Sunday, April 14, 2013

A Garden

Did you know April is National Poetry Month? In celebration of that and the joy and beauty of spring I wanted to share this poem with you. Happy Spring!



A garden filled with fragrant flowers,
Surrounded by tall, strong trees,
With leaves fluttering in a soft breeze
Can provide many pleasant hours;
The peaceful sense of beauty it brings
And joy flooding into each part
Satisfies a yearning in my heart,
As my spirit soars and sings.

Enjoying nature’s beauty and rest
With the light of God’s love on my face,
An awareness swells of a special grace,
Recalling the things in life that are best;
As a certainty fills me that all will be right
Since the One who caused all things to be
Created this beauty for you and for me,
And my soul overflows with pure delight!

© Connie Arnold




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12 comments:

Susie Swanson said...

Beautiful Poem Connie.. Your poems really hold so much promise and hope..Thank you for sharing them with us. Blessings to you.

Cecilia Marie Pulliam said...

Perfect imagery for the world's rebirth and our spiritual re-birth through this Easter season. I love the photo too. Happy Spring to you too, Connie!

Jean Wise said...

Connie this is a wonderful poem I love spring and your words painted a wonderful glimpse of it for me

Maple Lane said...

Hi Connie, Beautiful poem. I enjoyed the beauty of spring yesterday while out shopping. The trees/flowers are so pretty!

Cathy said...

I love that poem, Connie and the beautiful picture. Thank for your sweet visit. Blessings ~

Ginny said...

Beautiful picture and words!!!

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

I love spring...and your words describe it well

Just Be Real said...

Connie, lovely. Thank you for sharing your heart. Blessings.

Marsha @Spots and Wrinkles said...

Connie,
So true that there are few things that will make my "soul overflow with delight" like a garden. :)
Have a happy weekend.

Brenda Kay Ledford said...

I love this poem. It is very pretty and has beautiful imagery. My devotion this morning was on the beauty of God's creation. You have captured this wonderfully.

Kerrie said...

Simply lovely! ♥

Never Forsaken said...

Hi Connie,
Your blog is simply beautiful...Thank you for sharing such pretty flower photos...so appreciated on this cold dreary day!
~God bless~ Lisa