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Life's Playground.

Updated on January 11, 2014

Good day one and all ;well what a beautiful sunny day we have and after so much bad weather it is so very welcome I can assure you.

One of the greatest pleasures in my life is to watch my grandchildren playing with their laughter echoing all around.

However playgrounds are not just for little ones oh no life has its very own playground for us adults too.

Simply allow that child in you to arise and look at the word around with a different view. I hope you enjoy today's hub.

Acrostic: Life's Playground.

Life's playground
I share with thee
Flowing into eternity
Endless treasures
Sweet impressions
x
Pretence ne'er allowed
love so sweetly
a time to share
young at heart
gyrating to life's musical joys
reflections of mirth
oh how wondrous life is
under that moon of love
never ending playmates
dare to laugh, dare to live.

Rhyme: Sometimes.

Source
Sometimes the world won't smile
Sometimes the sea doesn't flow
Sometimes the sun doesn't shine
My pain I do not show.
-xx-
Sometimes the birds don't sing
Sometimes they don't even fly .
Sometimes rainbows won't shine
My heart just will not cry.
-xx-
Sometimes stars don't twinkle
Sometimes the moon is sad.
Sometimes shadows just linger.
My heart sees all that's bad.
-xx-
Today that darkness did lift
Today my vision so clear
Today my voice rejoices
My heart now holds no fear.

Freeverse:Colours heartfelt.


My colours hearfelt
Each union so charged with love
Learn from my spirit.
The seas of my life.
I give you the sea
To mend each sad and torn heart
It's soothing balm heals.
Magical beauty.
Awesome hues excite
The winds of change do entice
Trust and you will win.

My songbird I give to you.
Beautiful magic
That songbird's magnetised tune
Fills all hearts with joy.
Purity.
As white as the snow
Origins so very deep
True virginal heart.
Winds.
Many winds disturb
But they will never conquer
Each so strong spirit.
Heartbeats.
Shimmering heartbeats
Each beat like cupid's arrow
Will work their magic.

Rhyme: The Stars So Serene.

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The stars are so serene
In the sky by night.
They shine so clearly
And make my world bright !!

x
The moon works her magic
And charms us all.
Each and every night
it's magic does fall.


x

The sun shines warmly
In the sky each day.
It keeps my heart happy
Come what may.

x

The soft clouds embrace
Softening each day.
They look warm and cosy
Cushioning my way.

x


The skies are so blue
And makes my heart sing.
We must be thankful
For each joy it does bring.

x

My world is so fulfilled
My days are so joyous.
I thank for each gift
That is free and wondrous.


x


Look upwards to the angels
And thank for each day.
Put your faith in their care
And they will light your way.

Rhyme:Nature's Paintbrush.

Nature stroked a paintbrush
Onto a canvas so bare
The world she created
And gave to us to share.
x
First the green grass
So soft and with ease
Next are the trees
Waving in the breeze.
x
Now the blue skies
So clear and so blue
The cotton wool clouds
How beautiful she drew.
x
She then scattered raindrops
Around the bright sun
With a wondrous rainbow
Her work nearly done.
x
Above that rainbow
A heavenly sight
Angels with wings
So pure in white.
x
Man's greed took over
To turn the skies grey
Let's begin again
Simply follow Nature's way.

Freeverse: To The Land Of Roses.


Please follow me
to my land of red roses.
Blooms bewitch 
my heart.
My soul sings 
out loud
my spirit so complete
the door to 
my life 
wide open
never will I be closed;
locked and no intrusion.
My spirit also shines
 in magical glory
each nook and crevice, 
softened so freely !!
Each path
once so pitted
so crumbled,
today lie under
petals of
 the angels.
No more heavy
 hearts
 to follow
to
 take that hushed tone
 and a heart so full,
innocent and true.
 A sweet 
and 
unassuming
 strength ; 
life's paths 
a little gentler.
Life's trees 
will sway
into the breeze !!
Reminds me 
of a rope ladder 
swaying to and fro;
 up and down.
At times
 a slow and 
gentle tempo;
at others ; 
strong and heartfelt.
Tempestuous,
unsteady
and in an
almost
pure blend
flowing,
growing
in true form .
A strong
 and pure 
heart 
surrender not.
The storm once more
 fading in stillness,
tones hushed protected
The storm brings forth
a Garden of Eden,
each surrounding 
magical gem
colours of beauty
gently travel 
over a canvas so bleak
and so untouched!
Let us travel ;
I will lead you
to your destiny
and into 

the Earth's beauty
you will tenderly
 and 
softly blend

into life's playground.

Source

I hope you all enjoyed today's world through the eyes of that child which is within us all.

Have a wonderful weekend and lots of love from Wales.

Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much AUPADHYAY for this great comment and I shall certainly look up your links.

      Eddy.

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      ANIL KUMAR UPADHYAY 3 years ago from INDIA, UTTAR PRADESH STATE, KANPUR CITY

      Eddy, your creation is really great. The way by which the contents of the poem are tied up, is undoubtedly appreciable. Thanks for sharing it. Life is the topic on which I also like to write a lot. Here are some hubs on Life :-

      https://hubpages.com/literature/-THE-JOURNEY-OF-LI...

      https://hubpages.com/literature/The-passenger-of-t...

      https://hubpages.com/literature/MOMENTS-OF-JOURNEY...

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Your comment DDE is so greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Jo and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      You are so welcome Debs and I wish you a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Life's Playground is beautifully written and your work is always so interesting.

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 3 years ago

      I really enjoyed the beautiful words and the hope that the sun will shine again, and the play ground of a happy and full filling life can again, begin.

