Posts tagged ‘wonder’

May 26, 2018

Two Feet

by Venkat

these waves
they give
robes of shine

these waves
they bring
knights in sand

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April 11, 2018

Canvas

by Jem Croucher

So here is a canvas
and here are my words
crafted with pen
I paint pictures of life

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March 9, 2018

WOMEN

by pranabaxom

First published on my blog,www.fleetingmuse.wordpress.com, on March 9, 2016 in honor of International Women’s Day, 2016. This poem was also a part of my “52 weeks journey with the letter “W”, an weekly poem for 52 weeks starting with a word with the alphabet “W”.

Women
Wonder everyday
Where would we be
Without them
Mother,sister,beloved,lover
Wife

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December 26, 2017

Lichen Green

by Jem Croucher

And along these brittle winter trails
with barren branches here
The green reminds as lichen still
retains a festive cheer

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December 10, 2017

Mother Nature (7) – Passion

by Jem Croucher

Celebrating nature over
seven vibrant days
Her hand of wonder covered
in seven different ways

And what better way to finish
than upon a note of passion
Passiflora with its Latin name
for horticultural fashion

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December 6, 2017

Mother Nature (3) – Bluebell

by Jem Croucher

Celebrating nature over
seven vibrant days
Her hand of wonder covered
in seven different ways

For day three it is the bluebell
another flower of Spring
which with new growth in April
many promises will bring

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December 5, 2017

Mother Nature (2) – Forsythia

by Jem Croucher

Celebrating nature over
seven vibrant days
Her hand of wonder covered
in seven different ways

Day two and it’s Forsythia
which gets a special mention
for ‘yellow’ has to feature here
and was always my intention

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December 4, 2017

Mother Nature (1) – Lavender

by Jem Croucher

Celebrating nature over
seven vibrant days
Her hand of wonder covered
in seven different ways

And today I start with lavender
my favourite by far
Its colour and its fragrance
to which I am particular

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December 3, 2017

Berries Red

by Jem Croucher

These berries red, they are so bright
and vibrant in the sun
Resplendent in their colour
now December has begun
They grow here in the same place
that I see them every year
And never fail, I’ll have you know
to bring a sense of cheer

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October 30, 2017

Mother Nature’s Gifting

by Jem Croucher

With yellow sky, the sunset
was something to behold
A panoramic spectacle
tinged with flecks of gold

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October 15, 2017

The Yellow

by Jem Croucher

Underneath the canopy
the yellow on the ground
the changing of the seasons
as autumn comes around

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October 12, 2017

Redwood

by Jem Croucher

The tree was so majestic
and very, very tall
So when I stood beneath it
I felt very, very small
The mass of green above me
with branches spreading wide
overpowered my senses
and I felt small inside

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July 5, 2017

Orange Two

by Jem Croucher

Seven colours, seven days
Orange follows suit
The second in the rainbow
it really is a beaut

It’s right there in a sunset
at the end of a long day
A testament to wonder
in every single way

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June 14, 2017

Joie de vivre II

by Jem Croucher

Don’t let me sit inside
when there is sunshine to enjoy
Fill me with the wonder
that is out there to deploy
Give me the enthusiasm
to be out there on a whim
just lapping up the atmosphere
with an expectant grin

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May 10, 2017

Caught

by The Cheesesellers Wife aka Kim Whysall-Hammond

I am caught in the grip of wonder
The balance and symmetry of mathematics
The glints and sparkles of a spiders many eyes
The shimmering dance of subatomic particles

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April 28, 2017

Oval

by Jem Croucher

The amazing oval ceiling
of the Corn Exchange in Leeds
Once famed for giving merchants
a place to barter seeds

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April 16, 2017

Because we can

by Jem Croucher

We’ll walk on the beach
at low tide on the sand
as dusk descends swiftly
and everything’s grand
With the lights from the city
out there to the East
Shining bright like a beacon
for a visual feast

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March 4, 2017

And if I thought…

by Jem Croucher

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And if I thought the sunset view
was a lovely sight
Just imagine my reaction
when I saw it later at night

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February 28, 2017

Life

by Venkat


Words, they became mountains

Mountains, they became words


Eyes, they grew into silences

Silences, they grew into eyes

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February 16, 2017

Nest of Wonder

by Venkat

fires, they gleam in rings

on your fingers, molten in amber


winds, they clasp as chains
on your eyes, in hollowed homes

snowfall, dance in buried silence

your feet, dream of voices to hold

waters, they clink as fireflies do

your heart, drip thoughts in the dark


October 13, 2016

Chiaroscuro Moments

by Jem Croucher

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The light, the beach, the evening sky
The rain across the sea
The far horizon rainbow
simply overwhelming me

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September 9, 2016

Lisbon 36

by Jem Croucher

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It was thirty six in Lisbon
when we climbed up to St Jorge
An eleventh century castle
built by Moors above the gorge

But it was cool beneath the olive trees
inside the castle walls
taking pictures of the things we saw
and marvelling at it all

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August 8, 2016

A passionate discovery

by Jem Croucher

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In life I have two passions
which, I’m pleased to say
I’m blessed, as I can oft indulge
in each ‘most every day
One (you’ve guessed) is writing
as these words attest right here
Something that I love to do
and in my life hold dear

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August 6, 2016

Riding with seagulls

by Jem Croucher

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I’m riding with seagulls
down here on the beach
as they fly alongside me
just out of reach
It’s like swimming with dolphins
just as wonderful and
the only change is that
I’m still on the land

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May 17, 2016

Power, Perception, Humbleness, and Tramontana in the Form of a God

by Renwick Berchild

I had a dream that Trajan’s Column fell on top of me,
That blue canaries crowed and cawed,
That to ride a minnow I first had to become small and the minnow
Large; I had a dream that tramontana
Stole me from my crib, and set me down upon a mountain and told me,

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February 8, 2016

C’est la vie

by Jem Croucher

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I got to thinking
Life’s too short
for anything else
save that I ought
to do and think
and be about
and nothing else
there is no doubt

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February 6, 2016

Spectacular

by Jem Croucher

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The beauty of a sunset
seen from a speeding train
Enough to make me turn and stare
in wonder yet again
Out there on horizon
Beneath landscape’s darkened line
the golden ending of a day
Spectacularly fine

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January 26, 2016

New

by Jem Croucher

 

There is darkness in amongst the trees
Here in Hampshire’s land
A thousand years of history
From William’s era stand
Trenches and Inclosures
Slades and moors and hill
The wild land of New Forest
remaining heathland still

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