Hazel Durham


The Beauty Of The Truth - Poem by Hazel Durham

A smooth, round pebble thrown with joy into a Killarney lake,
Creates movement of dancing ripples that reflects the light of the day,
Like the film of their lives, beginning with the first take,
My mother's moist, brown eyes scattered with flecks of green,
Holding internal scars and the vibrancy of your dream,
With your dignity and grace,
You embraced the very core of living,
The gift that adorned you like a regal crown,
Was the art of giving,
Honeymoon by the enchanting, mystical Killarney lakes,
I hold an old black and white photo,
Of our mum and dad on horseback,
Smiling from their love that touched such depths,
Like the mystery of history,
Set in the ever changing shades of the County Kerry mountains,
Sweeping and weeping,
To observe the sheer beauty of the truth,
All part of our roots,
With their hearts joined forever in such bliss,
Like their everyday wish,
Moments captured with magnetic enraptures,
That soared,
With wings of freedom of flight,
Throughout each night,
Even the stars couldn't outshine their hearts glow,
Like the constant, winding river of life in it's endless flow,
The sound of their voices still carries across the wide expanse,
Of heaven and earth,
All part,
Of our loving inheritance,
Like a pebble rippling in a Killarney lake,
Holding time,
Capturing the beauty of the truth,
In the glory of their prime.

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about The Beauty Of The Truth by Hazel Durham

  • Jungle Cat (7/1/2019 4:48:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem laced with the spirit of Ireland! (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (6/24/2019 5:04:00 AM)

    To observe the sheer beauty of the truth,
    All part of our roots,
    With their hearts joined forever in such bliss,
    Like their everyday wish,
    .....
    // superb writings

    here
    in this new born leaf
    in this new born flower
    in this new born butterfly
    in the new born human child
    is hidden the beauty of truth
    where thinker discover own path of walking ahead to the world horizon........///
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  • C Faustino (3/3/2019 5:04:00 PM)

    A very nice write for your loved ones, I specially liked your lines:
    Sweeping and weeping,
    To observe the sheer beauty of the truth,
    All part of our roots,
    With their hearts joined forever in such bliss
    Thank you very much for sharing. I have heard and read words of wonders about The Ring of Kerry and Killarney!
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  • Jagdish Singh Ramana (1/10/2019 9:13:00 PM)

    great!
    diction is very melodious and apparent.
    *beauty is truth-truth beauty
    ye know on earth, and ye need to know.
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  • Prabir Gayen (12/15/2018 12:31:00 PM)

    Fantastic poem........... (Report)Reply

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  • Baquee Billah Ahmed (9/3/2018 6:36:00 AM)

    very good poem................................................. (Report)Reply

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  • Robert Murray Smith (7/15/2018 12:05:00 AM)

    A poem that holds time in one's hand. The truth is there. Beautifully crafted.+++10

    Robert
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  • Akhtar Jawad (6/30/2018 8:48:00 AM)

    Truth is God and God is beauty. (Satyam Shivam Sunderam-Bhagvad Geeta) (Report)Reply

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/25/2018 12:17:00 AM)

    I love the way you presented the delicately written poem on Beauty and love.
    I would love to quote....Even the stars couldn't outshine their hearts glow,
    Like the constant, winding river of life in it's endless flow,
    The sound of their voices still carries across the wide expanse,
    Of heaven and earth,
    All part,
    Of our loving inheritance,
    10+++++
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  • Jez Brul (3/31/2018 9:00:00 AM)

    Capturing the beauty of the truth,
    In the glory of their prime This last line is truly captivating..I love this poem...10+++++
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  • Houda Boukassoula (12/29/2017 1:32:00 AM)

    I loved the wonderful lines with the touching, vivid imagery about love, memories, life and the beautiful truth (Report)Reply

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  • Feipeng Shang (11/2/2017 9:46:00 AM)

    With wings of freedom of flight,
    Throughout each night

    Beautifully expressed...10!
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  • (8/21/2017 12:15:00 AM)

    Hazel, the truth is there's such great beauty in every line of your poem. The imagery is so vivid. The words so very well chosen. The emotions so passionate. A beautiful ode to your parents. A joy to behold. (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/29/2017 2:22:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem on love and life having thrilling expression. Touching write. (Report)Reply

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  • The Poet Poet (6/21/2017 10:01:00 PM)

    youn are a born poet tree (Report)Reply

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  • Jazib Kamalvi (5/21/2017 10:38:00 PM)

    What a poetic line! Like the constant, winding river of life in it's endless flow. Thanks for sharing here. (Report)Reply

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  • Stuart Munro (2/21/2017 1:58:00 PM)

    very talented poet beautiful poem and from ireland a nice trio (Report)Reply

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  • Muzahidul Reza (2/6/2017 4:03:00 PM)

    Beauty is really Truth; great written, thank you for sharing the poem with us (Report)Reply

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  • Bill Cantrell (1/1/2017 3:50:00 PM)

    What a lovely poem touching memories in the ripples of time, love is truth perfected ant truth is love applied. Oh if only every had such fond memories. Wonderful poem (Report)Reply

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  • (10/3/2016 9:15:00 PM)

    Even the stars couldn't....glow, - Beautiful pictursque of an old love.Your words are a perfect wheels that drove me to the Killarney Lake, though i practically know nothing about it.☺ (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 28, 2014



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