My Sanctuary

My Sanctuary short poem

Photo by scotbot

Slowly I walked into the coolness of the woods
Serene quietness punctuated by the calls of the birds
Scampering of squirrels amidst the moving shadows
Cast by the leafy canopy of boughs and leaves
As clouds play hide and seek with the sun above

Against the woody trunk of my old friend I lay
Beneath me a layer of leaves brown and scarlet
Relaxing in mind and body, a sweet surrender
To the fragrant scent of green, brown and yellow
Smell and sight merging into a delightful mix

A breeze, coming in from the north, blew its morning greeting
In reply, the boughs creaked, and leaves stirred from the night’s slumber
I succumb joyfully to the early warmth of the sun
And the soft caress of the falling leaves
My sanctuary till the evening comes.

Poet Note:
Most of us have a special place where we relax, let go of the daily stresses and find solitude. The woods would be a great place; a great sanctuary.

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

kwai chee low

Signup / Login to follow the poet.
From young, I have a love for the English Language and have been a voracious reader of novels, getting my fill from the British Council and later at the U.S.I.S. Clearly the writing style of UK and American authors is different.It is only about three years ago that I ventured into the world of poetry, and starting to pen my own poems. I find it gratifying and fulfilling to have an opportunity to put my thoughts, feelings and emotions into poems and haiku.
Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

2 Comments on "My Sanctuary"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest
Preeti
Member

Any beautiful calm place of beautiful nature, is my idea of a solitude needed for my thoughts to flow:)

wpDiscuz

My Unfaded Moon

My Unfaded Moon sonnet poems

In those corners of your eyes my darkness prevades I wish all the doors gets locked from inside Why does our western gleam fades in twilight shades And still you’re searching for me in pale moonlight The night never brings

My Pearl Of Inestimable Value

My Pearl Of Inestimable Value ode

My Pearl of Inestimable Value Out from its obscurity in this Silence Dawn, emerged an invisible Cruelty, gabbed in terminal robe; Stealthily descended upon this blissful abode: the habitation of ‘My Pearl of Inestimable Value’ With its fangs snarling in

Unto My Sister

Unto My Sister short poem

I am terribly shocked and remorseful My sister, can’t help than weeping at your ill-fate Transcending self to a passive onlooker Or to the role of an unmindful passenger With torn heart, tied hands, and bleeding eyes All finding acutely

My Heart Loves You

My Heart Loves You short poem

My heart loves you Was it not some time ago, My heart was like a rock? An impenetrable fortress, With steep cliffs at its side, A distance land, Far away, From where no ordinary soul, Would dare to reside? I

My Sunshine

My Sunshine short poem

In the darkest of hours, I still knew there will be dawn, You will arise like a sun, To fill me with light and warmth, To make the world beautiful for me, To make me your Queen, In the chariot