Friday, March 02, 2007

ENSLAVED

Oh, the beauties of earth enslave me
I have searched so often in vain . ..
for the first wild woodland blossoms . . .
awakened by April's warm rain.

I have stood for hours enraptured
by the sights and sounds of spring . . .
I am a slave to the wild, sweet music . . .
of song birds on the wing.

Only last night I stood spellbound
at the evening sky's display . . .
where the red-bordered sun was sinking . . .
as it bid farwell to the day.

And its beauty ensnared my senses . . .
and a vision came to me then . . .
of a stairway leading to heaven's gate . . .
that could be traveled by children, women and men.

But the flaming sky drew its mantle of dusk
to hide the glory from view . . .
And the night grew dark , yet the spell remained . . .
until I felt the first kiss of the morning dew!

35 comments:

  1. WOWWWWW!!
    i have no other words :D :D!!
    so beautiful!
    and a very beautiful poem to read on a Friday morning :D :D!!
    takecare!!

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  2. Awesome Margie...
    I am engrossed in the beauty of these words...its so scenic !!
    Lovely...enjoyed n it is so refreshing to the soul...

    Thanks for this...

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  3. exquisite...
    superb
    imagery is exquisite
    have a blessed weekend

    donna

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  4. Beautiful poem! Nice thoughts! I love it.

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  5. And you wonder how I come up with mine??? Girl, you are on a roll. Very, very good!!

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  6. the flow was lyrical and the feel divine!

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  7. Beautiful..I love your writing.:)
    tc

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  8. Stunning Margie...stunning on every level

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  9. I think you should check into getting a column in your local paper. The way you're able to not only put these out daily, but for them to still have such depth and meaning, is nothing less than amazing.

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  10. This was so beautiful Margie! It's pouring here in New York, and somehow it gives me such a peaceful feeling - just as your poem left me.

    Thank you!

    Enjoy your weekend!!!!!

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  11. A felt sense of the Divine. Beautiful Margie.

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  12. This is fantastic! I love it. You have written a picture.

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  13. beautiful awakening to nature.

    hugs for you Margie.
    Hope things are ok ... have a wonderful weekend.
    see you soon. :o)

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  14. wow, margie!
    so beautiful!
    hugs!

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  15. Beautiful feelings Margie!:))

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  16. awesome!!! the world just keeps on spinnin' 'round...april comes april goes...it's gonna be summertime...

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  17. Very nice margie...very nice...mighty pen my friend...

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  18. Thanks for the "dream" -------
    as we had snow again'still followed by rain - or have I been mentioning it since last NOvember?

    Sweetie, I hope it is all well with you.

    Thanks for info.

    Big hug - great weekend for all of you

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  19. Wow Margie! This is powerful.. thank you for sharing this enlightening beauty.

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  20. Oh, hey, I'd like to include you on my family and friend art mailing list if you'd like you can email me at stevepanella@yahoo.com and I will add you! :^)

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  21. you have lifted my spirits with this one... truly magical and inspirational; bless you Margie

    lotsa luv ann xxxxx

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  22. have lots of fun, ok?

    take care! luv u

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  23. Strong title and words to match.... Great Margie!

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  24. Beautiful!! :) Nothings can get mre beautiful thn nature...(well xpt kids...hehe..)...great words...great description...

    Do visit http://deviantshots.blogspot.com wen u find time...:)

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  25. HI Margie!
    I am a slave of the beauties of earth too..
    I'm upon impress being here today!
    Have a great Sunday!

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  26. Wow Margie... this is great!

    Sorry it's been a bit since I've been by...! Hope you are well... hey, it's warming up here in Colorado! :)

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  27. Margie - I am enslaved too. Great post.

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  28. Thanks to all of you for your visits!
    Your kind commets are very much appreciated!

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Each day comes
bearing its own gifts ...
Untie the ribbons.

-Ruth Ann Schabacker