Elusive Life


The crisp morning air, 

The slow breaking dawn,

The tiny little Dew Drops,

Glistening in anticipation

Life giving green leaves,

Brilliant bright  petals,

Red, Yellow and Aquamarine blue

Covered by the tiny shiny Dew Drops…

Raise their faces to the glowing Sun 

Alas

 A thoughtless hand,

A swishing skirt,

A hurrying foot,

A careless wand

Brushes the dewdrops away

Unsung n yet unborn

The eager lil Dewdrops

Stilled before life began…..

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In response to the Daily Prompt:

Elusive

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9 thoughts on “Elusive Life

  1. andy1076 July 27, 2016 / 12:59 am

    My favorite photo subjects in the early hours of the day 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Catherine July 27, 2016 / 6:54 am

    Nice poem. I love to get up early to watch the sun rise and walk through the dew saturated grass.

    Like

  3. evelynso July 27, 2016 / 9:42 am

    A lovely tribute to often-neglected joie de vivre.

    Like

  4. Vinay Leo R. July 27, 2016 / 11:35 am

    Beautiful thoughts. Yes. Those little moments that may matter are so casually brushed off in the rush of life.

    Liked by 1 person

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