FOOD FOR HEARTY MINDS

Valley of Life

Earth and water are fashioned to be,

A creative semblance that unlocks the key,

With a brandish; cutting the bands of serenity free,

Leniently possessed by the roots of a binding degree.

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The stream is flowing in a hushed tone,

Laying the steadfast water set in stone,

The vacillating tendrils ashore is sewn,

Bearing the rhythm of the ripple zone.

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When yellow and blue shades strike as so true,

The green doesn’t take away from the surreal hue,

Entangled in harmony and hard to undo,

With crystal clear intent that soaks the dew.

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Glory has ensued; thus it shall live on,

The temptress stream enveils the land that’s forlorn,

Charmingly caressing it as the earth is reborn,

While harvesting in mesmeric beauty that it leaps to don.

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Life is at its unfettered best in this scene,

Indulging in an indolence that is uniquely clean,

Snaking through bends to discover a fresher green,

The grass is always greener for all to be seen.

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59 responses

  1. This is beautiful, from beginning to end, very enjoyable.

    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/

    April 19, 2011 at 2:27 am

  2. impressed,
    wow.

    vivid and magical capture of life as a valley,
    A++

    April 19, 2011 at 2:45 am

  3. so wonderful! i love the way you write!

    April 20, 2011 at 1:38 am

  4. Incredibly beautiful.

    April 20, 2011 at 2:27 am

  5. nice…love the meandering stream and you create a nice flow with your rhyme scheme…

    April 20, 2011 at 2:40 am

  6. The first two lines caught me. Soulful.

    Through the rest of the poem, I thought the rhyme were a little limiting.

    April 20, 2011 at 3:19 am

    • Thanks Dheepikaa for your appreciation and feedback.Will work on my style:)

      April 24, 2011 at 9:22 am

  7. Invite you to join poets rally week 42,

    Bless you, your absence is missed.

    Keep up the excellence.

    You Rock!
    xx

    let me know if you wish to take the perfect poet award for week 41..thanks a great deal.

    April 20, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    • Thanks a lot, I’ve joined in sometime back.

      April 24, 2011 at 9:24 am

  8. welcome in…

    this is is superbly done.
    Happy Rally.

    April 21, 2011 at 1:25 am

  9. Really beautiful poem ,the images conjured up by your words are a visual treat indeed.The first para is a piece of poetic genius!

    April 21, 2011 at 3:19 am

  10. It’s always so nice to visit you and read your poetry! Happy Rally!

    April 21, 2011 at 4:33 am

    • Thanks,glad u like it each time:)Keep dropping by,Happy Rally:)

      April 24, 2011 at 9:36 am

  11. The tone and pace of this has a flowing/ turning quality that matched the poem well. I really enjoyed some of your word choices and the first two lines are excellent.

    April 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    • Thanks McGee,glad you like the structure and tone:)

      April 24, 2011 at 9:38 am

  12. beautiful poem……

    April 21, 2011 at 1:25 pm

  13. Julian Javier the Cyber Mushroom

    fantastic! really a magical piece! i enjoyed reading it!

    April 21, 2011 at 1:55 pm

  14. Gorgeous! Beautiful photo, too.

    April 21, 2011 at 2:01 pm

  15. Another beautiful monorhyme versed poem that I enjoyed very much. :) Thank you.

    My Post Is Here

    April 21, 2011 at 2:37 pm

  16. This poem perfectly illustrates the photo. Nice work.

    http://www.kimnelsonwrites.com/2011/04/21/unrelated/

    April 21, 2011 at 4:41 pm

  17. Perfectly done. Loved the imagery for this.

    April 22, 2011 at 12:47 pm

  18. Lovely poem.., beautifully written.

    April 24, 2011 at 4:27 am

  19. Beautiful poem! Kudos to nature.
    A lovely picture too!

    April 24, 2011 at 1:01 pm

  20. Thanks for linking..

    You Rock!

    A++
    :)

    Happy Sunday.

    April 25, 2011 at 2:13 am

  21. Absolute harmony of colors, senses and rhymes…That’s what true poetry is.Thanks for sharing:)

    April 25, 2011 at 3:16 am

  22. Intense n powerful!
    Expressed very beautifully!

    Many hugs x

    April 25, 2011 at 8:13 am

  23. “Entangled in harmony and hard to undo”…splendid line Vishwas:)

    April 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm

  24. striking imagery ~ absolutely beautiful!

    April 27, 2011 at 4:08 am

  25. reading it out loud…fluid…i esp. like the last line

    April 27, 2011 at 8:04 am

  26. Vivid…

    Here is my one shot:
    diamonte

    April 27, 2011 at 4:55 pm

  27. Interesting rhyme pattern and mediation on the image

    April 27, 2011 at 10:01 pm

  28. moondustwriter

    loved the way you flowed through this piece with the river

    beautiful combo!

    April 28, 2011 at 12:35 am

  29. Beautifully written!

    May 2, 2011 at 10:13 pm

  30. Wow,, That is awesome!!

    May 14, 2011 at 7:16 am

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