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Mark R Slaughter


Country Walking


I walked a league and o'er the moor;
I walked and walked as ne’er before,
And on to walk from dale to hill
And on again to claim the thrill.

Behold! that walking does for me:
The senses heightened, mind of glee,
While rolling vistas pass me by
To swell the heart, enthrall the eye.




Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009










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Submitted: Monday, March 23, 2009
Edited: Saturday, September 03, 2011

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  • Rookie - 110 Points Myrtle Thomas (4/8/2009 6:33:00 PM)

    Mark another well deserved 10, Your visuals are right on the reader sees through your eyes. beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ron Flowers (3/30/2009 6:35:00 PM)

    Country walking, I love it. You tell about it so well. Another well deserved 10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 222 Points Marie Shine (3/23/2009 10:12:00 AM)

    I loved reading this wonderful poem Mark and felt I was right there walking with you as I read this beautiful poem.Such is the power of your words. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you - that's my walk done for today! ! ! A 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jack Price (3/23/2009 8:14:00 AM)

    I really enjoyed this lovely poem. It reminded me of some of Robert Frost's work. If your time permits please read several of my poems about the outdoors, spring and the country, I think that you will enjoy those as well. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Stephen Stirk (3/23/2009 7:33:00 AM)

    Bravo. I'm knackered just reading it. That reminds me, I haven't got off the settee since 2003........Enjoyed
    Steve (Report) Reply

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