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This Day's End

Updated on March 9, 2011

This Day's End

Rain is pelting the window
as I sit here upon my bed
and thoughts so philosophical
ramble about in my head.

The candle that burns at my bedside
is reflecting a warm amber glow.
Its flame is dancing, quite graceful
In a delicate sensuous show.

My heart is warm and cozy
Contentment is crooning within...
my eyes are drifting to drowsy
as the soft tug of sleep does begin.

And I bow my head for a moment
and close my eyes in prayer
as feelings of peace and fulfillment
embrace me with gentlest care.

And I pause to whisper a thank you
for the gift of another day...
and the blessings beyond my counting
that fill my spirit's cache.


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    • tnderhrt23 profile image

      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      Thank you, tumblin...glad you like it!

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      tumblintumblweed 7 years ago

      Great Job, Ms.Tnderhrt...I fell asleep as soon as I read it! Beautiful!

    • tnderhrt23 profile image

      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      Awwww...thanks Christina! that is sweet! I thank Him for you too!

      Truckstop Sally, thanks...I love candles too...they are mesmerizing and soothing too!

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      Truckstop Sally 7 years ago

      Beautiful. Loved that you included a candle in the poem (and picture). I find candles very soothing - the scent combined with the flicker . . . Thanks for sharing.

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      Christina M. Castro 7 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      You must have the most comfortable bed to make you feel this cozy. It is good to Give Thanks to the Lord. Last night I thanked Him for you!

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      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      Thank you, Vickie, for taking the time to read my work and leaving such a sweet comment. I am glad it was comforting!

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      Vickie Bovender 7 years ago from Southeastern US

      Wonderful, soothing, so nice to read at the end of a work day. Thank you for the peaceful moment.

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      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      oops! sorry, Randy! Have a great day! and Thanks!

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      Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Yea but you almost made me late for work!

    • tnderhrt23 profile image

      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      Ruby, Peace is such a gift...So glad you like it!

      Randy...I am thrilled at the effect! Bull's Eye!

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      Randy Behavior 7 years ago from Near the Ocean

      This was like a lullaby poem. Writing poetry usually jacks me up, but reading this made me want to snuggle back down in my covers.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Aha, to be at peace just before closing one's eyes, wonderful!

    • tnderhrt23 profile image

      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      Thank you, michael! It was a peaceful moment captured in word! Take care!

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      michael ely 7 years ago from Scotland

      Hi tnderhrt23, Really good poem. Strong and vivid descriptions.


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      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      Epi, as this gal needs yours!

      Spirit Whisperer...this is all so new, and so delightful!!!

      minjin thank you so kindly!

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      Mary Jane Hardel 7 years ago from Illinois

      Wonderful, moving thoughts of a days end. Thank you.

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      Xavier Nathan 7 years ago from Isle of Man

      Peace and contentment exude from this poem. Great.

      Thank you.

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      epigramman 7 years ago

      ....well when it comes to epi's day's end - he needs Ms.

      M's writing in his life .........

    • tnderhrt23 profile image

      tnderhrt23 7 years ago

      My friend, it is a new experience for me, as well, which is why, perhaps this came. I kinda like it! LOL! Hugs!

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      bbnix 7 years ago from Southern California

      Not much calms this impatient, city bound soul of mine, but this enticing poem does just that. A very unusual feeling to be at peace with the world. I like it, although a bit off balance.

      Once again you guide through a new life experience my friend...


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