Don Pearson

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

Don Pearson Poems

81. Silent Song 5/6/2014
82. Night 6/8/2014
83. Chains Of Freedom 6/8/2014
84. Maturity 9/30/2011
85. Teignmouth News 8/28/2008
86. Futurepassed 12/30/2007
87. Sylvette 8/21/2008
88. Ants-Haiku 7/13/2011
89. Island - Haiku 3/18/2010
90. Personal Ad 1/10/2012
91. Trains 1/25/2008
92. Pohutukawa - Haiku 6/17/2009
93. Age 2/25/2011
94. Truth - Haiku 10/14/2011
95. Sermon 7/31/2012
96. Poems 11/5/2013
97. Pebble 7/16/2007
98. Bank 7/16/2007
99. Innocence 7/16/2007
100. Dreaming 7/16/2007
101. Tigers - For Children 11/1/2013
102. Beauty 6/11/2011
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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He saw the flash in storm clouds,
measured the time to the sound,
the number of falling raindrops
on an area of ground.

He was very observant
and catalogued all he could,
numbered the trees around him,
but could not leave the wood.

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