Margaret Alice Second

Gold Star - 15,878 Points (24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Crystal Landscapes - Poem by Margaret Alice Second

And then you said, These are wild dreams and
mesmerising schemes, how can I go on, how
listen to the song; and I said, But you are strong,
your wings are wide now that they have stretched
to encompass the biggest scenes your mind can
hold, your view enlarged, your song won’t die,
just go and please try to reach yonder horizon

Then you flew with arms outstretched, you jumped
into the abyss, all seemed lost but here you rise
again, carried on currents of brilliantly coloured air,
the dream is so great, the ideal so beautiful, it in-
flates the mind and carries the spirit to the green
pastures of old which now start to seem like crystal
landscapes glittering in diamond and gold

Shining in azure, agate and aquamarine

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Comments about Crystal Landscapes by Margaret Alice Second

  • (12/24/2011 10:24:00 AM)


    into the abyss, all seemed lost but here you rise
    again, carried on currents of brilliantly coloured air,
    good to read in xmas
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, January 2, 2012


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