Hazel Durham


Coming Home - Poem by Hazel Durham

Punchestown races a glorious extravaganza,
You had a flutter on Fuchsia Belle,
Tall white haired man, softest baby blue eyes,
Everything new and wondrous to you,
Without any fuss you showered your warmth,
Outside the rain lashed down relentlessly,
All together we were like long lost pals,
As you wove your pure spell,
Watching as horses fell, virgin territory
For the farmer with plenty of charm,
Never doing anybody any harm,
A life dedicated to your beloved farm.
Years have passed many changes taking place,
Lover of nature, plenty of patience as you work at your own pace,
Gentleness oozes from your eyes like water over a smooth stone,
You hold my hand, i feel i am coming home.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

About a day at the races with my boyfriend and daughter.

Comments about Coming Home by Hazel Durham

  • Freshman - 935 Points Rachel Ann Butler (7/19/2015 5:41:00 AM)

    Haha, I like the day at the races and the locals and loved ones having a craic which is enjoyed by all and many a grand man lines the beer tent and the thrills of the day recounted. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 27,776 Points Valsa George (7/9/2015 10:47:00 PM)

    Without any fuss you showered your warmth,
    Outside the rain lashed down relentlessly,

    A very romantic ambiance is created! Enjoyed this wonderful meeting with your boyfriend! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 32,345 Points Akhtar Jawad (7/5/2015 10:51:00 PM)

    You hold my hand, i feel i am coming home.
    The poem is a true beauty................10 (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,532 Points Clarence Prince (4/13/2015 7:44:00 AM)

    Watching the races, I love it!
    Thanks for sharing, Hazel! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,072 Points Heather Wilkins (11/28/2014 5:31:00 PM)

    a beautiful poem you hold my hand I fell i am coming home home is where the heart is (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,240 Points Jak Black (11/5/2014 6:09:00 AM)

    Another great write straight from the heart. (10)
    I notice you've had twenty appreciative comments so far for this poem but only six ratings registered. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,536 Points Amitava Sur (10/30/2014 8:59:00 AM)

    Wonderful expression, it gives such a soothing feeling with comfort.
    Gentleness oozes from your eyes like water over a smooth stone,
    You hold my hand, i feel i am coming home........ Beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 16,120 Points Mandolyn ... (8/20/2014 8:43:00 PM)

    This is incredible! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,757 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (8/18/2014 1:53:00 AM)

    Home is where the heart is. Full of feelings my friend. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jimi Doyle (2/20/2014 1:42:00 PM)

    i like it...the last line is like a horse headed for the wire...again (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,424 Points Khairul Ahsan (12/23/2013 9:07:00 PM)

    Your poem is so beautiful!
    'Lover of nature, plenty of patience as you work at your own pace,
    Gentleness oozes from your eyes like water over a smooth stone,
    You hold my hand, i feel i am coming home.'
    An excellent expression! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,738 Points Dinesh Nair (6/30/2013 12:24:00 AM)

    Here your feelings are metamorphosed into images of reality and the splendour of nostalgia gets painted on the canvas of today and days ahead. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 213 Points Siyabonga A Nxumalo (6/1/2013 3:12:00 PM)

    Wow! you are a wonderful writer. nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 36 Points Sandy Player (12/24/2012 4:06:00 PM)

    Security and comfort are ripe here. It's like a woven quilt and a lit fireplace(with the safety gaurd in place of course) ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,068 Points Kanav Justa (12/21/2012 2:14:00 PM)

    a very sweet poem, , , , keep writing, , , (Report) Reply

  • Rookie April Swan (my Diary Of Bitterweet Chocolate) (12/4/2012 1:11:00 PM)

    It was so sweet! I feel so safe when I read this poem. I love it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Kevin East (11/1/2012 5:45:00 AM)

    Beautiful, descriptive and warmly nostalgic..great. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 975 Points Adeline Foster (9/28/2012 5:19:00 PM)

    Again you put your heart into words. Read mine - Mitigation -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,753 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (9/25/2012 2:43:00 AM)

    A lovely feeling... and a lovely place to be.Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,730 Points Ramesh Rai (9/23/2012 11:22:00 PM)

    nice poem, , keep it up. you r not yet late (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 2, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, September 2, 2012


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