Thursday, January 24, 2013

Tranquility



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I wish I could merge with the shadows of the trees,
to observe undetected the day progress
‘til the heavens lay a glittering quilt of dreams
‘cross the undying infinite sky.
And I dream of traveling on the scent of blooms,
dipping and dancing through faraway meadows
while tickling the wings of butterflies
before coming to rest on the polished-glass surface of a blue cold lake.
Slowly I'd sink through the shimmering layers,
as visions of beauty imbue a parade
on my fragile and thirsty soul…



13 comments:

  1. i wish i could too. what a beautiful picture you've painted. xo

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  2. wow...really great closing line...there is release there and a familiarity for us...i love butterflies so it makes a great vehicle for me...i hope it come true for you...

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  3. The butterflies landing on the lake was a nice image.

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  4. ...a fragile and thirsty soul....and...til the heavens lay a glittering quilt of dreams

    My goodness Shadow, your words paint a picture for us all. And I love you for it; your talents, your thoughts, your every dream. You continue to astound me.

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  5. damn. if gloom can be pretty, thats how one does it. and the strings that formed. phew!

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  6. Very nice.
    I can see it all in my mind and live it existentially through your words

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  7. oi. very sweet comment. thankyou!

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  8. Some poems make you live within them. It's a differentiated talent.
    Always a delight to read such amazing works!

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  9. Why wish? Why not simply be what you describe as your desire. I know you can do it, float effortlessly through the depths of you as you see your changing you's.

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  10. This was a very relaxing, quiet peace to read. Wistful and yearning at once, I really enjoyed it. Thanks shadow!

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  11. It sounds delicious to swim in that lake.

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