Beneath the Tree

9 Jun

As many of you will know, I like to write a bit of poetry.  I’ll never be a Walter de la Mare but I enjoy the creativity, especially if linked to a photograph.  This is my latest offering :)!  The picture was taken during a wonderful walk this week and inspired the poem.

BENEATH THE TREE

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Sitting below this bower’s shade
With dappled light upon the glade,
The wind’s caress is all around,
The roots wind deep into the ground,
Dependable, strong, always free,
A delightful spot beneath the tree.

Branches above me joyfully wave,
The way to heaven they seem to pave,
Quivering leaves, a tremulous sight,
Always cheerful, springtime bright,
New life around for all to see,
A delightful spot beneath the tree.

The playing of squirrels above me, around,
A haven for lambs when the rain comes down,
Views down the valley, oh so green,
What better place to sit and dream,
Sweet singing of birds to serenade me,
A delightful spot beneath the tree.

With balmy sun upon the lea,
What better spot than beneath a tree?

Be blessed!

Thanks for stopping by and reading the ramblings of The Dorset Rambler.

Until next time,
Your friend
The Dorset Rambler.

If you would like to contact me, my details are on my website which is http://www.yarrowphotography.com – comments and feedback are welcomed.

All photographs, poems and words in this blog are the copyright of The Dorset Rambler and must not be reproduced without permission.

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8 Responses to “Beneath the Tree”

  1. sandraconner June 9, 2013 at 10:04 pm #

    Oh, it is just lovely, Terry! It wraps the reader in the peace and beauty as if he were right there. Photo is terrific too — as usual.

  2. linnyjcreations June 10, 2013 at 2:07 am #

    Just beautiful. I am there in my mind, despite being a world away in Australia. Thanks.

  3. lindayarrow June 10, 2013 at 10:33 pm #

    Lovely:) both the picture and the poem.

  4. Liz and John Sanderson June 11, 2013 at 7:56 am #

    :-) Very nice Terry

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