~Evening Beauty~

Sun
through the trees
soft…
and caressing

Gentle wind
rippling…
and teasing
eager young leaves

Birds
tucking in for the night
juicy worms…
for babies

And the cat
with his bell
ambling along…
dreams of a soft
place to sleep
bringing him home

Delights of cooking
wafting on the breeze
awakens memories
of other times

Mother Nature slows
her pulse…
flora and fauna
follow Her example

Ssshhh…

Sweet dreams

~Icinia~
c 2010

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About Icinia

Icinia McIntosh has been writing all of her life. One of her cherished childhood memories is the feeling of absolute joy derived from writing a story...not only the sheer pleasure of putting thoughts on paper, but the knowledge that her words would be read, and enjoyed, by others was intoxicating indeed. Today, Icinia writes mostly poetry, with the occasional foray into the realm of short stories. Icinia McIntosh was born and raised in Canada and still makes her home there.
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7 Responses to ~Evening Beauty~

  1. Scent of my heart says:

    Greetings! How r u?

    You are invited to join our potluck week 13 at Jingle Poetry : http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/

    Write a poem fitting our week 13 theme (Dreams, Visions, Reveries), post it, and link in to our potluck, you are also allowed to link in unrelated poems. we are open Sunday, 8pm, American central time.

    We have had so much fun having you last week. I cannot wait seeing you on coming Monday again.

    Let me know if you have questions.

    Have A Weekend As Graceful As Your Writing!

    xoxox

  2. Scent of my heart says:

    Nice, sweet as dreams can be!

  3. Purvi says:

    Delightful seasonal penning!

  4. jackjericho says:

    This is a truly wonderful piece Icinia. Thanks for sharing this one. I like the brief break/pause on “Mother Nature slows … her pulse”

  5. Jingle says:

    welcome to Jingle Poetry…

    you words bring us peace and comfort here,
    perfect entry.
    Cheers!
    xxx

  6. dasuntoucha says:

    Pleasant and peaceful piece…nicely done.

  7. fiveloaf says:

    so quietly quietly you trod on this poem- i can hear the silence actually! nice!

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