True Beauty Shines Through.

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There is much sadness in the world today and there is not a person alive who hasn't felt the pains of life through one reason or another.

I know I have but by today I have learnt to look beyond this veil and to bask in the beauty which is still here.

Today's song choice is a beautiful Welsh love song 'Tami' sung by Mary Hopkin. I think that Mary sang this back in the 70s and I love the purity in her voice. As pure as the love of nature in all its splendour.

I hope you enjoy today's hub.

Rictameter: So White.

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So white

Sweet innocence

A sweet virginal hue

The Delphiniums for me sweet blooms

Snowdrops heads bow low with a bashful glance

Sweet Scented Night stock I so love

The soft snow covers all

Each tender flake

So white.

Rictameter:Green Hues.

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Green hues

Line all meadows

Caresses baby birds

Prickly stems protect each gorse bloom

The gentle forms of each hill and mountain

The grasses glisten with dewdrops

A dark shadow will blend

Those magical

Green hues.

Freeverse: A Touch Of The Blues.

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If ever you feel

a touch of the blues

choose carefully

sifting

listening

deciding

before that very final choice.

Walk over the luscious

carpet of

velvety

blues.

Blossoms

so rare

so welcomed

by

my beating heart.

Feel that softness

and

a sweet scent

as it softly protrudes

carresses

around each

bare toe;

a wonder so rare so blessed.

Each newborn dawn

awakens;

our heartbeats

so soft

so willing and

so caressed.

Petals often

close to protect

from within,

new dawns

opens those

petals so fragile

and yet

so strong.

The bees awaken

for their

nectar filled days ;

the sunrise

a magical charm

from above,

into our hearts

entwined with

love,

hope

and

promises so rare.

I walk forward

and

with

each sweet step

my mind so refreshed

to feel emotions so new ;

to learn lessons

in an innocense

so pure

and

so tender.

The blues to me

are

Mother Nature's blue charms,

sent to show me my way;

Not a colour of darkness

and tears

but a colour of hope

of love,of promises

I hold dear

and

cherish .

Those clear

blue lessons of love.





Rictameter: Sunshine.

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Sunshine

So warms my heart

Daffodils beautiful

A Poached Egg Plant paves each new way.

Yellow blooms of the Gorse softens each stem

The Sunflower stands majestic

Each resembling Summer

My heart doth love

Sunshine.





Rictameter: So Pink.

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So pink

Full of mischief

The wondrous Petunia

The Rose with its touch of velvet

Each Lupin soars to the heavens above

The Rhododendrons reminisce

A Carnations sweet kiss

Full of sweet joys

So pink.

Haiku: Sweet Circles Of Life.

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Those three little words

Each raindrop doth compel us

To say 'I love you '!!


The rain not so bleak

Beautiful hues magnify

Each raindrop so bright.


Each raindrop glistens

Emphasising woven webs

Winking and twinkling.


Those rippling puddles

Fill each being with happy thoughts

Sweet circles of life.

Haiku: Heartfelt Rainbows.

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The land of rainbows

Somewhere for you and me

Blue skies embracing.


Dreams of being in love

Once upon a star so true

Moonbeams found their way.


That sad clinging veil

Flies away on sweet breezes

Each heart to embrace.


Beauty to treasure

Unconditional wonders

From this heart of mine.






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I hope you have enjoyed today's hub and I wish you all a wonderful day.

Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

Eddy.

© 2014 Eiddwen

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sujaya venkatesh 2 years ago

chweet click ed


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Jodah 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

Beautiful words, images and song Eddy. Well done. Have a great day.


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bravewarrior 2 years ago from Central Florida

My favorite here is the Touch of the Blues. So poetically beautiful, Eddy. I love the blue and purple in the last photo collage. This page is full of color and joy!


DJ Anderson 2 years ago

Your joy overflows into musical words of charm and delightful verse.

Eddy, you are an inspiration to me.

Thank you,

DJ.


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suzettenaples 2 years ago from Taos, NM

Eddy: I love your poetry, especially the haiku. They are exquisite. You are so right, we have to look past the sadness and see the beauty in this world. You commune so well with nature. The images in your poetry are beautiful. Your hubs are always so full of optimism and your 'corner of Wales' is fortunate to have you. Have a wonderful day!


