The Splendor

Updated on June 26, 2020
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I now live in Daytona Beach, Florida with my wonderful cat Sid.

The beauty and the splendor,

of majestic mountains,

inspires

and makes my heart and soul sing.

It is there that I can climb up high,

to be nearer to you my love,

in your heavenly home.

I can hear the wind whisper your name to me

and the mountain echoes my joy –

being closer to you.


Deep down in a lush valley,

a river flows,

sourced from a waterfall,

gushing down from above.

There by the pool.

I throw flowers in,

each one like a lovely natural boat bobs,

down the river, they go,

hoping to send greetings to you,

when out to the sea they float.


Down by the sea,

the golden sand sparkles,

the gulls fly through the skies,

the breezes blow all around,

reminding me of our days in the sun.

Seashells play music,

from other shores,

the wind caresses my cheek,

I hear your voice so clear –

as I blow kisses up toward the heavens above.


This beauty and splendor always inspires,

I know love is eternal.

Someday there’ll be a bridge to cross,

where you’ll reach out your hand to me –

together forever we’ll be.

© 2020 Gypsy Rose Lee

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 months ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Thank you, John.

      Thank you, Ann,

      Thank you, Pamela,

      Thank you, Bill.

      Thank you, Eric,

      Thank you, Paul

      Thank you, Ruby

      Thank you, Shauna

      Thank you, Genna

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      Genna East 

      2 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      The bridge of love is always there...and you have captured it beautifully!

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      2 months ago from Central Florida

      Rasma, I think this is one of my favorites. I especially like the line "seashells play music from other shores". What poetry!

      One day you and your love will be reunited. Until then, he speaks to you from Nature's splendor.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      2 months ago from Southern Illinois

      This is so very beautiful. A true love never ends. Knowing you'll be together throughout eternity is heavenly.

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      Paul Neglia 

      2 months ago from Poughkeepsie, NY USA

      So sad and precious. I really hope to have my own bridge near the end no matter which side i live in. Nice work

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      Eric Dierker 

      2 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Wow that is some enotional stuff. I like it.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Very lovely, Rasma! A bridge of love will never fail us as we move on in life...and afterwards.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      2 months ago from Sunny Florida

      This poem beautifully paints a picture of nature and love, yet there is some sadness as you wait for his hand.

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      Ann Carr 

      2 months ago from SW England

      Beautiful words, pulling at the heart strings.

      The emotion is raw.

      Ann

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      John Hansen 

      2 months ago from Queensland Australia

      So sad, yet so beautiful.

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