Owain Glyn


Exmoor - Poem by Owain Glyn

The mist hung low, above the moors
A gentle breeze, caressed the tors.
Ancient boulders, lost in sleep
Buried secrets they would keep.

Up above the buzzards fly
Soaring, soft, dissect the sky.
Below, swift rodents, deftly dance
And measure future with their chance.

Ponies bow their heads to chew
Leaving thought to me, or you.
Yellow gorse, bursts on the scene
While adders seek the sun, unseen.

The beauty that is held herein
Surpasses wrath, and mortal sin.
This is God's own chosen land
It's not for us, to understand.
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Owain Glyn


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A nature study.

Comments about Exmoor by Owain Glyn

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (5/19/2013 1:28:00 PM)

    a beautiful ode to my favourite lady... ive never been to exmoor before but would love to go... maybe next year... sigh... thanks for this beautiful write...karen (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,680 Points Valerie Dohren (5/5/2013 3:27:00 PM)

    Excellent Owain, extremely well written, flows beautifully. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,071 Points Lyn Paul (5/5/2013 6:40:00 AM)

    Incredible words with so much meaning. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 476 Points Ace Of Black Hearts (5/2/2013 10:21:00 PM)

    Beautiful, well worded poem. Definitely way ahead my skill. You have true talent. My favorite section was (Up above the buzzards fly
    Soaring, soft, dissect the sky.
    Below, swift rodents, deftly dance
    And measure future with their chance.)

    I love the metaphors. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,937 Points Elena Sandu (4/30/2013 9:02:00 PM)

    Beauty is flowing with your pen revealing a fine observer, yes the nature helps to understand that we can be part of its beauty if we can connect. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, September 20, 2013


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