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Beyond the halcyon sunset
Lies a vibrant, floral heath,
I often go and sit to rest there,
In its timeless, drowsy sheath,
For the air lends me to musing,
And the sounds goad me to write,
For I am always quite alone there,
Save the birds that twirl and song there,
For I have other kinds of friends there,
In that haven out of sight.

There are colours that resound,
Blues and Reds that sound like Violets,
A sheet of tulips that like sirens
Sing with voices wrought of dreams;
Airborne sheets of vibrant yellows,
From the songbird's whistle spun,
From the wind's breath on the lilies,
From the prelude of the sun,
From the vernal scent of morning,
Whisp'ring white when all is sung.

The shadow there still comes,
Just as often as it should,
The lunar sphere its dark hem weaves
Casting quiet o'er the wood,
Yet is stayed in part by memory,
Safely kept at bay by light,
That nature in her total wisdom
Ruled should ever wait behind,
To shine in leaves, in songs, in memory,
'Til the passing of the night.
A friend and I each wrote a poem to describe our own minds.

I wrote this little piece of whimsy.

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NocturneJewel Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
A beautiful lyrical flow into the mind, full of color and sunset vibrancies to delight and enchant...
shoulder-bird Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Once again, thank you. ^.^
NocturneJewel Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012
You're welcome.
Moleboi Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011  Professional Writer
Interesting! A few years ago when I first started writing I penned a piece entitled 'My Garden' which describes the space in my mind I go to when I meditate as a means of escaping reality for a short while.

This is a beuatifully descriptive piece with some amazing imagery. :)
shoulder-bird Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, sah! Certainly glad you enjoyed my fifteen-minute sketch of a piece.

This is certainly describing my garden, as you put it, especially when I'm in an optimistic mood. My mind is always full of strange and wonderful things when I'm happy. =P
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