John Knight

(8 September 1933 / Liverpool - UK)

Belles of Blue


The Scent of Bluebells brush the soul
And melt your tears away,
A gentle breeze through leafy trees
Gives purpose to your day.

The Shape of Bluebells cheers the heart
And lifts your spirit up,
Pure bells of joy sweet bells of cheer
To drain the bitter cup

The Smile of Bluebells clears the mind
And turns your fears to joy,
A smile to lighten all mankind
And every Girl and Boy.

The Sight of Bluebells in the wood
Confirms that Spring is here,
A carpet of the purest blue
To fill our lives with cheer.

The Strength of Bluebells is their 'Blue'
A colour so divine,
A lovely bright and heavenly hue
Sent from God's heart to mine.

The Source of Bluebells is the LORD
They grow at His command,
For by His own creative power
Each tree and flower was planned.

The Secret of the Blubells power
Lies in the joy it brings,
Inside the heart of every flower
The 'Joy of Heaven' rings.

Dedicated to all the lovely Belles in the PH Family

(John Knight - Colchester - October 2009)

Submitted: Friday, October 02, 2009

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  • Rookie - 87 Points Patti Masterman (11/1/2009 7:40:00 PM)

    Blue was always my most favorite color of all. As a child, everything must be blue-
    or I was not happy, lol. I see nothing's changed! (smile) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Fay Slimm (10/2/2009 4:35:00 PM)

    Delightful verse John - - and the line speaking of the secret of the power of the glorious bluebell being in the joy it brings is surely a truth.... thank you for the kind dedication too.....10/10 from Fay (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Sandra Fowler (10/2/2009 2:25:00 PM)

    Enchanting verse indeed. And your dedication
    is gallant. I am addicted to the color blue.
    It is indeed a heavenly colour. Lovely,
    John.10/10.

    Affectionate regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 125 Points Almedia Knight-Oliver (10/2/2009 10:11:00 AM)

    Thanks John, On this Friday, October 2, in the early beginning of autumn the trees are showing of its red and gold leaves before the cold have its way.
    I'm truly honored and delighted to be one of PH's lovely bells' the scent of bluebells brushing my soul and giving purpose to my life. It seems I can hear the 'Joy Of Heaven Rings' all around and within. A 10+++..... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Deborah Cromer (10/2/2009 9:54:00 AM)

    Fantastic! What a beautiful piece to read. I found it extremely delightful in all ways. Well written and described in such a wonderful way. Very enjoyable! I will read it again and again. Deborah Cromer (Report) Reply

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