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The Wind - a Poem

Updated on February 6, 2015
Lake Monroe, Sanford FL.  The wind rippling the lake.
Lake Monroe, Sanford FL. The wind rippling the lake. | Source
Sunset warming my soul
Sunset warming my soul | Source
Hawk resting in Oak tree by the side of my house.
Hawk resting in Oak tree by the side of my house. | Source


My Freedom

Lies in the Wind

And the Sun.


The Wind gently

Wraps itself around

My body


And takes me

Through this suspicious world.


The Wind envelopes me

And protects me

From the anvil

Society tries to put on my

Shoulders.


The Sun breathes

It’s Life

On me


And I’m Free.


The Wind

Doesn’t accept everyone…

Only those

Who know

It’s there.




Shauna L Bowling

Refining, Defining or Rhyming

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© 2012 Shauna L Bowling

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Love the last line my dear; that's how I feel about Mt. Rainier. Not everyone can speak to it and expect an answer. The key lies in appreciation for what is in front of you. Great poem, simplicity plus deep philosophy. My best to you on this Sunday as you prepare for another chapter in your life....love and peace always, Bill

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Thank you my friend and thank you for being the first to comment! I always look forward to your feedback. I take it you've over the drudgery of doing your taxes?!

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      I love this one and have to award my 'up up and away!!!'

      I am behind with my reading due to our Easter weekend;

      however I am catching up slowly.

      Take care and enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Thank you so much, Eddy! Coming from a beautiful poet, such as yourself, your comment means more than I can express!

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      Gerg 4 years ago from California

      I love this one, Shauna. Beautiful.

      G

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      You have no idea how much that means to me, G! I look forward to what we have to share.

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      ziyena 3 years ago from Southern Colorado

      Beautiful! UP

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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      Thank you, Ziyena. It's an honor to have you stop by!

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