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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Across the Pond

Along watery masses,
my heart does sing.
Smooth like glass water,
slightly rippling.
Chasing away any fear,
getting lost in happy thought.
I wish not, want not,
never want it to stop.
Fond eyes twinkle,
upon reflected clouds.
Embracing for a moment,
taking in the beauty of now.


  1. Such a feel good write Gwen ~ sparkling ~
    'Embracing for a moment,
    taking in the beauty of now' ~ Loved it ~ Lib

  2. there is a lot of beauty to be found in the now if we are willing to look for it.

  3. "Fond eyes twinkle,
    upon reflected clouds."

    Loved these lines...

  4. "taking in the beauty of now"...i float in the clouds of your magical imagery and words which belong together...the insight your poem conveys...so much to capture and yet we so often miss the meaningful caught up in stress and chaos...your poem is refreshing and i want to read each morning when i rise...!!!! i very much like the photo layout above your blog...with the journals and postcards and pen...very nice...thank you for your meaningful and beautifully written poem...

  5. Oh, I love the sing/rippling rhyme and the clouds in the water—great poem and image, as well as message to be aware of the moment at hand.

  6. Taking in the beauty now-so good to live in the moment!

  7. So wise... NOW is all that we are guaranteed.

  8. Thank you very much everyone for your thoughts and comments! I really do appreciate it and find it inspiring. :)

  9. Very poignant work, I could feel the sense of gliding my fingers along the ripples. Lovely ~ Rose

  10. I like the appreciation for living in the now. Good work!

  11. Taking in the beauty of now! How true.

    Henry Clemmons

  12. Powerful pull, if only we could always remember the inspirational energy of taking in the beauty of now!

  13. "taking in the beauty of now"...how serene & comforting that can be.
    Thank you.

  14. Beautiful, inspiring

  15. solid and stunning imagery, well done.


  16. the vividness of this is incredible!

  17. Thanks so much for the kind thoughts and comments, they are much appreciated! :)

  18. Lovely feel to this one, and the picture is so pretty the way the clouds reflect in the pond. Have nice evening! :)