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Fairies in My Garden at Night.

Updated on January 15, 2013

You don´t have to believe in fairies or magic....but......

Sitting alone in the quiet of the night,

Moon and stars are the only light,

I breathe in aromas of my beautiful garden.,

and try to relax once more.


Suddenly, shards of shining light,

are visible down near the gate,

I think I see lilac, pale blue and pink,

So I sit tight and I just wait.


Imagine my face as the colours get brighter

though the shades are still pastel and gentle,

I´m looking at fairies, gliding about,

my heart and my eyes nearly pop out.!



The heady aromas, the sounds of the crickets,

and FAIRIES tiptoeing in ballet like slippers.

I can hardly believe my eyes ,

What a magical, calming sight.


Satin and lace and a pert, tiny face,

turns toward me with grace,

This is no dream, this beauty serene,

A fairy´s waved magic upon me.



Was it Gold Dust that seemed to pass over me?

Fairy dust maybe, or silver. It cheers my sad heart,

lifts my spirit so high, I know I can make a new start.!

With tears in my eyes, I say ´Thank you.´


No one believes in my visit from fairies,

Yet argue they´ll not with ´New Me.´

A song in my heart , a smile on my face,

The morose, depressed soul, of her there´s no trace,

I´ll sit here again tonight with the flowers,

Waiting and hoping the fairies will come,

And if they don´t, content I´ll still be,

for last night , their job.... It was done.!

We all need a little magic in our lives, or a  little calmness at the end of a busy day.
We all need a little magic in our lives, or a little calmness at the end of a busy day.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

    Thank you manatita44.

    I shall have a look for Lorna Byrne.

    I appreciate you reading and commenting on my page.

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    manatita44 4 years ago from london

    Sweet. Do you know of Lorna Byrne? If not, you can find her easily on the net. She has written some great books and her dharma is tied up with fairies. Much peace.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Hello savanahi. Thank you for such a beautiful comment.

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    savanahl 5 years ago

    What an absolutely beautiful poem. I really enjoyed reading it. Thanks for sharing.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Pleased to meet you on hubpages, eddiecarrara.

    Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my page.

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    Eddie Carrara 5 years ago from New Hampshire

    Very cool poem, it opens the imagination to believe in something unseen. I just read another story about a fair in the forest, it is written by the hubber, moonfary. I guess fairies are coming back in style, lol. Really nice writing style, I enjoyed it very much, voted up, beautiful and interesting :)

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    WOW! I wonder what the little green light was???

    Thank you for commenting.

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    reikieffect 5 years ago

    I can relate to your beautiful poem! Once at night I went outside to throw the trash and I saw a small round green light around the bushes; as soon as I got closer it hid from me...allowed me to see it once more for one or two seconds and hid again. The word fairie came to my mind.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    You are welcome to come share my fairies, but at the moment my only visitor is Jack Frost.....

    Thank you for the wonderful comments you made here.

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    The Fastionista 5 years ago

    I love your fairies - can I come to your garden too?! :) This poem lifts my spirit - Sometimes we all need a bit of magic to brighten us. I also love how you really engage the senses here, everything from the garden's aroma to the magnificent colors of the fairies themselves - you transport the reader right to the scene. Just lovely - voted up and awesome!

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Thank you, Audrey,

    Today my garden looks more like Jack Frost has been. Not fairies.

    Take care.

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    Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

    This is a beautiful write! I guess I agree--it is uplifting!

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    I am pleased that you feel that way, Shalini.

    Hope you and your family are well.

    Take care.

    Dim.

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    Shalini Kagal 5 years ago from India

    That's so beautiful and uplifting, Dim! May fairy dust always light up your life!

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Hi there Eiddwen, or do you prefer Eddy?

    Thanks for such a sweet comment.

    Hope you also have a good day.

    Take care,

    Dim

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Thank you Sarra Garrett.

    Pleased to meet you on hubpages

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    Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

    Oh wow I loved this one Dim and here's to so many more to come.

    Take care my friend and enjoy your day.

    Eddy.

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    Sarra Garrett 5 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    GmaGoldie......Hi there,

    Thank you for taking the time to read my little poem. I´m glad you liked it.

    Your comment makes me feel we may have a lot in commom.

    Take care. Roll on Spring!!!

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    Kelly Kline Burnett 5 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin

    Delightful! As I sit here looking out to a cold snow covered garden you reminded me of spring and the beauty of my garden bench.

    I love my garden on a bright sunny day and at night - I will think of this lovely poem when I sit on my stone garden bench at night.

    My garden bench was a gift from my late husband - I wanted it because my grandparents had one. There is a romance to that bench and your poem of fairies is a symbol of the mystery that can surround an object, a tangible dream.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Thank you so much, Frank

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    Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

    Dim this was very very good :) up and awesome

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    That´s quite a greaat compliment for a writer.

    Thank you very much.

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    Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

    A delightful poem, I could almost believe I was there too.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Thank you movir master- l´m glad you you felt you were there

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    Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

    I felt I was there with you, completely absorbed in this magical sight, a wonderful poem thank you for sharing and voted up.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    How kind of you to say so, anndavis.

    Thank you for visiting my page .

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    anndavis25 5 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

    Delightful, delightful!

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    O dear.. Poor you..... Ha Ha!!!!

    Wonderful story from childhood. Thank you for relating it.

    Take care,

    Dim

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    WD Curry 111 5 years ago from Space Coast

    Other than being a very beautiful poem, this brought back memories. When we were very young, my mother gave my sister a fairy and gave me a brownie (imaginary). For most of a week, we took them with us everywhere. When we were tucked in at night, they watched over us from our pillows.

    We were driving to the store when my little sister started to annoy me with malicious provocations. I snatched her fairy and threw it out the window. To this day . . . she has not forgiven me, even though Mom drove back to get her fairy.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Dear caitmo1. Thank you for your lovely comment.

    I also love the line ...shards of light..... it´s like the beginning of the story.

    Hope the tooth fairy is still kind to you and yours.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Thank you Gaelach......

    Pleased to meet you on hubpages.

    What a fascinating name you have..!!!!

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Hi Mckbrds. That would be nice.

    Come sit beside me one night.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Deborah, dear, thank you so much.

    Adorable is such a lovely word to use.

    Thank you.

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    Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

    Annoe !!!! l am so glad you found it uplifting.

    Thank you for taking the time to visit me page and comment.

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    caitmo1 5 years ago from Lancashire England

    I love anything about fairies and enjoyed this poem. There are believers and non believers. Children especially like to believe because the Tooth Fairy will come for their teeth. I like your words "Suddenly, shards of shining light"

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    Ghaelach 5 years ago

    Wonderful poem very soothing.

    LOL Ghaelach

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    mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

    What a picture your words conjure. Think I'll just grab a seat and watch for myself.

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    Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

    this is so adorable... I love this poem... It made me smile,.. I voted up and awesome and beautiful..

    debbie

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    AnnNoE 5 years ago from Roswell, New Mexico

    Beautiful, very uplifting.