Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Seasons ~

I understand the seasons, now 
I know their shades are varied 
moods and knowing savor 
each in turn _
The lightning, sudden 
frightening blots of brightness 
Let it come, for this is beauty 
deepest mood that complements 
the peaceful days _
Then let it pass, let winds 
blow soft and brush my cheeks 
with moistened lips 
for this is beauty, deepest calm 
that complements the stormy days _
Let each shade color me_
In turn, the red, the blue 
the purple days 
for I would know 
the shades of each 
yet be the color of the whole _

(photo is of a lake I visit often and close by.) 

34 comments:

  1. let each shade color me...each season has its merits
    in nature...and in our relationships..and they help us appreciate each
    as well...

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  2. Beautiful post, Margie! And I love that lake. I'd visit it often, too. With camera in hand!

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  3. Beautiful words, so deep and full of meaning. You are such a bright star and shed your light on so much. Wonderful pond too, the birds are so lovely.

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  4. Beauty is indeed, the variety of shades that color the various seasons and their natural phenomena such as lightning and winds.
    The lake in your picture is beautiful.

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  5. The changing of the seasons are so beautiful. I miss the fall colors, but not the cold, snowy winters.

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  6. I love the vulnerability of your writing, Margie. You have the gift of writing poetry and it's always refreshing to me!

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  7. what uplifting serene poems you write..so glad I visited your blog

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  8. Oh wow...the magical beauty of Nature...the greatest beauty in the Universe...and you have brought it so vividly to life.
    Oh I so love this, Margie...so, so much! :)

    Love & Hugs xxx

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  9. It's such a beautiful, contemplative piece. Many thanks.

    Greetings from London.

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  10. oh how lovely you are Angel, this is so outstanding and beautiful I love it all and that slice of lake i could dream there, you know how lovely you are love and hugs always and forever xoxoxo

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  11. So true - and beautifully said.

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  12. Oh man, I think this one is my favorite now.. love it. - www.domesticgeekgirl.com

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  13. Oh man, I think this one is my favorite now.. love it. - www.domesticgeekgirl.com

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  14. "Let winds blow soft and brush my cheek....". I feel it. Such beautiful words, and understanding......Hugs.

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  15. Olá, poema lindo e suave como a natureza, a bela foto está em sintonia.
    AG

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  16. Hi Margie! It takes a lot of maturity to ride out all the seasons my friend. Especially the ones when the cold winds blow. What a blessing to accept and understand them.
    Keeping you and your hubs in prayer. Hope all is well,
    Ceil

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  17. I echo Bonnie.

    When will you put these poems in a book?

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  18. Beautiful and thought provoking! I love reading your poetry, Margie--it's so relaxing.

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  19. Nice poem Margie and that sure does look like a tranquil place to visit.

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  20. I love how you "treat" each season as something so beautiful. Nice to see a photo of your lake.

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  21. Beautiful poem dear Margie and that lake looks such a peaceful place to sit and just take in mother natures work! Beautiful.

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  22. the way you embrace the changing world.... outstanding.

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  23. the scenic beauty of the poem and picture awakes the mind to tranquility and embrace grace:))

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  24. the scenic beauty of the poem and picture awakes the mind to tranquility and embrace grace:))

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  25. Beautiful!!!
    I love the change of the seasons but I am getting a bit tired of Winter....... It is -4 degrees here!!

    Thanks so much for taking the time to always stop by!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  26. Margie,

    I'm pleased to have found your wonderful poem. Love the seasonal and emotional moodiness which arrives in my world as well!!!
    Spring is moving closer and optimism is gaining a smile..

    Best wishes, Eileen x

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  27. Your words Margie....always gentle, always beautiful. :)

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  28. So beautiful, Margie. Thanks for sharing your wonderful poetry. Your nearby lake looks so peaceful. How nice to have it near enough to visit!

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  29. Each and every season holds its own special beauty. I love this, Margie...

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  30. Oh how beautiful each verse of yours are! It is wonderful to live nearby such a mesmerizing landscape.
    I left a comment on your previous post as well but for some reason it wasn’t published. Lately, I am having trouble using the blogger comment form in Google Chrome. I am posting this using Internet Explorer. It has come in handy after all!

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  31. Your words and the photo are so beautiful! You always touch my heart! Big Hugs ;o)

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  32. Beautiful poem and photo, Margie. I love the ending on your poem--perfect!

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  33. You are so right, Margie - a full life has to include all the shades. It needs the storms to appreciate the calm.

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

-Ruth Ann Schabacker