Don Pearson

Rookie - 15 Points (12/01/1950 / England)

Don Pearson Poems

41. Phoenix - Haiku 3/14/2010
42. Sea 7/16/2007
43. Ontop 7/16/2007
44. May Day 5/15/2011
45. Prayer 7/16/2007
46. Note 7/16/2007
47. Festival-Haiku 7/13/2011
48. Charity Shop 9/29/2011
49. Leaf Art 10/2/2011
50. Comet - Haiku 10/14/2011
51. Collier - Haiku 8/17/2012
52. Gulled - Haiku 8/17/2012
53. Flood - Tanka 9/15/2012
54. Man3 11/20/2012
55. Man4 11/20/2012
56. Mice - Haiku 11/25/2012
57. Haiku 11/25/2012
58. Eruption - Haiku 1/20/2013
59. Barneycat - For Children 2/5/2013
60. Shop 2/5/2013
61. Poetry 2/5/2013
62. Poet 7/13/2013
63. Driving 7/13/2013
64. Consumers 7/13/2013
65. Sylvia 7/13/2013
66. Bird 7/13/2013
67. Piper Of Teignmouth 9/7/2011
68. Bell 9/12/2011
69. Supernova 10/22/2011
70. Election 6/16/2012
71. Fetish 7/30/2012
72. Mementovitae 7/31/2012
73. Force 11/1/2013
74. Birds 11/1/2013
75. Future 11/1/2013
76. Chasingdreams 11/1/2013
77. Redarrows 11/1/2013
78. Citizen 11/1/2013
79. Cage 12/17/2013
80. Poppies2 12/17/2013
Best Poem of Don Pearson

Beauty

(For Annabel Jones)

I have walked with beauty, seen it set in stones,
Run my hands across it, thrilled to hear its tones,
Tickled it from rivers, swum with it at sea,
Joined with it in passion, watched it run from me.

I've seen beauty on the plains, running in the grass,
Soaring in the mountains, brought close through a glass,
Glimpsed it in the forest, awful, striped and fell,
Caught its flashing azure flight in a lakeside dell.

Now the Teign is swathed in mist, merging with the sea,
There a fern is growing on a mossy tree.
To the West, the...

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Gull

I lived for years in a deep dark cave
Where the flowers never grew.
Then I moved here to the world’s end
Where the screaming seagulls flew.

I found myself by the swirling sea
With crumbling cliffs of sand.
Surf that is neither sea nor air
Lies between water and land.

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