Scenery of Dreams



Lifting off softly

grazing every treetop under my feet

an Autumn dance atop them

a final chance beyond them

towering trees grow smaller

as my altitude climbs higher

The mountains blend

as I ascend

The clouds, like oceans, drown me

in welcoming grey blankets

just before I plummet

to the earth in liquid form




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shades echo across this field

conflict with streaming sunlight

a ripple effect of shadows

waltzing dark and light

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air moves freely through the blades

of greener sights than ever seen,

speaking to the senses, things

still yet uncertain in their meaning

`

Particles, my platform

to oversee a city

Casually, crossing

the stretch between these buildings

`

Effortless, my flight

Limitless, my sight

as the canvas of the evening

is painted into night





© copyright Ben D.A - 2012




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BeyondMax 4 years ago from Sydney, Australia

I'd say I'm flying high but people will misunderstand me. So, I say - it's a glorious delight, brilliantly beautiful!


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Senoritaa 4 years ago

What a gorgeous view. Corcovado is perfect for this beautiful piece.


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

This is such a delight to read, feeling free with the universe..Beautiful..


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Cardisa 4 years ago from Jamaica

Hi Ben, sorry I haven't been visiting much, have been busy.

In both pieces I sense you have become one with nature as you ascend, a pity you plummeted in the first one, but they are both beautiful.


Vincent Moore 4 years ago

Beautifully expressed, I could see you soaring through the night in tune with this brilliant back drop of light as everything around you feels smaller. I enjoyed the music you chose it fit this piece really well Ben. Good work, Voted Up, awesome and beautiful my poetic friend.

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