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Sweet Blessing (poem)

Updated on June 19, 2013

Sweet blessing of the morning’s gentle dawn

Bright blossom of the glories of the day

Please teach this heart the proper words to say

So dreams and lovers’ themes may carry on


The winds of wonder wait to whirl away

To blissful stream where promised hope is drawn

Bright beauty which this world now waits upon

Sweet answer which a wish has sent my way


What use the empty scent which once I knew

Mere timeless gloom which oft would end with rain


How meaningless the moments I passed through

Just endless strains toward means I can’t explain


Now blessed am I to hold this kiss of you

And every dawn the bliss of your refrain


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      picklesandrufus 4 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      Your writing always puts me in a better place. Really beautiful

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      Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

      Lovely writing and enjoyable as always Mhatter. Another gem. Voted up and rated beautiful, awesome, and interesting.

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      Peg Cole 4 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Now this poem is really the basis for a great song. I loved it and the video was relaxing, beautiful and soothing. Love those beach scenes.


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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Lovely sentiments. Loved this and passing it on.

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      just a beautiful sentiment, my friend! i like you more and more and more and more, Martin - you're just good people!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Ah, The music makes this piece so beautiful. I'm swaying in my chair. Thank you...

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      Linda Crampton 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      You write beautiful poetry, Martin. Thank you for sharing this lovely poem.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Such romantic bliss and beauty in your words.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Great love poem, well done !

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      Lillian K. Staats 4 years ago from Wasilla, Alaska

      Sweet violets and Mimulus, lovely! lily

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Martin, you amaze me. How do you come up with a new brilliant poem day after day?

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      breakfastpop 4 years ago

      Beautiful piece..

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Mhatter, just perfect, a beautiful poem to take with me to dream land after a long tiring night shift.

      Always outstanding.

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      Rosemary Sadler 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      I love everything about this hub, your poem is superbly beautiful, love the image and the music, you have wonerful taste.

      Voting UP

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      Farhat 4 years ago from Delhi

      o, i love this lovely love poem!

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A wonderful and insightful poetry, the picture keeps me dreaming thanks

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      travmaj 4 years ago from australia

      Lovely poem - beautiful words - thank you

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      Jim Higgins 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      Another beautiful love poem, Michael!

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Such a sweet blessing to read your "Sweet Blessing." I love the title and the sweet blessing of a poem!!! Sweet picture too, of course and lovely enchanting music. I love that, "teach this heart the proper words to say."

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless. Have sweet dreams. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Janhorner 4 years ago

      Such sweetness comes out in this poem. Love the pic. Voted up,