The passerine song birds are in full throat
While woodpeckers and sap suckers keep time
Mid air, white cotton hayseeds gently float
So gracefully they dance their pantomime

And in that moment, in the tarnished hay
The gurgling springs still hidden from my view
With nature's springtime beauty on display
I heard her say a peaceful. "I love you"

   by Daniel Turner

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 4/15/2019 8:10:00 AM
Truly a great sonnet.... A fav....
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Date: 11/8/2018 10:12:00 PM
Daniel, There are so many positive, beautiful responses that I find the only thing can add is the line from a movie -"Ditto". There is not enough adjectives to describe the beauty of what you have written. I admire the way your mind puts ordinary words into such gorgeous perspective.
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Date: 7/11/2018 9:26:00 PM
Beautifully written Daniel. A soft gentleness of breezes blowing vivid images across the face of love.
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Date: 5/28/2018 7:40:00 AM
I adore this flawless and magnificient.
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Date: 5/18/2018 4:15:00 AM
Hi Daniel, this is so sweet and romantic. The imagery is beautiful
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Date: 5/16/2018 3:11:00 PM
wow, this is SO nice. Many superb images I was seeing such as these two that really impressed me: how sweet the smell of birth in nature's womb/ the passionate song birds are in full throat . I'm trying to think what the I Love You contest was!! And if it got judged, why no congrats here?? FAVE
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Date: 5/14/2018 1:01:00 AM
Hello Daniel., So beautiful poem. Nature so nicely explained and you heard from her was really cute.My favorite.
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Date: 5/7/2018 3:48:00 PM
Daniel, your beautiful pieces always "WOW" me with your great artistry! This Iambic Pentameter is exceptional in its magnificence lauding the charm and romance of Spring! I applaud you! Hugs. Pandita
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Date: 5/6/2018 5:38:00 PM
Beautiful, my dear. What a sense of tranquility pervades the heart when reading this. :) Please tell your muse to get back to it. Hugs, dear.
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Date: 4/30/2018 1:39:00 PM
I absolutely adore this serene peaceful poem Daniel. This is going into my faves! xxoo ; )
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Date: 4/29/2018 6:21:00 PM
Daniel, there is such a beautiful flow to your rhythmic lines, rhymes and lush imagery - a fiesta for the senses.. You captured me with the lovely tranquility in this tenderhearted and appreciative poem. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 4/29/2018 8:20:00 AM
Loved this poem, I was there with you, many thanks for sharing Daniel x
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Date: 4/28/2018 8:07:00 AM
EXCEPTION POETRY ON NATURE, ITS BEAUTY AND GIFT TO MANKIND!!! Every verse sings and shines... A fav my friend...
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Date: 4/23/2018 3:53:00 PM
So beautifully descriptive--another great one, Daniel! Janice
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Date: 4/21/2018 5:35:00 PM
Hello Daniel, I like this romantic poem you created. have a nice evening my friend.
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Date: 4/21/2018 4:58:00 PM
Great take on the contest prompt, and I see that congratulations are in order. Congrats, Daniel.
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Date: 4/20/2018 9:40:00 PM
I love this awesome win :)
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Date: 4/12/2018 9:23:00 AM
This is sooo good Danny congrats on a deserving win, I love you from nature wow what a concept!
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Date: 4/11/2018 11:45:00 PM
Back with well deserved congrats, Daniel.
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Date: 4/9/2018 9:28:00 AM
my goodness, you have a gift for beautiful descriptive writing.
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Date: 4/7/2018 2:24:00 AM
Congratulations on your win with this beautiful romantic poem! It flows so well and rhymes are perfect. It's the imagery that got me. A wondrous walk!
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Date: 4/6/2018 5:09:00 AM
It's not often my nature walks can be outdone here in Ireland Daniel, but you have made me yearn to join you in yours. Congratulations on a deserving win.
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Date: 4/5/2018 12:31:00 PM
This is rather gorgeous and fabulous if you don’t mind me saying so. What a glorious backdrop for a confession of love. Love it. :-)
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Date: 4/5/2018 9:09:00 AM
Thank you for entering my contest DT! I love how you ended this poem. Congratulations for your win :)
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Date: 4/4/2018 9:52:00 PM
When it comes to nature you are a smooth talker. You show us the picture of how it is. Beautiful, peaceful, and serene. This one is a keeper.
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