      I so much enjoyed the beautiful photos, the video and the great artistic talent you showcased here. cheers! Shared, and voted up. :-)

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Such wonderful and uplifting work. Thanks, Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Your comment so appreciated vespawoolf.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Mathira.

      Eddy.

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      vespawoolf 3 years ago from Peru, South America

      This is so liberating! There's a child in all of us--we just need to take the time to find it.

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      mathira 3 years ago from chennai

      eddy, what vibrant photos! I couldn't take my eyes off them. Your love for nature was beautifully brought forth in your poem.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you also Tom and wishing you a great weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Rasma.

      Eddy.

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      Tom Rubenoff 3 years ago from United States

      Beautiful combination of poetry and art.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. I don't know how you do it but you do it with great flair and style. Incredible and creative. Hugs.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      DR BILL

      IMKHARN

      NELLIEANNA

      PEARL

      BLOSSOM

      JODAH

      RUBY

      DAL

      MICHELLE

      VELLUR

      JAMIE.

      Thank you to each and everyone of you for taking the time to stop by and leave all your wonderful comments each one so greatly appreciated. Lots of love to you all from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Incredible Eddy, my children are what make every day amazing. Thank you for these poems. Jamie

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Beautiful, lovely poems expressing life in all it's colors. Loved all your poems. Great photos. Voted way up.

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      Michelle Liew 3 years ago from Singapore

      Life should indeed be a playground. Lovely poetry as usual, Eddy!

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      Dave 3 years ago from Lancashire north west England

      What can I add that has not already been written in these accolades you have received. Beautiful and heartfelt as always. Another piece from you that is a gem and a delight. Voted up, and beautiful. Have a great week.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      You are so gifted Eddy! Loved all your poetry and photography. You make our world wonderful with hope and faith. Thank you dear friend...

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      John Hansen 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Love these poems Eddy, especially Nature's Paintbrush. Your hubs are always so uplifting, and images divine. also no better way to start than with Louis Armstrong's 'What A Wonderful Word". Voted up.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Lovely poems and great images - how do you do it! The whole hub is a gem.

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      Connie Smith 3 years ago from Southern Tier New York State

      Dear Eddy, What a beautiful hub--through the eyes of the child within. It's a great reminder to stop and really experience all that is around us. I especially love the collage of the starry night sky and the woodland within; also the butterfly that is so free! Awesome as always, my friend ;) Pearl

      Voted Up++++

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      Nellieanna Hay 3 years ago from TEXAS

      Eddy - I love your acrostic poem for “l-i-f-e-s—p-l-a-y-g-r-o-u-n-d”! What fun!

      I love each poem, but, along with Shauna, “Nature’s Paintbrush” steals my heart, especially the first verse:

      “. . . Nature stroked a paintbrush

      Onto a canvas so bare

      The world she created

      And gave to us to share . . . “

      That is so lovely and I read it while listening to my all-time favorite rendition of “It’s A Beautiful World”! It really truly IS! Of course, your lovely, creative, cheering graphics are a delight, as well!

      Your poetry just gets better and better!

      Thank you and my votes for this!

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      Karen Silverman 3 years ago

      Maximum uplift here, Eddy! Smiled from start to finish. Now...i gotta go - i'm going out with the gang to play hopscotch! lol

      Have a wonderful weekend in walesxx

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      William Leverne Smith 3 years ago from Hollister, MO

      Life IS my playground! Thanks for sharing! ;-)

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you as always Joelle for taking the time to stop by and leave another wonderful comment. Here's to wishing you a great weekend and lots of love from Wales.

      eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Tony for taking the time to stop by and leave this much appreciated comment.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Ryem and enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      I now look forward to your comments my friend especially as they come from another nature lover. I learnt so much from Mother Nature as a child and this has always stayed with me and the child to this day is never far from the surface. Here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      I like the idea of a giant playground for us adult. Life can be fun and we have to try to keep it that way as much as possible.

      Thank you for reminding us that, Eddy! It's always a pleasure to read your poetry. And as always, I love your work on the pictures :-)

      Enjoy your weekend!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Oh as always Billy your comments always mean so very much and here's to wishing you and Bev a great weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Your comment DJ as always so greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much janetwrites and enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

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      femi 3 years ago from Nigeria

      Beautiful heartfelt words, thank you for sharing.

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      Ryem 3 years ago from Maryland

      Eddy, I am so in love with your words!

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      The Examiner-1 3 years ago

      I loved the intro video, that song and the background went perfect together. As usual I also loved your images, and your words, there are no words for them. Yes there are - they were lovely. I always feel the child within me but I usually only let it out when I am watching the birds. :-)

      (Now I know where your beautiful poems com from.)

      Kevin

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      That is exactly what it feels like to me, as though God made this incredible playground just for me. I love life....life is unbelievably exciting....and I'm going to be pissed when I have to leave it all. LOL

      Have a wonderful weekend my dear friend.

      billy

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      DJ Anderson 3 years ago

      Your written words spread beauty upon a world that is in pain.

      Write on...Eddy. Write on.........

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      Janet Giessl 3 years ago from Georgia country

      Life is so much better when we see it through the eyes of that child which is within us. Again, beautiful poetry and fantastic images.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      As always Shauna a great pleasure to see you've called by.

      Enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Graham and enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      My favorite in this series of poems is Nature Stroked a Paintbrush. Your photos are so vibrant, Eddy! Thanx for brightening another gloomy Central Florida day!

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      Graham Lee 3 years ago from Lancashire. England.

      Hi Eddy. Life is so bitter sweet is it not.

      Graham.