As float fair cirrus in the evening sky,
In harmony with jovial gliding gulls,
So moments of kind thoughts respite supply,
The end of day fatigue with calm annuls;
Too little do we hear the voice within,
Or heed what Mother Nature shows without,
Preoccupied with life’s perpetual din
Until neglected soul is spent by drought;
Then, driven by the spirit to survive,
Priorities, alas, must re-allign,
Lest suffering forever we contrive,
Constructive life to dustbin we consign;
Embrace the timely caution proffered here,
Adorn the precious soul with tender care!
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He sits in stillness, somnolent, and stares
Into the setting sun’s declining rays,
Divested from the day’s disabling cares,
The breathless air an inner calm conveys;
Upon the gentle, rocking, rippling, waves,
Serene seagulls submit to Neptune’s charms,
Whose guile the hapless fisherman enslaves,
Or victims of outrageous storms embalms;
Thus be the course of floating ship of thought,
Unanchored, at behest of lilting breeze,
Effectuating consequences unsought,
To leave mere mortal man wonder with ease;
Convergence of the setting sun and sea,
Precipitates relaxing reverie.
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Tagged beauty, hope, life, Neptune, peace, reverie, seaside, storms, sunset, thoughts
Tempus Fugit! Indeed! 22nd July – just gone, marked a year of my being part of this fantastic Blog Community. I have made many friends in that year….from across the world. I shall always treasure your friendships from which I have learnt much. Inevitably, one develops closer interaction with some more so than with others. I am no exception and shall always remember with great fondness some of my friends here.
Wait! This is NO Farewell….Nay!
First, I need to say ‘Thank You’ to ALL of you….perhaps…perhaps more so to a few….nonetheless heartfelt gratitude to ALL!
Second, I’ve had to take stock of ‘Time’, ‘Interests’, ‘Obligations’ and many other ‘Commitments’ – some of which have been ‘short-circuited’ to enable me to indulge my penchant for blogging.
I have been re-assessing priorities which necessitates spending less time on my blog….and less frequently as I have been wont to do over the past year.
I shall continue to write my poetry and post some of it though not as often and as regularly as in the past.
Your posts will be accessed as often as possible, though I may not be able to comment as religiously as I am inclined to do…..
Hopefully, you will continue to visit my blogs and comment as you feel inclined.
Keep your eye on my blogs….
Love and Hugs!
B…/ E….. 😉
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Tagged beauty, care, gratitude, hope, kindness, life, love, roses, time
Windows open wide
Flooding rooms with Summer sun,
Salve for lonely hearts!
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Tagged beauty, butterflies, care, heart, kindness, life, loneliness, peace, sun, windows
So driven by the need to get things done
That minutes of the day like lightning pass,
So speedily the sands of Time seem gone,
Sunken into a swirling, wild morass,
All efforts wrought with meaningful intent
Often performed at person’s grievous cost,
Appears to be vitality misspent,
Issuing in a sense of being lost;
With care, perceive the beat of Nature’s heart,
Which panders not to every fleeting whim,
Nor frets at whatsoever might depart,
But hums her pre-ordained consistent hymn;
Serenity descends on those who wait,
She nourishes profound contented state.
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Tagged beauty, dewdrops, hope, life, nature, patience, peace, serenity, time