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Updated on May 10, 2012

I Ponder Upon Such Beauty

Such Beauty is captured within nature’s gift,

The universe in her beautiful eyes he sees.

At the touch of the pearl heavens stars converse,

Creation beckons what the smiling face sees.

And, ‘mid the shrieks over the wave immerse,

He’s awe-struck at her beauty at the peak of the storm.

He smiles at the silence of the moon;

Watching over them mysteriously

Burning brightness illuminates the scenic view,

Such beauty exposed, he sighs, seeking refuge in silence.

Breathlessly he withdraws from the orchard’s golden bloom,

The trees wave, the night had her dream, as the stars dim.

By Leokadia Durmaj

Copyright© 16th May 2010



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      Leokadia Durmaj 6 years ago

      Dear Joseph, your wonderful comment is very much appreciated, thank you! The rose a symbol of love, nature's perfect gift, as is all of creation.

      Sending blessings always, Lee

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      Joseph S. Spence, Sr. 6 years ago

      Splendid, this is just splendid!!! I like the flow of the words and the delivery of the message. The rose really sets the poem apart with its visual impact.

      Great job!

      Blessings always,


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      Leokadia Durmaj 6 years ago

      Dear Nancy, you are a wonderful poet and friend, thank you for your kind comment. I believe I was given the gift of life for a reason, to touch as many hearts and souls through my poetry that I can.

      Sending blessings, love and hugs, Lee

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      Nancy Adair Childers 6 years ago

      such writing brings so much joy to people.

      to a poet with so much talent, from a poet

      who is still trying to be one.:-)

      love and hugs, Nancy

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      Leokadia Durmaj 6 years ago

      Thank you Daveda, I appreciate your kind comment. I do believe that poetic words are such a beautiful gift, they capture the heart and soul and set the spirit free. Every poet brings to life that which they hold dear in their hearts. Their art evolves in breathtaking imagery. Paintings each reader has the pleasure to see.

      Love and hugs, Lee

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      Daveda Gruber 6 years ago from Hermitage PA USA

      You could always capture your reader with beautiful word usage Lee. It was my pleasure to read this poem today.

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      Leokadia Durmaj 6 years ago

      I feel so dearly blessed and I wish to thank you all sincerely, for being so kind and reading my poem. Your comments I will treasure always. Sending blessings,love and many hugs, Lee

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      Rick Vella 6 years ago

      What a beautifully captivating and imaginative poem. The imagery encompasses so much of nature's beauty and I am left in awe. This poem makes me appreciate the precious gifts of nature we are blessed with and it was wonderful how your powerful words heightened my senses to imagine and appreciate such beauty. Love your work, Mum!

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      Jan Henson 6 years ago

      How lovely, Lee, such a wonderful tribute to nature's glory. Long may your poetic words shine...Jan xx

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      Leokadia Durmaj 6 years ago

      Thank you dear friends, your kind and loving words touch my heart, your kindness I will never forget. I am grateful for every comment I have read and I wish you all of you the very best. Sending blessings and love and lots of hugs, Lee

      Poetry is a gift of words that captures the imagination of both the poet and the reader, creates amazing images through thoughts. I hope that many more will read all the wonderful poetry that will come to be on this HubPage.

      May your days be filled with sunshine always, and your nights with sweetest dreams.

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      Christina G 6 years ago

      Good job Ms L another master piece to add to the list

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      Ruth Thomas 6 years ago

      Lee...that waa absolutely actually gave me goosebumps. You see so much beauty in the world, Lee..and thank you so much for opening our eyes to it...Love and hugs, dear friend...Ruth

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      Jonathan 6 years ago

      Lee, this is a lovely write, enjoyed reading, it was a pleasurete read,

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      Gillian Tindale 6 years ago

      I loved the poem. It reminded me that we live in a world of wonder and nature. Sometime we forget all the beauty around us with all that goes on in the world. Thanks for reminding me that life is good

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      Erich J. Goller 6 years ago

      That's a beautiful colorful poem Lee, well written, I enjoyed reading it.Hugs! Erich

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      Leokadia Durmaj 6 years ago

      I appreciate your lovely comment Vinod, thank you so much. It was kind of you to stop by and read my poem.

      Take care always, Lee

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      Leokadia Durmaj 6 years ago

      Thank you Bob for everything, you are a kind and caring man with a heart of gold. I appreciate all you have done for me regarding the HubPage. Wishing you a wonderful day. your friend always, love Lee

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      Vinod Madhok 6 years ago

      In the beauty of nature, we find traces of heaven...if there is a paradise its in the bosom of nature...thanks Lee for sharing this beauty!

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      rOBERT hEWETT SR. 6 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      Beautiful poem Lee, from a wonderful poet. Thanks for participating in my Poem of the Day hubs. Bob