Samantha Belsey

Rookie - 458 Points (01/12/1983 / Swindon)

Urban Oasis - Poem by Samantha Belsey

An island of green
Pavement and curb
Lap at its shores
Hemmed in by roof tops.

The gloss black beetle
Weaves through grass blades
The humble bumble
Hovers over my daisy laden bed.

I lie while the pregnant sun warms
Soft wind moves chestnut hair
Trees murmur, clouds swirl
Pink ink in sky water.

Bird song meets engine roar
Children picture pretty sit
Dream play uninterrupted
Lashes touch cheek like gliding wings.

Visit again, our urban island
Where time bends to
Busy tranquility
And we feel free.

Topic(s) of this poem: childhood , city, free verse, freedom, happiness, insects, love and life, natural, nature, poem

Comments about Urban Oasis by Samantha Belsey

  • Chinedu Dike (5/17/2015 3:27:00 PM)

    Lovely and well envisioned poem, well encapsulated and beautifully penned with conviction. A nice piece indeed. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem THE PHOENIX STRANGLER. (Report)Reply

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  • Kelly Kurt (4/10/2015 5:08:00 PM)

    Beautiful and vivid poem, Samantha. Thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

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  • Michael Mcparland (4/10/2015 4:58:00 PM)

    I really love the imagery you vividly painted here. Wonderful piece. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 10, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, April 10, 2015

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