Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Special Feature Collaborative Poem--By ayaz daryl nielsen and Peggy Dugan French--United States

the meadow

By ayaz daryl nielsen and Peggy Dugan French

filled with dove and meadowlark
the meadow outside my window ablaze in song
hymns of awakening and well-being
spill into the valley through the pines
wild grasses and flowers sway to the rhythm
a new peace falls over me
and it seems I’m so much more than I was
long ago, lost in the world without you

37 comments:

  1. When simpatico stirs, the entire world looks different...

    Great duet.

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  2. What a stunning collaboration. The poem is filled with peace and I found myself reading slower, inhaling the words so to speak. Sharing the song filled meadow with someone you love does feel like your last two lines--" it seems I'm so much more than I was/ long ago, lost in the world without you."

    thank you daryl and Peggy.

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Jo, so glad you enjoyed the piece.

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    2. three (maybe four or more) for Jo!

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  3. very nicely done pl see illustration sent to you through Karen,
    love angelee

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  4. Love "hymns of awakening and well-being"
    Nicely done Daryl and Peggy.

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  5. Daryl and Peggy--I have enjoyed your poetry over the years separately and together you two are superb. Thank you for this collaboration and I hope there will be more.

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    1. Barbara, thank you for your kind words, I am so glad you have enjoyed our work, I am sure there will be more to come. Cheers!

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    2. thank you, Barbara, and send poetry to Shemom and bear creek haiku!

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  6. Splendid, Congratulations to Daryl and Peggy.

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  7. In the meadow
    the duo of talented poets
    find peace among the pines
    flowers and grass

    they transmit it through a verbal construct/mode
    called poetry
    and readers, too, experience the
    identical peace and the nirvana
    by being transported there with the doves and larks!

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    1. Thanks for this Sunil, enjoyed it!!!!

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    2. thank you, Sunil - best to your day. . .

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  8. A wonderful image, so beautifully written, it really inspires. Thank you for sharing it

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    1. Thank you Annie for your kind words!

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    2. thank you, Annie, best to your day

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  9. Peggy and Ayaz,
    I loved this collaboration. So beautiful and heartwarming.
    Your friend,
    David Fox

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    1. Thanks David, glad you enjoyed it!

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    2. best to you, David, and thank you

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  10. Nice collaboration ayaz and Peggy. I enjoyed it. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings to both of you!

    -MJ (www.tgbtgpublictions.com)

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    1. thank you, Maurice, best to your day and to your poetic endeavors. . .

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  12. What a lovely poem and collaborations, like a lovebird poem. Nice to see you here, ayaz daryl nelson!

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  13. thank you, AMichele! good to see you here, too!

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