Evening Bliss

Evening Bliss

The air is sweet.

The night is chill.

Gentle breezes stir,

Wander where they will.

Flames leap and dance

In the bonfire's glow,

Shadows sway faintly

In sensuous show.

Bright twinkling stars

Adorn velvet sky.

Evening awe whispers,

Muse secretly sigh.

The moon, plump and full,

Peeks through the trees.

Her pale satin shimmer

A soft, playful tease.

There's a presence of power

Alive in the air,

Coaxing my spirit

From worry and care.

To know for a moment

Such glory and bliss

Is to capture and cherish

God's own tender kiss.

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A M Werner 7 years ago from West Allis

Beautiful poem. Always inspirational.

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Karen Russell 7 years ago


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tnderhrt23 7 years ago Author

Karen, thank you! It was one of those moments by the fire that inspired!

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Elyse Eaton 7 years ago

I especially like your description of the shadows. Lovely.

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tnderhrt23 7 years ago Author

Thank you, Elyse! I so appreciate you taking the time to read my work!

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Russ Baleson 7 years ago from Sandhurst, United Kingdom

Aaaaaaaaaah, you paint such a beautiful picture. Lovely!!! Russ

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tnderhrt23 7 years ago Author

Thank you, Russ, it was a beautiful moment!

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jazzminey 7 years ago

I felt I was at the fire enjoying the evening bliss.

AuthorLMS 7 years ago

wow, that was great! Thanks for sharing. I live poems like yours very inspiring indeed.

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tnderhrt23 7 years ago Author

Many thanks Jazz and Author. I so appreciate your feedback.

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epigramman 6 years ago

if nature is a gift to you - then you are also a gift to nature - and to us - your faithful readers ......

my favorite time of day or night here by my lake of Erie is what I call the twilight or the magic hour where the light is on the wane (I also call it the mellow hour) and that time is between 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm in our Canadian summer!

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nighthag 6 years ago from Australia

the more of your poems I read, the more i am impressed

again beautiful

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tnderhrt23 6 years ago Author

Many thanks, epigramman and nighthag! I am humbled by such feedback from writers I consider to be such great talent!

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epigramman 6 years ago

..and the bliss is here in all of its poetic glory!!!

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