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Sonnet to Home
by Annabel Sheila

Friday, June 22, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Going home in August for a week...can't wait...Newfoundland is always in my heart...she's part of me....an unbelieveably beautiful pristine island...a little rugged yes...but incredible to see....


 

To tread upon her rugged shore
Caressed by a restless sea.
Linger beside a pristine brook
Just the trees, the breeze and me!
 
To wander through open meadows
Where wildflowers paint the scene,
Feel the warmth of a sunshine kiss
On a carpet of emerald green!
 
To gaze upon mountains old as time,
Splendid hues of green and blue!
Peaks that seem to touch the clouds
And very often do!
 
To hear the birdsong melodies
Freedom beneath their wings!
Air so fresh and pure and clean
Your heart is sure to sing!
 
There’s not another place on earth
More near and dear to my heart
And even when I’m away from home
Newfoundland is in my heart!
 

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Reviewed by Asa Seeley 6/24/2012
kissing your roots...tenderly. thanks for share

asa
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/24/2012
Beautiful Anna, Have a wonderful time... I am heading to such a place in July..Camp Narrows on Namakan Lake (my parents cabin) and a 15 mile boat trip to get there...words could not describe :)
Hugs and love,
Christine
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/23/2012
Sorry, but I'm green with envy!

Ron
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 6/23/2012
Your heart is singing Anna. A scene to caress your thoughts
in this magnificat poem.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Richard King 6/23/2012
Nice one Anna, I love the rhythm.

Nothing compares to going back home, especially after you've been away for a spell. Dick
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 6/22/2012
Annabel,
your love of home is well portrayed here, i wish that I had the same feeling as to wishing to return. Newfoundland is beautiful and I can understand why.
Budd
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/22/2012
This poem makes one smile upon reading it, as the reader can tell how much in love you are with your home...I enjoyed this one...e
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/22/2012
As the son of a Newfoundlander and having visited there more than once, as well as having one of my books published there...I can so relate to your love of your province...it is indeed a marvelous place. Hope someday to go back myself...
fee
Reviewed by Laura Fall 6/22/2012
Absolutely Splendid poetry and they say home is where the heart sure is beautiful words and description of a wonderful place my friend Laura
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 6/22/2012
Strange, but Newfoundland has always been a place I wanted to see. I never got around to it, darn it. I believe I will take a trip there soon after I win the Powerball. All kidding aside Newfoundland and Tangiers have been two places I've wanted to visit. I know why I have always wanted to visit Tangiers, because of the movies and it just sounds exotic. Newfoundland? The majestic pictures I've seen of the place called me, too bad I was too busy to find the time to go there. Now I just get to read about it, and this was a superb poem, Anna.
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 6/22/2012
Sounds absolutely beautiful, and what's more important than "beautiful" is peaceful: to have a place on earth for you to restore your soul... Wonderful words, my dear friend.
Mark
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