A World For You

If I could paint a world for you, my child,
I’d fill it with the sparkle of new life
With bursting buds I’d break the frosted ground
And put an end to darkness and to strife
I’d drench your ears with birdsong and your skin
Would tingle with the sunlit warmth of love
I’d draw your heart with fullness, till you know
My peace and tranquil beauty from above
If I could paint a world for you, my child,
Our days in lost abandon we would spend
No thoughts would crowd out wonder and pure joy
And time would never start and never end

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I can't remember when I didn't write poems but as I've got older, I find they spill into my head, often at inconvenient times of the morning! I use to write them on my way to work, hence the title of my blog, but now I've given up to go trekking around in a campervan with my husband. Plenty of time to reflect on the world, though I don't claim to understand it any better....
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