David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

As I Do


The hint of lavender wafts the air,
as we walk around the garden wall.
You are blind, but I can see,
and I describe to you the beauty of it all.
The butterflies of many colours,
that flutter around us there,
to the little birds,
whose song you can only hear.
We walk that wall everyday,
and always there is something new.
I wish and pray that some day;
you will see the beauty that I do.

Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2007
Edited: Friday, February 25, 2011

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  • JoAnn McGrath (5/19/2007 8:36:00 PM)

    I have to agree with Melvina..a very vivid picture...is this a true story? ...or a hidden meaning? .....either way a great write: O) ....... many of us walk through life with blinders on: O) (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (5/18/2007 8:08:00 AM)

    I saw you walking there, the picture is vivid David. Thankyou David for a very beautiful poem.
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  • Pam Thomas (5/16/2007 11:05:00 AM)

    This poem shows the warmth and love that flows with in your heart David and that is what makes you such a wonderful person and an excellent poet. Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem.
    XOXO
    Pam (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (5/15/2007 2:40:00 PM)

    It comes shining through from here David, thankyou for another great piece
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Shelley L Baxter-Stanley (5/14/2007 12:53:00 AM)

    I can see the beauty in this poem.I can smell lilac as I read this wonder filled peaceful piece of poetry which is very uplifting for the senses...
    Thanx for the light poetry which puts a smile on ones face to have ventured there even though I am still sitting in my own kitchen on the computer!
    Thanx for the break...........
    =Shelley= (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (5/13/2007 6:19:00 PM)

    Yes indeed, we are in a very productive ''Diversaverse'' mode on this Mum's Day Sunday, David! From violence to prayer to images as effulgent as a shooting prism....Awesome display of imagework, here, my friend...

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