ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Day in the Woods

Updated on September 12, 2017


My visit to the wooded tract always a favorite of mine,

The quiet solitude I find gives me a peace hard to find.

That occasional chirp or hoot adds to the feeling of joy,

This fine sanctuary I've found, my stressed life I employ.


The rare deer that slips by my side, the wild birds I see,

Help build enjoyment I feel, as I'm counting every tree.

The sweet scent of wild flowers, that of pines and of soil,

Bring a richness to the scene, help release my life of toil.



Happy squirrels and chipmunks all play, up in trees and below,

Such a wonderful environ in which to be alive, this it does show.

Flights of butterflies and bees all gather there, just to socialize,

Every bad thought once a part of me is gone, as away it all flies.


Turtles rambling and frogs jumping in the creek, to my surprise,

A world of beauty now to be my own, there right before my eyes.

Then a delightful breeze greets my nose, reminding me of home,

Back in the times of my growing up, was before my urge to roam.



As each step taken is all so treasured in my visit to the wood,

Moments spent to await in my mind, as each one so should.

Upon my return to those busy days, working for powers to be,

All the while, I'll keep in my thoughts, of my own sweet journey.


I'll always return to those precious woods, walking every trail,

They'll be there in my dreams at night, to find without any fail.

Creatures to greet, every sighting my own, never to be erased,

Only a sign that there's truly a God, for us all to be so graced.


***************************************************************************

all rights reserved and protected under copyright laws 2017

***************************************************************************

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      10 months ago from United States

      Thank you my friend. Blessings. whonu

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      10 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most delightful poetry and wonderful drawings.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      10 months ago from United States

      Thank you, my friend, and have a blessed day. whonu

    • MsDora profile image

      Dora Weithers 

      10 months ago from The Caribbean

      May beautiful visuals in your poem. Enjoyable!

    • Michael-Milec profile image

      Michael-Milec 

      10 months ago

      One closest walk through the Garden of Eden present days. Thank you whonunuwho taking your reader along the rare experience spending time in peaceful in the presence of the Creator, God there Almighty.

      Peace and blessings.

    • cat on a soapbox profile image

      Catherine Tally 

      10 months ago from Los Angeles

      What a delight! I couldn't agree more:) Thank you for sharing your paintings as well.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      10 months ago from United States

      Amen to that my friend. Many blessings to you and yours. whonu

    • Ericdierker profile image

      Eric Dierker 

      10 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      So beautiful friend.

      Yahoo my back is better and I will be walking in nature in just a few hours.

      You really did an excellent job here. I echo the beauty and tranquility.

    • vocalcoach profile image

      Audrey Hunt 

      10 months ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      I picture heaven much like the wooded forest with animals and critters of all kinds roaming freely. Your poem is a perfect description and the photos are so amazing. I'll be moving to such a place next week (not heaven, the woods) :) Thank you.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)