Bernard Kennedy

Veteran Poet - 1,070 Points (20 May 1956 / Dublin)

July Morning Mindfullness - Poem by Bernard Kennedy

The summer morning,
it rises to the sound
of dogs greeting day, in garden near,
and Fuschia, waking in the morn
as Echium, leaning high to wall,
beneath, the flushed red rose.
The quiet Monday street
as school now rests its
satchel, and calmer road,
allows the slow worker towards
the stock exchange hope,
her act of faith.
The chapel bell rings out
again, its centenary sound.
The garden, cut grass
and tidied lawn,
with poppies peeping out from
underneath laburnums yellowed fingers.
And summer, waiting long,
its entrance to the stage,
to standing, tempered,
patient adoration.
mindfullness brings alive
and obvious makes thisness.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature


Comments about July Morning Mindfullness by Bernard Kennedy

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (3/17/2018 11:26:00 PM)


    patient adoration.
    mindfullness brings alive
    and obvious makes thisness. the sens of thisness........ and mindfullness.......... actually mindfullness is one of the greatest characteristic of a poet........ who observes, sees, thinks, mediates and presents in verses...... thank you dear poet........for this poem.. loved reading it.. tony
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  • (7/9/2014 5:13:00 PM)


    wonderful images and word play... great poem about July! (Report) Reply

  • (7/9/2014 5:12:00 PM)


    Wonderful imagery and wordplay... great poem about July. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 8, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 12, 2014


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