Uriah Hamilton


Such A Beautiful Place

Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Gloomy faces in grocery stores
Traverse the aisles of the vegetables.
No one seems happy plotting out
And paying for their sustenance,
But personally, I adore
Every bag of gorgeously orange carrots
And the lovely dark green broccoli.

And how divine to see Italian wine
Or recently baked apple pies,
Sometimes I can’t believe my eyes
To be in such a beautiful place!

In reverence I bow my head,
I can’t wait to go home and say my prayers
And break my bread.


Comments about Such A Beautiful Place by Uriah Hamilton

  • Shannon Chapel (12/30/2005 10:19:00 PM)

    Fabulous! I, too, love to go to the grogery store, especially during the holidays. I don't particularly like to shop, but I LOVE to look and smell all the holiday pretties!

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  • Marcy Jarvis (11/7/2005 1:21:00 AM)

    I'm adding this one to my photoblog today with a picture from the market! :)(Report)Reply

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  • Marcy Jarvis (10/26/2005 4:55:00 AM)

    This one is just thrilling to me. I wish I could bake you a pie. I'm going out for pumpkins RIGHT NOW!(Report)Reply

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  • Ernestine NorthoverErnestine Northover (9/30/2005 3:11:00 PM)

    I have written one about a supermarket, Uriah, but you have captured one in a much shorter way. It's made my mouth water! Sincerely Ernestine.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 22, 2005