Treasure Island

Patricia Grantham

(May 27,1952 / Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

Truly Amazing


Bright sunshine rises heralding a brand new day
Dew drops glistening on a bed of grass they lay
A cool breeze flows as it drifts through the air
Leaves dancing and floating with lots of flair

As the time passes by there's a calm and quiet hush
Birds nesting and preening in the thick underbrush
A solitary blackbird is peeking down from its perch
Animals resting quietly until their nightly search

The grass begins to wither under the searing heat
Scorching sun bears down on a field of golden wheat
Nature has its own reminders when it's time to change
Like an old fashion tune that plays outside its range

Planet earth continues to revolve just as we so believe
Then the sun begins to set in her familiar place at eve
Closing its brilliant curtains as it slowly takes a bow
Always called it home then as we continue to call it now

Submitted: Saturday, June 07, 2014
Edited: Saturday, June 21, 2014

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  • * Sunprincess * (6/30/2014 9:53:00 AM)

    ..................this is so beautiful...so poetic....wish I could write a poem like this one....truly loved reading this write... (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (6/20/2014 10:53:00 PM)

    A sunny day with all its changes as the day advances and the activities of Nature's small inhabitants until dusk arrives are beautifully captured in this motion picture! You have truly created an amazing scene, Pat! (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (6/18/2014 10:17:00 PM)

    Reading your poem, it soothes me, so colorful and eventful is this world, truly it's amazing.... Loved it (Report) Reply

  • Ken E Hall (6/10/2014 6:24:00 AM)

    Delightful sunshine rises the poem yes every day is a leafy dancing day as you tell us... are we so lucky, love the way the sun takes a bow...nice to read indeed...regards (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/9/2014 6:35:00 AM)

    Nature has its own reminders when it's time to change
    Just like an old fashion tune that stays in its range
    Wonderful observations about nature filled up in a beautiful poem. My new poems await your reading. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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