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Afternoon in Beacon

Afternoon in Beacon

A time so new, A journey I dare
A glass of wine, My soul to bare
The trees they change with colors abound
My heart is still racing for a soul that I found

So dance all you shadows that live on the street
A joyous occasion, just at your feet
A smile of wonder of what it might bring
Just here in the moment, that one little thing

A soft breeze, a moment of ease
It has to be something
It’s neither of these

Unspoken words
All of us heard
A touch of a hand
A thought that we can

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An afternoon in Beacon NY

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Written on October 05, 2021

Submitted by menziest on October 13, 2021

Modified by menziest

33 sec read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 506
Words 111
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 1, 4, 4, 3, 4

Discuss this Timothy Menzies poem with the community:

  • teril
    Thanks for sharing this moment with us. I can picture you, pen in hand, your wine, maybe the autumn colors, your thoughts... Nicely written.
    LikeReplyReport 13 months ago
    • menziest
      It helps to have inspiration to write
      I’m constantly inspired to write and share
      Thanks for your comment. More to come ☀️
      LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    They say a poet is not known in his own city ! Maybe so but they are known on Poetry.com. Write and the world is mine !
    LikeReplyReport1 year ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    Very well thought out poem, nice flow of words describing little things mean a lot ! There is a song about little things by Kitty Kalen, look it up, you will love it
    LikeReplyReport1 year ago
  • Soulwriter
    LikeReplyReport1 year ago
  • sheryl_p
    I love!!! Very ❤️
    LikeReplyReport 11 year ago
    • menziest
      thank you for enjoying my poetry. ❤️
      LikeReplyReport1 year ago


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