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On A Balmy Summers Night

On A Balmy Summers Night

A Poem by Gee
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Just simple words

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Shooting stars through diamond studs
the pallid moon looked on,
a breeze roused sleeping summer leaves
but briefly, then was gone.

A fox bark echoed, trailed away
through spinny and beyond,
nothing stirred, the lillies slept
atop the night stilled pond.

'cross barleyed acres all at peace
through farmyard ever on,
silence played on balmy night
a symphony an' song.

'Til sunrise lit the eastern sky,
then man stirred, woke again,
serenaded soft to 'nother day
by bird calls sweet refrain.

How beautiful this life we live
what wonders to behold,
more beauty found in nature's gifts
than platinum and gold













© 2018 Gee



Author's Note

Gee
Quickly written before toodling off to work...hopefully ok !! Have added 4th stanza, does it fit ???

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I'm going to be honest with you, most of the poems I have seen so far have either been melancholy, only focus on emotion, or both. It was very refreshing to read something lively and beautifully descriptive. I especially like the message of the beauty of nature and life. I also like the vocabulary/rhyming and how it gives the whole poem a vintage feel to it. All in all, it was a very enjoyable read.

Posted 2 Months Ago


Gee

2 Months Ago

Glad you found this okay. Cheers, appreciate you taking the time to comment
Yeah... it fits quite nicely I think.

The whole thing is of fantastic form.

You're a word painter of beautiful mind pictures.



Posted 2 Months Ago


Gee

2 Months Ago

Occasionally. Chuffed that you find this okay.
Thank you
D. David

2 Months Ago

I just learned a new word... chuffed. Thanks, I owe you a soda.
Gifts of nature, priceless. Who needs expensive gems when you have this on your doorstep.

nicely done Gee

have a great day

Chris

Posted 3 Months Ago


Gee

3 Months Ago

Thank you Christine, hope you are enjoying the warm weather. Wedding watching tomorrow ??
The poem feels very genuine, and I'm pretty sure the seamless descriptions and theme helps in pushing the message along. It has immense substance and also great flow, I enjoyed this brief read.

Posted 4 Months Ago


Gee

4 Months Ago

Thank you God. Tis a selfless act you carried out in sacrificing your son for the sake of mankind.
God Speaking

4 Months Ago

I'm an atheist.
Gee

4 Months Ago

I'm glad for you :)
Great > now retired with time to please our selves > Time to travel; sit and wonder; at nature; to travel and see the world (well some of it)
I like the last stanza best

Posted 4 Months Ago


Gee

4 Months Ago

Thank you. I forget some of the stuff I’ve scribbled.
Glad you liked it
Gee

4 Months Ago

Oooooh, you were my 1000th view...
Wild Rose

4 Months Ago

Pleased for your 1000th review Congrats
Very neat, makes sense, blended so end goes well with beginning

Posted 11 Months Ago


Gee

11 Months Ago

Thank you..
oh yes, and the last stanza says so much ... wonderful!

Posted 1 Year Ago


I like it. The rhyme and the content both spoke to me and I could easily see and hear the things you described.. Good job. ~Jim

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Cheers Jim
It is awesome, you need not worry! =]

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Cheers.....
i love your style and this picturesque poem
i love it, immensely
will be back shortly to read more

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Thank you..

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Added on May 9, 2017
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Milton keynes, United Kingdom



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