Treasure Island

Valsa George


Swaddled In Glory!


Across the sky is a blaze of gold
When the dawn quietly begins to unfold
Each morn is a fresh wonder
As the night willfully bows down to surrender

Every minute is a new creation
With scenes and sights of great sensation
With every passing hour, new vistas unfold
Bringing insights varied and visions manifold

The blades of grass glow in sparkling dew
As the sun makes his customary march anew
Over the expanse of the brightening sky
Feathered folks to different directions fly

Here and there are plants in bloom
That dispel all clouds of gloom
Bees hum round opening flowers
Rabbits and squirrels come out from hidden covers

The gust of breeze that blows over
Brings scents so sweet in the morning air
The mountains that tower so high
In grandeur seem to touch the sky

The cuckoo and the magpie sing in joy
Their nestlings have nothing to annoy
The cascading falls sound the stringed trumpet
Running down from the mount’s heady summit

As Nature thus pipes a thousand songs
In capturing sounds and melodious tunes
In my heart is born a melody
That I shall pour out in euphonic rhapsody

Submitted: Monday, August 12, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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  • Chandra Thiagarajan (8/19/2013 10:18:00 AM)

    The vivid portrayal of Nature with its wonder, fragrance and glistening is so allaying and calming to he mind and it seems Valsa has no end of Natutre poems in her kittty! A SPLENDID WRITE ! (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (8/17/2013 9:49:00 AM)

    This is a very detailed write of nature in all of its beauty, scents and glimmer.
    To awake and see the sunrise just before the break of dawn is really a
    beautiful sight. Just to sit in the backyard and commune with nature is a
    relaxing and soothing event. You wrote this one in all splendor. (Report) Reply

  • Hazel Durham (8/17/2013 8:21:00 AM)

    A breathtaking write of splendour and beauty of nature as morning unfold it's new and captivating presence! (Report) Reply

  • Tajudeen Shah (8/13/2013 6:23:00 PM)

    A fine morn is well-drawn with utmost care and beauty. Please consider, kindly, to enrich this wonderful verse with a message, along with the personal realization that satiates your good self (opinion of an instant browsing) . God Bless. Rgds. (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (8/13/2013 12:30:00 PM)

    The canvas is large and you have drawn all the possible images on it Madam Valsa! We in India and Pakistan need no other Independence day gift from you if you don`t post any other work till the 15th of August. (Report) Reply

  • Aswath Raman (8/13/2013 3:02:00 AM)

    There is some sense of self realisation in this poem. ITs more than a sense. It is the essence I believe. The realisation of the beauty. As ever you have painted beautifully ma'am! (Report) Reply

  • Kavya . (8/13/2013 2:27:00 AM)

    you have painted a very beautiful morning scenery in your poem. i was fully drowned in the morning glory.....a very nice poem Mam (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (8/12/2013 11:27:00 PM)

    Imagery presented in a spectacular ars poetica rhymin way so refreshin n lovely to read. Way to go valsa with yor rhapsody. Pls chk out my nuts poem. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (8/12/2013 3:51:00 PM)

    what a beautiful imaginary conception captured in ink.the melody of nature smiles on each pal of its creation. here pal is the indian words which i determine most tinniest than a second..xlent n praiseworthy. nature is itself a panorama which i view in your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (8/12/2013 10:24:00 AM)

    Beautiful indeed Valsa, you have painted so many sublime scenes with your words. A lovely read. (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (8/12/2013 7:52:00 AM)

    A pen-click from the Nature...graphic and beautiful as is always expected from you...! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (8/12/2013 5:33:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem that flows and rhymes very well, I can see myself there surrounded by all this nature. (Report) Reply

  • Yasmeen Khan (8/12/2013 1:55:00 AM)

    'My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky'...is a tradition of classic poetry that you've followed nicely. I enjoyed the poem and feel it's divinity in my heart, dear Valsa ma'am. (Report) Reply

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