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On This Day-Repost
by D L Johnson
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
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I have been reposting this poem every year, right around the 4th of July, although its message is applicable, always- dlj

On This Day
(c) 2004
Dan Johnson

Above the clouds
Eagle soars,
Knowing from what was
In ages past.
Knowing now what is, he asks,
How much longer will it last?
His view clouded by a tear;
While down below
Breeze meanders,
And whispers secrets
That the tree knows
The owl knows,
The deer knows,
The bear knows,
While the river roars
To its own beat,
And they plead;
On this day,
Give honor to this place,
For this gift received, to never be disgraced.
On this day,and forever more.

Dan Johnson.

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/13/2010
It does seem that all creature know what is going on except for man. Thank you, Dan. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 7/6/2010
Wow! This is enchanting poetry. I loved it!

Anna
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 7/1/2010
Great message for the 4th Dan. Glad you re-posted. Patrick
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/1/2010
the tree knows,
The owl knows,
The deer knows,
The bear knows,
To give honor to this place.

If only we human beings were as wise, what a wonderful world it might be.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/30/2010
A keeper, that is a perfect one to repeat every 4th,since it can't get any better! Thanks for sharing it DL!

ET
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 6/30/2010
First time reader for me. An excellent piece.


GOD BLESS YOU
TONY
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 6/30/2010
What a beautiful poetic whispering that stirs what is in our hearts ~
I have never read this, and I'm very glad you reposted it because it's so important that all of us think upon your words.

Namaste,
Christine
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 6/30/2010
Nice to read it again :)
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