David Wood

Gold Star - 5,119 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Sonnet 34: I Am As Content As A Summer Breeze - Poem by David Wood

I am as content as a summer breeze
With gentle airs brushing against my face
And blowing through your hair, the softest tease
That dwells within my heart, a gentle grace.
We sit relaxed on our holiday beach
Soft warm days we idle the time away
My love laying still, a delicate peach
With children making sandcastles all day.
But our holiday will soon come to an end
And then we will resume life’s daily grind
With all the daily trials that fate does send
All we have is our love, two hearts that bind.
A holiday is that much earned break away
A time of rest, re-cooperation and play.


Comments about Sonnet 34: I Am As Content As A Summer Breeze by David Wood

  • Bronze Star - 2,804 Points Paul Brookes (7/3/2013 10:24:00 AM)

    A lovely poem of love and constancy. Life may not always be great but love can always get us through
    10/10 BB =: OD (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,461 Points Lorraine Colon (7/3/2013 12:57:00 AM)

    You're very lucky. Contentment is so hard to find. Good poem! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,309 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/2/2013 7:23:00 PM)

    As content as a summer breeze. Nice invitation for a holiday break. Beautiful sonnet. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,939 Points Dave Walker (7/2/2013 2:06:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem. A great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Survi Sharma (7/2/2013 10:08:00 AM)

    a nice sonnet to read (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 211 Points R.j. Wynn (7/2/2013 9:42:00 AM)

    All the facts of a great life in spite of it's trials which can be rewarding. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 2, 2013


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