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Halcyon Days

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What is halcyon?
Is it a laughing, splashing
Country creek,
Surrounded by grazing fields
Of contented cows?
Is it a sunny, balmy
Newport Beach,
Patrolled by fleets
Of white water craft?
It seems a foreign word,

Not of this world,
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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Missing carefree days is experienced more and more, especially with aging. As we become more burdened by the ills of this world, we wish that things were the way that they used to be, when we didn't have to every day hear about crime, tragedy and threats.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM

Happy days of laughter More that bread and water... Well done my friend!

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Sj Holland 17 July 2013

Yes, it's just such a beautiful word when you understand what it means. There was a time when there was less danger, and those days seem deliriously happy. Thanks for visiting.

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Jesus Diaz Llorico 16 July 2013

Halcyon days of youth, those times of peace where we could do something without fear of any danger. A very lovely write, it brings back sweet memories of my past.

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