Sunday, 29 June 2014

Under the plum tree

For sunday Scribblings 2. The prompt " plum"  I put the plum in my mind and it just sat there like a plum does. It stayed a plum. Luckily in English words are broken up like plum tree. So I can use that as well. In Dutch it would be one word.

Painting Armand Guilaumin

 Under the plum tree

In the shadow of a plum tree
she sat down leaving where light begun
Entering a dream world
of velvety clouds kissed by the sun

Cradling in this sacred space
escaping from her daily wars
descending into peace full thoughts
rooted in a thousand stars

 the pink plum tree blossom
towers like a crown
above her shimmering hair
meandering over her simple gown

A man passing by, bewitched by her being
his heart erupting, love flowing free
reflected in the eyes
of the girl under the plum tree


12 comments:

  1. Romantic and sweet. Love reflected in the eyes is a beautiful final image.
    Welcome back to blogland!

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  2. What a wonderful flow this has - like a lullaby..and so magical..think i too would like to dream under that plum tree

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  3. Nicely done! I loved the imagery.

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  4. What a great picture to compliment your stunning poem. I fell in love with myself!

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  5. Ik heb een pruimenboom in mijn tuin, maar heb er nooit onder zitten dromen.....

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  6. Both poem and picture are beautiful.

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  7. Beautifully written, Marja! A plum tree in bloom is a little like a floral hat that enhances the woman beneath.

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  8. Hi Marja .. sometimes those beautiful trees just give us a warm, colourful place to relax, breathe in deeply and live ... under that plum tree .. lovely - cheers Hilary

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  9. A great poem, well done! I love the pic too. The colours are awesome.

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  10. A great poem, well done! I love the pic too. The colours are awesome.

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  11. Romantic and great poem,dear Marja!

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  12. Wow Marja, you are an excellent poet.. Loved this poem... Beautiful.. Thank you.
    Love Sue xox

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