Paul Gerard Reed


Evening Breeze - Poem by Paul Gerard Reed

When the evening breeze
Ruffled the leaves in the half-light
I felt the greatness in the air,
Just standing there;
The quietness absorbed all thoughts
And carried me away to another place
A place where everything was all right
With no need for night;
And in that moment I knew
That everything that had happened,
Or was going to be,
Was down to me, just me;
The breeze carried the sorrow away
Into the clouds that slid over the trees,
Unexpectedly;
And left me alone

Topic(s) of this poem: life


Comments about Evening Breeze by Paul Gerard Reed

  • Kathy Van Kurin (2/28/2017 7:32:00 PM)


    Paul Gerard Reed,
    Ok you are so right; circumstances and even blinding pain experiences.........in the end it is a personal choice to keep moving mentally, emotionally. that everything that had happened, or that was going to be, was down to me, just me Right on! I say it and know it but to do it, not always so easy..........Great poem. You are a new poet to me and love first writings too.............Kathy
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  • Geoffrey Fafard (8/28/2016 5:57:00 PM)


    The simple and the complex all wrapped in the words of this wonderful poem.Thank you Paul. (Report) Reply

  • (8/28/2016 5:25:00 PM)


    Beautiful poem. A breezy evening mingles with peace and inspiration. (Report) Reply

  • Judith Blatherwick (8/28/2016 4:40:00 PM)


    Beautifully descriptive. An evening breeze can bring such peace. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (8/28/2016 4:09:00 PM)


    Standing here and witnessing evening breeze here with deep thought. Very interesting poem you have shared here.10 (Report) Reply

  • (8/28/2016 2:02:00 PM)


    Our twisty evening breeze usually shows up when we want to bbq but you made the breeze sound gentle in your poem- a thought perhaps that came and went..lovely poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Pamela Sinicrope (8/28/2016 1:03:00 PM)


    Sunset and blowing leaves imagery....beautiful. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • (8/28/2016 12:46:00 PM)


    A beautifully reflective poem. Really like this one, Paul. Congrats on poem of the day
    Tom
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  • Bharati Nayak (8/28/2016 11:03:00 AM)


    Evening brings that somber mood- -The cool breeze- -The dipping sun- - It has power to take away our pains.
    Thanks for sharing a great poem.Congratulations for Poem of the Day.
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  • Kishore Kumar Das (8/28/2016 9:36:00 AM)


    The evening breeze has the wonderful potential to drive away the sorrows......thanks for sharing this great poem...congrats to you for this poem being selected as the member poem... (Report) Reply

  • (8/28/2016 9:35:00 AM)


    The breeze carried the sorrow away
    Into the clouds that slid over the trees
    Excellent imagery. Congrats for that as also on poem of the Day.
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (8/28/2016 2:37:00 AM)


    Feeling greatness of air through evening breeze writes new fortune in mind and perceptions about nature allows to know about truth of universe....10 (Report) Reply

    Paul Reed Paul Reed (8/28/2016 3:57:00 AM)

    Thank you Kumarmani

  • Anil Kumar Panda (8/28/2016 1:57:00 AM)


    The coolness and soothing sensation the evening breeze brings with it makes one like writing such beautiful poem. Nice one. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Paul Reed Paul Reed (8/28/2016 3:58:00 AM)

    Thank you Anil

  • Kim Barney (8/28/2016 1:16:00 AM)


    An evening breeze can be so soothing, and your poem was also. Great job, and congratulations for having it chosen as poem of the day! (Report) Reply

    Paul Reed Paul Reed (8/28/2016 3:59:00 AM)

    Thank you Kim

  • Kelly Kurt (8/28/2016 1:10:00 AM)


    I go out for the evening breeze whenever I can, just for this purpose. Nicely written, Paul.
    Congrats on poem of the day
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    Paul Reed Paul Reed (8/28/2016 3:59:00 AM)

    Hi Kelly and thanks for commenting

  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/28/2016 12:46:00 AM)


    Just standing there! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

    Paul Reed Paul Reed (8/28/2016 4:00:00 AM)

    Hi Edward thanks for commenting and for your encouraging comments in the past

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 17, 2014


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