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Let Me Drift Away

Updated on March 12, 2016

Let me drift away

when the days become lazy and slow

the warm sun beckons to me

to walk along the paths

where spring flowers bloom

through the woods where pine trees tall

reach up to the bright blue sky above

and birds trill in the trees

a happy melody


Let me drift away in contentment

smiling all the while

I’ll go forward

dreaming the dreams of yesterday

when life was so easy

and the door of childhood was still open

still the child in my heart remains

and I find the true joy

of each new spring


Let me drift away

as the river flows by

and seagulls and ducks

dance upon the waves

sparkling like tiny diamonds

in the sun

and my heart feels so much lighter

as the burdens of the harsh winter

simply melt away


Let me drift away

find the peace I am seeking

just to be one with the new coming spring

the green grass and the trees

the rocks along the roadway

each one a story to tell

while a soft breeze swishes by

playfully lifting my hair

I’m so glad I could cry


Let me drift away

like a sailboat upon the sea

the wind giving my sails wings

to behold the wondrous things all about

past majestic lighthouses

dancing upon the waves

my face turned towards the wind

knowing there will be a new adventure

just around the bend

my smile never ending

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 18 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Shauna I guess it depends on what admin looks upon as duplicate because before I post I always check and then it is hit and miss.

      You welcome Paula.

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      Paula 18 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Ahhhhhh....spectacular. This puts me in a dreamy mood to sit in the sun and drink in the sights & sounds of Nature in all it's splendor. Thanks GRL

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      Shauna L Bowling 18 months ago from Central Florida

      I was upset that your Bob Dylan hub was no longer published. I was really looking forward to it. Bummer.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 18 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      That is so true Shauna. Just thinking about it gave me the inspiration for this.

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      Shauna L Bowling 18 months ago from Central Florida

      Oh, let me drift away with you, Rasma! I love the freedom this poem sings. There's nothing like being on the water with the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. There's a peacefulness that being on the water brings like no other.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 19 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      When it comes to drifting and dreaming a great many country songs inspire. Glad you enjoyed this Manatita. Hope you're having a wonderful weekend. We had snow today.

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      manatita44 19 months ago from london

      Let me drift away, o Yes, perhaps to the land of visions and much honey. He he. Nice song from Garth Brooks.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 19 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      You welcome Eric.

      Thank you emge.

      Thank you Vellur.

      Thank you Michael.

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      DREAM ON 19 months ago

      I am enjoying your hub so much I don't want to go to work. Beautiful.

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      Nithya Venkat 19 months ago from Dubai

      Beautiful! I drifted away along with your wonderful poem and enjoyed reading.

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      Madan 19 months ago from Abu Dhabi

      What a lovely sentimental porn. Loved it

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      Eric Dierker 19 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      What a nice and pleasant piece. You took me away for a time. Thank you

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 19 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Thank you Ruby.

      You welcome Venkatachari. Glad you enjoyed it.

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      Venkatachari M 19 months ago from Hyderabad, India

      Very nice lines. The spring is so much beautiful and exciting. Thanks for sharing.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 19 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Ah, this is so romantic. I have been there. Beautiful Rasma....