Mary Spain

Midsummer Day's Dream - Poem by Mary Spain

Slow, Summer days that slip away into
The drowsy twilight's welcoming embrace.
Soft, sun-bleached skies whose parasol of blue
Reflects the tranquil bloom on Summer's face.
Still, still the air that cradles on its wing
The orchestrated chant of sun-drunk bees;
And butterflies, so gaily fluttering,
Like polka dots held captive by the breeze.
Time holds its breath on reaching Summer's peak;
I hear the grasses whispering that this
Full moment holds the clue to all I seek,
A wordless, timeless, golden happiness.
Contained in earth, by sun and water blessed,
The Summer and my spirit come to rest.

Topic(s) of this poem: Reflection

Comments about Midsummer Day's Dream by Mary Spain

  • Jazib Kamalvi (9/12/2017 6:56:00 AM)

    A refined poetic imagination, You may like to read my poem, Love And Lust. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • Jacqueline Nash (7/25/2014 4:12:00 AM)

    A beautifully worded poem which captures the essence of hazy summer days. Lovely. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (7/14/2014 6:21:00 AM)

    golden happiness, wordless, timeless, very fine.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 14, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, July 14, 2014

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