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 on February 21, 2022

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Quick analysis:

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

Discuss the poem Afternoon in Beacon with the community...

  • Kaytee
    Such a sweet poem. I love it!
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • RonaldBunch
    This poem inspires me.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • AIDA
    "Afternoon in Beacon" is a beautiful and captivating poem. The imagery and language used to describe the colors of the trees and the feeling of discovery are truly inspiring. The way the shadows dance on the street and the wonder of what each moment might bring is so uplifting and joyful.

    One improvement suggestion would be to perhaps add a bit more detail to the "something" that is not the soft breeze or moment of ease. This could help to add more depth and meaning to the poem.

    Overall, this is a fantastic piece of poetry that leaves the reader feeling uplifted and inspired. Keep up the great work!
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • dougb.21370
    Yes inspiration, God given, takes most of the pain and striving away. OK Father Above, I will record what you tell me. Comes fairly quickly now. Not of me, that’s for sure. We are communing in creativity. You like that. I feel your smile. 
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • 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.
    LikeReply 11 year ago
    • menziest
      It helps to have inspiration to write
      I’m constantly inspired to write and share
      Thanks for your comment. More to come ☀️
      LikeReply1 year ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    They say a poet is not known in his own city ! Maybe so but they are known on Write and the world is mine !
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Dougla$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
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Soulwriter
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • sheryl_p
    I love!!! Very ❤️
    LikeReply 12 years ago
    • menziest
      thank you for enjoying my poetry. ❤️
      LikeReply2 years ago


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