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Dermot McGarthy


Nature Always Wins


The tricolor of blue,
Mingles with the sea's essence, and,
Newly born memories of you,
Like the cascades of pink and green,
In the after-light of the fountain's hue.

The sound of the waves crashing,
Like deafening applause,
Lauding the star that is,
Our wondrous journey so far.

Following our own Pied Piper,
On a road filled with music, stories, and words,
Crevices, cracks, pot-holes, and ancient herds,
Of spirits that have passed along this way,
Whose whispers on the evening breeze,
Can be heard wondering,
Which way Fate will sway.

Submitted: Sunday, January 20, 2013
Edited: Monday, January 21, 2013

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  • Veteran Poet - 2,750 Points Hazel Durham (1/22/2013 5:42:00 AM)

    A journey of such love, faith and hope embracing nature's glorious wonderment at such courage, dignity and joy!
    This is one of the most beautiful poems I have ever had the pleasure of reading! ! (Report) Reply

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