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Patricia Grantham

Freshman - 2,244 Points (Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

My Quiet Corner


A quiet corner means to me
Just sitting under a big oak tree
Watching the birds in the clear blue sky
Soaring up high and perching nearby

When gazing to the left of me
I see a beehive full of sweet honey
As I look to the right of me
Waves are forming from a deep blue sea

When looking up toward the sky
Beholding God's creation with the naked eye
Then looking down toward the ground
Oh what beauty that can be found

Look all around you in your quiet corner
For there is no room for the thoughts of a scorner
Each of us should have a quiet corner
With all that surrounds us we never are a loner

Submitted: Saturday, January 12, 2013
Edited: Saturday, January 12, 2013

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  • Silver Star - 9,377 Points Roseann Shawiak (10/23/2013 9:45:00 PM)

    Nature's quiet corner is always filled with wonder and beauty, enough to fill books with poetry to eternity and beyond. Don't know about you, but nature always recharges my batteries and helps me get through life's daily grind. Beautiful, thoughtful poem, I like it very much. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,637 Points Amitava Sur (10/22/2013 11:33:00 PM)

    The lovely thoughtful lines cools the mind. Calms the restlessness with the natures beauty.... so nice. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,300 Points Valsa George (7/28/2013 4:38:00 AM)

    A poem of great beauty and lucidity of expression! Sitting in a quiet corner surrounded by the marvels of creation is near bliss when we forget all nagging thoughts! ! Enjoyed this beautiful write! A 10 for this! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 11 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (6/15/2013 3:38:00 AM)

    FROM YOUR QUIET CORNER; ASSIMILATING THE WORLD! ! - So so nice, Patricia, your rhyming poem rings in my ears! SUPERB! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 139 Points Joseph Anderson (5/19/2013 10:00:00 AM)

    Oh! I like this one extremely well. You have shortened your lines and that
    makes for better flow. You turned out a beauty from your quiet corne-a 10 (Report) Reply

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