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

Your poetry has grown so beautiful over the two years that I have known you....it has matured and taken on new hues. Well done my dear friend.

love,

billy


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The Examiner-1 2 years ago

I just had an idea Eiddwen - have you ever thought of teaching poetry?

About your poem. It was great! I was going to listen to the video while I read it. I thought that I had never heard of Mary Hopkin - Tami, until the song started. Then I realized that I had heard it in English. When they sang it in Wales I just sat back and listened with a small smile which slowly grew a bit.

I also enjoyed the words of your poem and realized that I learn from each poem (of yours) that I read. Keep this up, you are doing good.

Kevin


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

I particularly enjoyed your "blue" poem. Have a great day.


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kidscrafts 2 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

It's always nice to read you and because of the time difference, I often read your poem in the morning.... what a great way to start my day!

I love the song you chose! Great work on the pictures also :-)

Have a beautiful day, Eddy!


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you sujaya and your comment so appreciated.

eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

As always Jodah its a great pleasure to see you've called by and left a great comment. Enjoy your day .

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Sha as always your comment is so greatly appreciated and here's to so many more hubs for us both to hare on here.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Oh DJ your comment touches me greatly and you are so welcome. Have a wonderful day .

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you also Suzzette and ypur comment warmly appreciated. Have a great day my friend.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Oh Billy how lady luck must have been looking down on me the day I found HubPages almost four years ago .Through this amazingly warm community my writing has taken me on a wondrous journey. I have realised my love of photography but more than this I have found me and the life long friends I have made I will treasure eternally.

Thank you Billy so sincerely for being one of these.

Have a great day.

Eddy.


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tillsontitan 2 years ago from New York

Tami's in love! What a lovely choice to go with your beautiful words. I voted useful because reading these lovely poems is enough to cheer you on a drab winter day.

Also voted up, awesome, and beautiful.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Kevin your supportive comments are taken on board and you have certainly given me something to think about here. Although you are one of my newest followers I already treasure our friendship.I wish you a great day and thank you again.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much FlourishAnyway ;your comment as always so greatly appreciated.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much for all your loyal support Joelle and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Mary as always thank you so much for each and every comment which are so greatly appreciated. I wish you a wonderful day my friend.

Eddy.


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

Counting Haiku syllables and suggestions:

"Somewhere for you and [for] me" (seven syllables)

"Dreams of being in love" [Dreams of love that lasts.] (fivc syllables)

I felt the power of your poems, their link to colors, and their positive look at life, and I felt that the short lines made each phrase so much more powerful. You have a special talent you can thrill at prayerfully accepting and magnifying as you have done here.

I found these lines especially memorable imagery:

"Feel that softness

and

a sweet scent

as it softly protrudes

carresses

around each

bare toe;"

A mindful start to my new day.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you Perspycacious for your constructive criticism which is so appreciated and I take on board. I am so glad a great writer as yourself found enjoyment from my poems. here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

eddy.


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breakfastpop 2 years ago

Your work is sensual, beautiful and unforgettable. Reading your beautiful words along with this lovely song was a treat. Up, beautiful and awesome.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Oh breakfastpop your words are so appreciated and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

eddy.


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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

True Beauty Shines Through has so much of truth the greatness around us makes the beauty so worthwhile.


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Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago

Eddy, this is breath taking, together with the beauty of your words.

Voted up, +++ and shared


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

A true gift of richness to our world, thank you


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Harishprasad 2 years ago from India

Love of nature is so beautifully expressed in this poem that one gets mesmerized while reading it. Eiddwen, I loved reading it and the pictures are just fantastic and very pretty.


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Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

Absolutely beautiful Eddy, and the blue is my favourite, its my colour so to speak! but all of your poems are outstanding, wonderful! have a great evening, nell


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janetwrites 2 years ago from Georgia country

So wonderful poems. I really enjoyed reading them together with this beautiful Welsh song. True beauty shines through your words.


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jhamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

Eddy, thank you for your words, they have brought me joy this morning. Jamie


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much DEE and enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Sharyn so nice to see you've called by and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

You are so welcome Eric.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Harishprasad and I now look forward to reading so many of your hubs also.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Nell thanks and here's wishing you a great evening too. Love from Wales(across the border).

