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  May 2022     2 months ago

Submitted Poems 4 total

Love Life . . . Hug a Tree!

Picture this. . .

The tiny insect
The ladybug, the bee
Even smaller than these
The bugs inside a tree

Glowworm or firefly
Neither’s worm nor fly
Light up the night
For passersby

Spiders spin their webs
Eat household pests

by Sharla Lee Shults

added 2 months ago

Transparent tiny bubbles
Those lucent little pearls
Trickle and tickle the nose
Of giggling little girls

Soap bubbles, sparkling water
Sarsaparilla, root beer
Dispense tingling sensations
Any time of the year

A twist of the wrist

by Sharla Lee Shults

added 1 year ago
Ode to the Willow Tree

O’ thou lovely willow tree
Why is it you weep?
Is it the tiny raindrops
Dancing on each leaf?

Like encircling curtains
Pendulous branches fall
Cascading slender leaves
Extend outward, droop, sprawl

O’ thou drooping willow
Why do you so...

by Sharla Lee Shults

added 1 year ago
Dance in the Rain

Why are rainy days and Mondays so sad?
They will be what you want them to be
You can greet them with despair or be glad
It is up to you their beauty to see

The gracefulness of the dance
As rain pelts upon your face
Emits thoughts at a mere...

by Sharla Lee (Shults)

added 2 years ago

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Hi, Sharla. My name is also Sharla and I am a writer of poetry connecting human nature with Mother Nature. I enjoyed your reading and encourage you to continue with your writing. Your words will touch someone's heart and leave an indelible mark. Best wishes for much success on your writing journey. It has just begun! 

2 years ago

Hi, Sharla. My name is also Sharla and I write poetry connecting human nature to Mother Nature. Enjoyed your reading and encourage you to continue with your writing. Poetry adds beauty to this oftentimes stressful world. Best wishes for a truly successful future! 

2 years ago


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