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Dreamtime: flowers never bloom

I heard my name  from shadows spoke,
beyond the place called time

where thoughts begin, from deep within
where names have never been

It's there I found the driftless peace
upon the sunlit glen

far from the distant cloudless nights
where hope has never been

I felt the tears of morning dew
the Angels left for you

I'll shine a light upon your path
that sunrise never knew

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 5/27/2018 8:54:00 AM
Ethereal. A fundamental cadence that carries the reader forward smoothly and inevitably. Great use of structure and image!
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James Marshall Goff
Date: 5/27/2018 12:22:00 PM
Thanks Brian!
Date: 6/23/2009 7:17:00 AM
love your style of poetry it was a great poem
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Date: 6/22/2009 4:12:00 PM
It seems that you mention the sacred heart the place from which poems come, that still place where God dwells, Jame. listen I appreciated all your gracious comments about my poems, jm
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Date: 6/22/2009 1:30:00 PM
Plain clean imagery. I love it. Thanks for your views, James
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Date: 6/17/2009 3:25:00 PM
A quite stunning couplet James, it just flowed from start to finish, just delightful>>James
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Date: 6/16/2009 6:26:00 AM
I've been away, so missed this until now...I'm so glad I caught this one in the "hot poems"....it is truly superb! Wonderful job, James! ~ Carrie
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Date: 6/15/2009 10:10:00 AM
Such a lyrical feel this...soft, tender, emotional, a wonderful poem James! ~Trudy~
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Date: 6/14/2009 1:18:00 PM
Hi James Sure do love the peace and serenity in this breathing taking poem. So soothing I found myself rereading it several times. Good for the soul! Thanks for sharing this with us. Take care Love Light Truth Patricia
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Date: 6/13/2009 7:09:00 PM
I hopey you didn't misunderstand my comment. I thought this was an absolutely superb write and that even the harshest critic would find it poetic. I write simple stuff. This is classical poetry at its best. God Bless. Oh! I never noticed the typo if it was there when I read it. Vince
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Date: 6/13/2009 10:31:00 AM
This is at worst poetic, at best timeless. What a beautiful write. Vince
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Date: 6/13/2009 4:48:00 AM
"That sunrise never knew"That is a beautiful Line 7ob(Love)Youve Got the passion In You.Well done**
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Date: 6/12/2009 9:03:00 PM
again very pretty words... 'tears of morning dew'
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Date: 6/11/2009 9:36:00 PM
Very nice, lyrical and showing great sentiment. I like it. And thank you for reading and commenting on my poetry. Love, Joyce
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Date: 6/11/2009 8:29:00 PM
..very, very beautiful, and dreamy, I really like it.. and thanks for your comments on my poem
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Date: 6/11/2009 9:54:00 AM
Really beautiful James.
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Date: 6/11/2009 9:06:00 AM
Beautiful. Your Way With These Words. These Poems. In A Style Im Not Sure Ive Seen. Is Just Simply Astonishing And Beautiful. Amazing Work. Love And Peace. Forever Boo
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Date: 6/11/2009 8:36:00 AM
Very depictive Mr. Goff,..and I read some of the comments here,..I hear sadness,..But for myself,..I felt continuance,..with no refrain. And a partial smile on a face for memories and future walks with that light ! TY james
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Date: 6/11/2009 5:58:00 AM
Lovely! Wow James I love this....A classy write indeed...!! Thanx for the comments made on my poem... Kee smilin'....>>Crystal
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Date: 6/10/2009 11:43:00 PM
To read again Jim ,so into my favourites to savour that first couplet again.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments.
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Date: 6/10/2009 10:23:00 PM
This is glorious, gorgeous, and breathtaking! Wow. James, you've outdone yourself here. Donna
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Date: 6/10/2009 12:57:00 PM
Beautiful~I believe that I have read a couple of Your writes before talented James Goff~And they were as wonderful and serene as this splendid write here!!:)~Smile, You are very gifted, and Your heart seems so very pure~"Wonderful Write My Dear Brother!!":)~"Love & Warmth To You & Yours, John!:) Bye ~
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Date: 6/10/2009 11:43:00 AM
Simply stunning. Love the gentle flow and rhythm and such gentle and poignant images. Very well done. Regards Heidie
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Date: 6/10/2009 8:22:00 AM
The first line in your piece is very strong...the entire work reads strongly....I felt the tears of morning dew the angels left for you..wow..sweetly done.
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Date: 6/10/2009 6:34:00 AM
James..thank you so much for your comments about my poetry. It inspired me to read you and we are a team of mutual admiration! I love your poetry! This one is so beautiful...I love the words "I felt the tears of morning dew the Angels left for you." How simply beautiful!!! I am off to read more...Patricia
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Date: 6/10/2009 5:48:00 AM
So sadly beautiful. Especially love those last two lines. Love, Shar
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