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A Day In the Life of a Starcrossed Soul

Updated on November 26, 2012
Leaf in the Roaring Water
Leaf in the Roaring Water | Source

What can I relinquish to you

On this heaven sent, spectacular day?

The sky is filled with a kaleidoscope

Of luminous colors enveloping the bay.


The silence is yet to burst forth

Into the sounds of morning’s afterglow;

Each life on our earth will awaken

And partake of the fresh water’s flow.


Leaves fall from life’s ever hopeful tree

And ride on the strong current

They embark on a new journey

Exactly the way that nature meant.


There is a gentle rain to help guide

The sustenance of spring’s youthful life.

The water is nature’s melody

Purely a song devoid of earthly strife.


Grasp hard and fast and show mere mortals

The way of the simple woodland.

Protect those who know not what is beyond

The trials and tribulations averting God’s caressing hand.


May we all awaken the following morn

To be thankful for what we have shared

With the innocent creatures all around us,

And no crosses have been beared.


A simple life is all that is needed

To make every beast a burdenless child.

Happiness is the fruitful simplicity

Of the silent, innocent and wild.

Raccoon, one of the Innocents
Raccoon, one of the Innocents | Source

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    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      gamby, I truly appreciate your kind words. Thanks so much for your vote of confidence.

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      gamby79 

      6 years ago

      I do believe this poem is my new favorite of yours. Heartfelt and beautifully written. A truly wonderful poem.

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      You really think so, unknown spy? I don't consider myself much of a poet.

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      Not Found 

      6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      wonderful Deb! love your pic of leaf in roaring water. amazing poem

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Thanks, Slossom. Nature is the finest thing that I can think about.

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Thanks, mhatter. That is a big deal coming from The Poetry King.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      6 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      A simple life enjoying nature is a wonderful thing to dream about. I loved your poem and the photos.

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      Martin Kloess 

      6 years ago from San Francisco

      Very impressive, my friend. Very impressive.

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Thanks, Joyce! I need to get more mammal pictures, but they just haven't been out there. I'm still trying to see a live armadillo.

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Hey, Perry! I don't write much poetry, as you know, so I just had to do it.

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Thanks, Johan. The poem just hit me yesterday afternoon, so I had to take the time to get it down.

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      Joyce Haragsim 

      6 years ago from Southern Nevada

      I enjoyed your wonderful poem all about nature which is all so truly amazing. The little raccoon looks adorable except for those big claws that could cause a big OUCH!

      Voted up and beautifully interesting, Joyce.

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      Thomas Silvia 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi my friend, love your beautifully written poem, really loved the raccoon photo .

      Vote up and more !!!

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      Perry the Cat 

      6 years ago from Mouskin, Texas

      Bravo. I am (nearly) speechless.

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      Johan Smulders 

      6 years ago from East London, South Africa

      Great poem!

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Coffeegginmyrice, you hit the nail on the head. I cherish all nature each and every day and thank my lucky stars that I am so near it.

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 

      6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      I simply love your poem! All nature created by one Almighty is all precious that Man MUST learn to admire, accept, cherish, nurture and respect...then, man and animals will live in harmony sharing earth's bounty. Thanks for a beautifully composed poem!

    • aviannovice profile imageAUTHOR

      Deb Hirt 

      6 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Thanks, Moonlake. Once in a great while, I take the plunge and do a piece of poetry when the mood strikes. Glad that you thought that the photos suited it, too.

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      moonlake 

      6 years ago from America

      Beautiful poem enjoyed it. Your photos are perfect. Voted up.

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