Treasure Island

Hazel Durham


Garden Of Eden


Sunbeams, with bundles of fun,
Shining, shimmering green quest,
A new nest, in garden of eden's best,
My soul is calm here, even with all, my unsung fears,
Laughter united, like a torchlight showing, how bright it is along this merry way,
Moments of freedom, in abundance every day,
Life is a serenade, with no time to ever fade.



Forever young, riding horses along leafy country lane's,
The intoxicating fertile earth, blending with my deep emotions,
Love is shouting here from the fields, every tree, every dazzling mountain view,
My heart sings a never-ending haunting tune,
My soul rejoicing in the exquisite splendour,
Soaring like a golden eagle, to heights unknown,
I never want to say goodbye, to finding truth at last,
That ain't no lie.



My character is formed here, a lively, bright girl,
Finding new friends, finding me, a new pearl,
Surprise, is everyone loves, how funny I am,
Like a toast of champagne, nothing ever stays the same,
Thank you, for letting the sadness and conflict cease,
Love has been found, so beautifully bound,
I have passed life's test,
In the magnificence of the garden of eden's best.

Submitted: Sunday, November 18, 2012

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Memories of a time and place that I discovered a new life, a new me, and love was all around me!

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  • Ed Nigma (2/16/2014 5:26:00 PM)

    A rare topic ever talked about in the manner that is positive. Another story of the garden of Eden where all is good and green and full of life. I enjoyed the poem and the idea it was refreshing. Allan Gerard~ (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (3/28/2013 4:18:00 PM)

    Oh must have been a special place and a special indeed.But I think everyone to some degree has a glimsp of paradise at one time in their life... though your's was perhaps a wee bit better than most.
    Thanks Hazel this poem sort of made my day. (Report) Reply

  • Sanjibsaha Aniketa (12/22/2012 5:04:00 AM)

    'Life is a serenade' ...' love is found'.... ' I have passed the life's test ' ... more & more - So positive that can inspire everyone. Very good poem. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Feldman (12/21/2012 10:47:00 PM)

    Wow, you found the Garden of Eden, Congratulations, what a beautiful and poetic way to let All know. (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (12/21/2012 10:37:00 AM)

    A real lovely poem in its entirety, nonetheless, it's the last verse, which grabs me best! Thanks for sharing, Hazel! (Report) Reply

  • Jais Mani (11/26/2012 9:00:00 AM)

    the magical simplicity f the poem and its tuneful music greatly add to its charm.....i super liked ur poem (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath (11/25/2012 7:53:00 AM)

    So soothing are your diction! They took my cares away. Very lovely. Kudos! (Report) Reply

  • Sayeed Abubakar (11/20/2012 5:12:00 AM)

    Love is shouting here from the fields, every tree, every dazzling mountain view,
    My heart sings a never-ending haunting tune- Excelent lines. Unforgetable. Dangerous imagery. Keep it up. (Report) Reply

  • Asif Andalib (11/18/2012 10:55:00 PM)

    Beautiful imagery and metaphors and great flow of words and emotions. I really enjoyed your wonderful write (Report) Reply

  • Hans Vr (11/18/2012 8:46:00 AM)

    Wonderful optimism and positive thinking in this very well written poem
    Excellent work (Report) Reply

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