Sunday Sonnet!

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A smiling stillness bathes the sunlit wood
Enhancing Autumn colours of the leaves,
As ramblers idly amble, feeling good,
Engaging flights of fancy none perceives;
Few bees, with butterflies, caress fair blooms,
Imbibing nectar, gathering fine spores
To place elsewhere, like dedicated grooms,
Transition oft accomplished without pause;
Attend, the charm of Nature to behold –
Let senses, all, the miracles embrace
And open souls be filled with joy untold,
Becoming of a gift of Divine Grace;
If wonder be the basis of all being,
Then ponder be the reason for all seeing!

Β©Meanderings 2016

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24 responses to “Sunday Sonnet!

  1. Beautiful sonnet E. big hugs πŸ€— to you. I hope you are having a lovely Sunday! ❣️❣️❀️❀️

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  2. Beautiful, Bushka!!! Hugs! ❀️

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  3. Indeed – wonder is the key to gratitude and glory! It sounds as if you’ve had a terrific time in Germany. Hope you and Mrs B are well.

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  4. Liked your sonnet and image. Hope you enjoyed your break.

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  5. How beautifully you write about autumn.xxx

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  6. what a wonderful sonnet, E! Glad you are back, and that you had a great time in Germany. My favorite lines: “If wonder be the basis of all being,
    Then ponder be the reason for all seeing!” πŸ™‚

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    • Thanks P! Yes, the final couplet just dawned on me even before I got into the body of the sonnet…. πŸ˜‰
      Good to be back, though not as regular as I would wish….So much to do… Hugs! ❀

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  7. my muse is resting again…it is always so fine when a phrase pops onto the page πŸ™‚

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  8. Oh, a lovely sonnet Bushka… you never fail to make me happy when I read your prose!

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  9. Just reading your poem made me feel at peace! Beautiful! Hugs ❀

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  10. A lovely tribute to the season. The last rhyming couplet is a perfect encapsulation of the human spirit.

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