Sophia White

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A Light and Fair Wind's Blowing Poem by Sophia White


Come, boy, and let us run
And soak up all this lovely sun.
Let no one dictate where we’re going,
For soft, a light and fair wind’s blowing.

The fields are gold and grand today.
They call with faerie voice and say,
“Children come, put down your sewing,
For soft, a light and fair wind’s blowing.”

Come, girl, and dance and sing,
And join our hands in merry ring.
For the world all her delights are showing,
And soft, a light and fair wind’s blowing.

The trees are tall and great with leaf.
Let us bind them up in kingly wreath.
The sky is bright, the flowers glowing
And soft, a light and fair wind’s blowing!

Submitted: Thursday, March 23, 2006

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Ben Gieske (6/22/2007 3:32:00 PM)

    Your title is so lyrical and inviting. And I like your philosophy of living.

    'Let no one dictate where we’re going,
    For soft, a light and fair wind’s blowing.'

    Truly rings with an invitation from the Appalachian Mountains. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sonny Rainshine (5/31/2006 10:43:00 AM)

    Very nice. I wish I had your facility with rhyme and meter. Every line seems natural and perfectly shaped, never forced like some rhyming verse. I find rhymed poetry the most difficult to write. Excellent work (and thank you also for your generous comment about my haiku) . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie K. Jared Hosein (3/23/2006 7:53:00 PM)

    A remarkably colourful piece about enjoying nature and everything she brings with her - to come away once in a while and just let her take a hold of you. A refreshing read.

    - K. (Report) Reply

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