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Beneath The Bearded Oaks

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Where sweet grass blankets grow on yesterdays
And passing years weigh heavy on the trees
Serenity is found in every breeze
Unbridled dreams of youth, now hang and graze

Recalling days gone by with slower ways
Beneath the bearded oaks, time stands at ease
In search of long forgotten memories
Beyond the trail that leads into the haze

Twas here, so long ago, in summer shade
Young lovers traded dreams for purity
They took a chance their love would never fade
Two hearts were joined into futurity
Upon the sweet grass blanket, lost in dreams
Hearts filled with love and bursting at the seams


    by Daniel Turner

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 11/11/2017 8:01:00 AM
Lovely sonnet, Danny, with lovestruck memories:)
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Date: 11/9/2017 8:48:00 PM
Beautiful Daniel...
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Date: 11/4/2017 6:26:00 PM
Dan you're such a big softy ,,,,a most excellent write. God Bless
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Date: 11/4/2017 7:08:00 AM
A fave! Daniel, this is fantastic. I love the picture you paint, and your imagery is beautiful.
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Date: 10/16/2017 4:21:00 PM
Favorite line: "And sailed their wooden ships down tear filled streams"
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Date: 10/16/2017 2:05:00 PM
Wonderful imagery, Daniel. Your first lines are pure poetry. +Fav for me. // Barry
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Date: 10/16/2017 7:47:00 AM
Daniel this is really amazing! Your descriptions are so beautiful, and there is such a romantic feel to this.
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Date: 10/13/2017 10:42:00 PM
Beautiful pen Daniel :) xomo!
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Date: 10/13/2017 10:23:00 PM
What a lovely poem and beautiful memories, Danny. Lucky you, lucky girl. And, those fantastic trees look just like some of the old Live Oak trees here in Louisiana.
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Date: 10/13/2017 8:32:00 PM
you sure know hoe to bring us bank in time and youth, great write!
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Date: 10/13/2017 7:50:00 PM
what beautiful romantic memories DT and such a lovely picture to accompany your words:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 10/13/2017 6:03:00 PM
How beautiful! And an astounding picture!
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