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Your comment is greatly appreciated janetwrites.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

You are so welcome Jamie and here's wishing you a great day.

eddy.


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DeborahNeyens 2 years ago from Iowa

Such a lovely hub to read on this gloomy, snowy day in Iowa. It gives me hope that the colors of spring will be coming soon.


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b. Malin 2 years ago

Eddy, you are such a Wonderful Poet...It's been a rainy day here in Florida Land, but mind you I'm NOT complaining...For Lovely Hub has brought a Smile to my Face. Voted UP dear friend, VOTED UP & BEAUTIFUL!


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AudreyHowitt 2 years ago from California

Beautiful Eddy! Especially the first piece--there is something haunting about it--


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Victoria Lynn 2 years ago from Arkansas, USA

I love all the colors and all the beautiful images and words that go with them!


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Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

Superb poetry dear Eddy! The beauty in your heart is obvious in the words you write and share here. Love the video, so beautiful and pure.

Up and more and sharing.

Blessings,

Faith Reaper


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The Stages Of ME 2 years ago

Dear Eddy

So nice to see the beautiful colors both in your words and in your pictures of this hub. The cold circles around us but your words bring us to the warmth inside a beautiful heart.

Blessings to you always :)


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Bishop55 2 years ago from USA

Your poetry speaks from the heart and it's lovely.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Deborah and enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Your comment b.Malin is so appreciated.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Audrey.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Your comment is greatly appreciated Victoria and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much as always faith.

Love from Wales.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

It is so nice to see you've stopped by The Stages Of Me and here's to wishing you a great day.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Bishop.

Have a great day.

Eddy.


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Vellur 2 years ago from Dubai

Beautifully expressed, great pictures. Lovely, wonderful poems. Great write. Voted up and awesome!!


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Vellur your comment is greatly appreciated.

Eddy.


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rebeccamealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

What a beautiful set of poems, inspiring and nicely illustrated.


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Lisa Luv 2 years ago from Conneticut, USA

So Creative, wonderful and joy filled!!! voting up and sharing!!!!


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LadyFiddler 2 years ago from Somewhere in the West

Hi Eddy good stuff i like your pictures too.

Do hope you have a wonderful weekend :)


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Your comment is so greatly appreciated Rebecca.

Eddy


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Lisa and here's wishing you a great day.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Your comment LadyFiddler is so greatly appreciated and enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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tobusiness 2 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Eddy, wow...you've weaved your magic so well with you words and images! Simply beautiful.

Have a great weekend.


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cat on a soapbox 2 years ago from Los Angeles

Hello Eddy,

In life there is always sadness, but the real tragedy is allowing the despair to poison the perfect gift of each new day. Your beautiful poems give us so many reasons to smile as do their inspirations from nature. Thank you!

All the best,

Cat :)


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much tobu.

Eddy.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Your comment so appreciated Cat and here's wishing you a great weekend.

Eddy.


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tlpoague 2 years ago from USA

I have enjoyed your poetry for years. I was happy to read that you have some books out. Congrats! Even though I haven't been here much and commented even less due to interruptions, I keep coming back to see old friends and loose myself in their world of writing. Thanks!


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Hi Gabby thank you so much for stopping by and here's to wishing you a great weekend.

Lots of love from Wales.

Eddy.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Loved this Eddy and great pics and music. Passing this on. Hugs.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Rasma and enjoy your day.

Eddy.


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annart 2 years ago from SW England

All the beautiful colours of nature here and you have done justice to them all. My favourites are the bold, deep yellow daffodils and the delicate primroses, along with the vibrant blues of bluebells, cornflowers and forget-me-nots. They all infuse a sense of well-being and wonder, giving us joy, making us the love the natural world, its plants and its creatures. Lovely!

May you have a beautiful day too, despite all this water!

Ann


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

As always Ann its a great pleasure to see you've called by and here's wishing you a wonderful day too.

Eddy.


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aviannovice 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Such beautiful colors are the voices in the minds of many...


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so much Deb.

Eddy.


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ologsinquito 2 years ago from USA

Beautiful thoughts and images. This is a valley of tears down here, interspersed with joys and wonders.


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Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales Author

Thank you so very much for this comment ologsinquito and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here. Enjoy your weekend.

Eddy.

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