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This Evening
by Dawn Anderson
Sunday, July 18, 2010
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Written yesterday evening...


I stand in front of the living room window,

welcoming a soft summer breeze –

a red crescent moon hangs off in the distance –

the air, crisp and clean.

Closing my eyes, I take a deep breath

while listening to the silence, thankful

for this moment – right here – right now.



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Reviewed by Ken Colonsay 9/25/2010
The soft evening light is very soothing; the day is drawing to a close and it is a time of reflection; especially nice when there is garden outside your living-room window, and maybe an urban fox will slyly pay a visit, looking for a few tidbits to eat, left out by a kindly human.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/27/2010
You have recalled and shared special moments very effectively via your verses, Dawn; and the image that you have chosen very nicely complements your theme. Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/23/2010
And I am thankful I read these lines, Dawn -- gorgeous in image and verse! Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 7/23/2010
Beautifully written
The serenest of your thoughts
are shared by all,
the sight before you
Is priceless........
Love & peace

William
Reviewed by JMS Bell 7/22/2010
AMEN. WE DO NOT KNOW WHAT TOMORROW WILL BRING, BUT RIGHT HERE AND NOW, FOR THESE MOMENTS OF PEACE AND CONTENTMENT...THANK YOU. WELL DONE DAWN AND SO APPRECIATED. THANKS FOR SHARING, LOVE AND BLESSINGS, JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 7/22/2010
This sounds peaceful! Nicely described.
Sheila
Reviewed by jude forese 7/22/2010
wonderful state of mind flows along with the emotion of this poem ...
Reviewed by Cryssa C 7/20/2010
The closing statement is really what life is all about... learning to be thankful for the here and now and wishing it away for what we deem to be greener pastures. I, for one, am still trying to learn that lesson though. :~)

Beautiful picture!
Cryssa
Reviewed by Andy Turner 7/20/2010
A dreamy write.
Pictres to reflect upon, often-times. xx
Reviewed by Paul Judges 7/20/2010
A wonderful moment captured.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/19/2010
a grand feeling of contentment in this poem, Dawn!
Wondrous pic too!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/19/2010
Lovely poem and pic, Dawn.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 7/19/2010
LOVELY!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 7/18/2010
This reminds me of the very first poem of yours I ever read - I love this because it echoes that poem, the place I formed my first impression of you . . . you were at a kitchen window in that poem and I believe it was morning(?). This, then, feels like full circle.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 7/18/2010
It is a wonderful thing to be able to have this kind of emotion, Dawn. It took me many years to appreciate what this poem is about. Thanks goodness I lived long enough to reach that state of consciousness.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 7/18/2010
That you are so aware of and appreciative of the moments that matter, Dawn, speaks volumes...a poet in touch with the essential world and calm within her own spirituality.
Yes!

John
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 7/18/2010
A song in the moment...gratitude sings :) beautiful Dawn~
Christine
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 7/18/2010
'Tis a joy indeed to share your lovely moment, Dawn.
Thank you. -gene.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/18/2010
Thank you for sharing such a peaceful and contented moment with all of us here at the den. For a few seconds you invited us into your world...calm and serene.
fee
Reviewed by George Carroll 7/18/2010
A poetic verse that mesmerizes the mind of an enchanting evening.

George
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg 7/18/2010
perfection!
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 7/18/2010
Sounds like we were moved by the same sort of moment yesterday. Well done.
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 7/18/2010
Your poem is an example that there is beauty all around, and all we have to do is take a "moment" to observe and appreciate it.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 7/18/2010
and that is the essense of gratitude!
Reviewed by Art Sun 7/18/2010
Nice work Dawn...the simplicity of your thoughts give us that view of the enormity of life and the way you see the moments of reflection...

nice...
Reviewed by F William Broome 7/18/2010
Rigt on - softly, sweetly and surely,a gift from the gods.

Your words drip a love of nature.
Reviewed by L Hippler 7/18/2010
Right here, right now is a hard thing to capture. You always come up with themes that I can easily identify with.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 7/18/2010
Beautiful writing sweet lady..stay safe and well..Hugss
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 7/18/2010
Now that is living in the moment, Dawn, simply lovely both the photo and your deeply felt words.

Ciao bella,
Amber
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 7/18/2010
Ahhh, here you call forth images and the sweetness of moments unfettered ~
You have achieved a poetic form of peace!
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by David Maclellan 7/18/2010
A beautiful moment in time captured forever by your eloquence Dawn. 'listening to the silence'...sometimes it's the sweetest sound in the world!
Bless you Dawn,
David
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