The Beautiful Things

The beautiful things

That you can't always see

They hide

Tucked away

A mystery

They are there

When you least expect them

To make you smile

To fall in love

With them

They shine and sparkle

Blur in the distance

Try hard to focus

You might catch a glimpse

They are the ones that surprise you

Lift you up

When you don't know where you are

They are the angels

That whisper in your ear

Twinkling in the sky

A thousand stars above

A thousand fireflies way up high


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SubRon7 2 years ago from eastern North Dakota

One of your very best, Caroline!


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carolinemd21 2 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Jim. :)


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Ericdierker 2 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

Thank you that is just beautiful and a pleasure to read and experience.


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btrbell 2 years ago from Mesa, AZ

Beautiful! Thank you!


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btrbell 2 years ago from Mesa, AZ

Beautiful! Thank you!


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

How beautiful! thanks for sharing.


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Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

your words here are a beautiful thing voted awesome :)


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

What beautiful poetry and thank you so much for sharing. Voted up.

Eddy.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

This was so very beautiful. Enjoyed.


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Perspycacious 2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

I could see you sitting there, listening to something like the videos you added, and writing these imaginings: "Try hard to focus You might catch a glimpse They are the ones that surprise you Lift you up When you don't know where you are They are the angels That whisper in your ear." Beautifully done, and a soothing read accompanied by Spiegel im Spiegel.


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carolinemd21 2 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Ericdierker, Brtbell, BlossomSB, Frank, Eiddwen, Gypsy, Perspycacious thank you so much for your kind words and reading my poem. I appreciate all of you for stopping by and taking the time to read and writing your words. :)


Kert 2 years ago

Essays like this are so important to brandeoing people's horizons.


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carolinemd21 2 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Kert. :)


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shanmarie 24 months ago from Texas

This is beautiful! I can't really say anything else bother than I love it!


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carolinemd21 14 months ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you very much Shanmarie. :)

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