Elaine Sept

Veteran Poet - 1,408 Points (Edmonton)

A Fresh Journey - Poem by Elaine Sept

Son of the earth and sea and sand,
Dwell not on the trials of yesterday,
Bridges, and tunnels, and barns
Ghostly reflections of passageways and dwellings
And the dark weight of legacy and tradition,
Of yesterday, from the sun and sky.

Today the wind brings a new light upon firm clay.

Gently drift from long history,
Journey slow amid those worried trees,
Ascend the ragged cliffs
Then call upon that breeze that once chilled your front door,
Holding no troubled songs
To announce the gleaming promise yet unfolding.

Topic(s) of this poem: inspiration


Comments about A Fresh Journey by Elaine Sept

  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (11/26/2017 9:25:00 AM)

    Fantastic expression. Beautiful poem shared amazingly. Thanks for sharing.10 (Report)Reply

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  • Jazib KamalviJazib Kamalvi (11/6/2017 7:16:00 AM)

    A sublime start with a nice poem, Elaine. You may like to read my poem, Love And Lust. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • Wayne Kingston (3/6/2016 8:52:00 PM)

    Too bad you stopped posting. Lovely work. (Report)Reply

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (1/27/2016 12:43:00 AM)

    This is beautiful poetry. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Fabrizio FrosiniFabrizio Frosini (1/26/2016 5:48:00 PM)

    Elaine, if interested, you might join our new editorial project: ''POETRY AGAINST INEQUALITY ''

    LET ME KNOW

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  • Pamela SinicropePamela Sinicrope (1/26/2016 3:07:00 PM)

    I love this. I felt so inspired and hopeful while I read it. I have three sons and wish this attitude for them al; myself too. Watching them unfold and grow into men as they go through puberty, I think this is a very close approximation of many of their feelings and emotions. Wonderfully written. Thanks! Peace...
    Pam
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  • Myke ToddMyke Todd (9/8/2015 6:14:00 PM)

    This does my heart good to read, and discern...
    Best of luck to you, in the coming days.
    I wish you nothing but peace, love and happiness, as you journey forth...
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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (8/27/2015 5:27:00 AM)

    Then call upon that breeze that once chilled your front door,
    Holding no troubled songs
    To announce the gleaming promise yet unfolding. the last sentence is so hopeful. A Poetess' vision should be always positive. we are poets who are called to change this world. thank you dear Poetess.
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  • Ramesh RaiRamesh Rai (4/20/2015 1:51:00 AM)

    Beautiful write expressing spiritual emotions . (Report)Reply

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  • S.zaynab KamoonpuriS.zaynab Kamoonpuri (3/20/2015 8:27:00 AM)

    An awesome poem in skillfully penned muse and metaphor.
    The wording fits poetically in analogy.
    Thanx 4 yor coments.
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  • Kelly KurtKelly Kurt (3/19/2015 6:09:00 PM)

    A lovely offering and a deep thought. Thank you for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (3/19/2015 3:26:00 PM)

    Worried trees of the past. Yes, on a new journey. Life is always with the memories of the past. (Report)Reply

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  • Bri EdwardsBri Edwards (3/16/2015 12:20:00 AM)

    WELCOME, apparently, to PH. it took a bit of effort for ME to wade through this one. maybe the sentences could be shorter for ME. well, PH is NOT all about me, though i may like to think so. a poet's note might be nice, but i know of at least one member who felt a poem should stand on its own two feet. or was that stanzas? ?

    i would shorten it to:

    Son of the earth and sea and sand,
    Dwell not on the trials of yesterday!
    Today the wind brings a new light upon firm clay.
    Ascend the ragged cliffs
    Then call upon that breeze that once chilled your front door,
    To announce the gleaming promise yet unfolding.


    of course some readers, i'm sure, will love your version. great photo for poem. . thanks for sharing. bri :)
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 15, 2015



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