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Unburdened
by E T Waldron
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I sat silently in the softly soniferous rain
partialy protected by a bus kiosk

I wasn't waiting for a bus,just walking, and
decided to stop and observe for a while

It is a lovely area outside a park,filled with
lovely wildflowers,and birds chattering

A large Oak tree allows visits by butterflies
hummingbirds,etc keeping them mostly dry

The spring rain is warm in the 77% temp we
 have here ,in california

I'm always surprised by this kind of steady rain
like a faucet turned low never wavering

The ambience is gentle, like in a half sleep and
everything is misty including ones thoughts

In fact I began to have visions as if dreaming
yet I was sure I was awake

I don't know how long I sat there in total cozy
contentment,I didn't want to know

How wondrous it is to lose oneself and be truly
unburdened, I must do it more often...

etw-2009

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Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 4/17/2009
It is wonderous, just like this soft poem
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 4/14/2009
i live for those moments...beautiful expression
Reviewed by David Young 4/11/2009
What a wondrous vision of contemplation.
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 4/11/2009
I must really be unburdened. I'm lost all the time LOL. Great pen Eileen.
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 4/11/2009
The contentment comes through beautifully and makes me feel relaxed. Lovely write:)
Sheila
Reviewed by Cryssa C 4/10/2009
This poem has a serene feel to it...the leisurely pace makes me want to stretch and yawn and relax.
My favorite stanzas...the last one and the one about the faucet.
Well done!
Cryssa
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 4/10/2009

Beautiful whispering words and pic also.
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 4/10/2009
Moments like these are most refreshing for the soul!
Happy Easter,
Christine
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 4/10/2009
Eileen, it's wonderful when it happens--just being.
And you capture the moment(s) so well. -gene.
Reviewed by Dale Clark 4/10/2009
It is a beautiful thing to just enjoy
what's around us and see the positive.
Great pen, Eileen!
Reviewed by D Johnson 4/10/2009
And people wonder why Henry David Theorw went to Waldon Pond, imagine what you discover just out of our front doors.

Eileen, this is very visual walk in the rain.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 4/10/2009
Thank you for this reminder that we should all take the time to stop and enjoy some restful and quiet retreat from the burdens of daily life...beautifully writen, Eileen

Carole~
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 4/10/2009
How peaceful your pause in life's chaos; appears to be such a pleasant retreat from the rain...and burdens, Eileen! We must each find our own cozy contentment from time to time. Thank you for this "tip" to unburden ourselves, dear friend.
Blessings and Love - Micke
Reviewed by Linda Hill 4/10/2009
Eileen,
Beautiful and peaceful imagery in thie write. I could feel the magic of the picture you painted with your words.

Blessings and love,
~Linda
Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/10/2009
Eileen, thank you for my soul refreshing meditative escape -- you so perfectly set the atmosphere, that I was sitting there with you -- and "the ambiance was truly gentle, like in a half sleep", a meditative embrace with nature -- beautiful -- thanks for sharing this work with me -- Happy Easter -- peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 4/10/2009
Lovely, Eileen ~ I especially like:

"The ambience is gentle, like in a half sleep and
everything is misty including ones thoughts..."

You remind us that the magic is always there waiting to be discovered, experienced, appreciated. It is a form of sustenance for the spirit and you've captured it in a way that's simple and beautiful.



Reviewed by Georg Mateos 4/10/2009
They said that one should watch it when a Tiger Lily gets all purring and tranquil, overall if the temperature hits 77 and climbing.

Georg

Reviewed by Cindy Tuttle 4/9/2009
Wonderful. I believe that is one of the most wonderful prayers. Meditatine on nature and letting nature speak to you. Just being.I love to do that at the ocen when I go.Not many thoughts - just being with God in nature.

With Love,
Cindy
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/9/2009
sounds like time well spent!
Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams 4/9/2009
I had a lovely time like that today myself and I revisited it with your poem...what a gift. Very nice work. thanks, Be well, Kathy
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 4/9/2009
:)Teehee, I do this alot, and it works! In fact I did it as a child and got yelled at by the teacher for not paying attention "Snicker Snicker" yet it is an awesome way to do Just what you Entitled this write, and so you have captured the essence, the very essence of UNBURDENED! Lovely and TY, Happy Easter Holiday.
Love n hugszz Ch'erie
Reviewed by Elizabeth Hobbs 4/9/2009
Hi Eileen
I'm with you. Letting the mind drift is rejuvenating to the body, mind and soul. Cheers and happy Easter. Liz
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 4/9/2009
Beautiful writing once again sweet lady..have a wonderful and safe evening..Hugsss
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/9/2009
Eileen, a most amazing and gratifying write. All the reasons why I enjoy walking along the beach or strolling through the woods on a warm spring day. A chance to clear the mind and give body and soul time to heal, beautiful writing...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Stan Grimes 4/9/2009
How wonderous indeed. Beautiful write...one of your best.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/9/2009
Beautifully restful, Eileen, well done! Enjoy the rain while you have it.

(((HUGS))) and love, and God bless you this Easter Season and always, Karla.
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 4/9/2009
Hi Eileen, and we should as such! What one can unburden while doing this! We learn from you!

In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/9/2009
Wonderful write, Eileen; well done! BRAVA!

Happy Easter to you and yours; may it be full of love, hope, laughter, and above all, joy!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D



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