‘Whispers of Wind and Water’

A picture of beautiful Guilin, China, a location famously featured in Shenmue II, one of my favourite games of all time.

(A poem written from a prompt as part of 2015’s April PAD Challenge from Writer’s Digest- which was to write a ‘Nature’ poem)

Whispers of Wind and Water

Far from the madness of modernity
We step wistfully into the world
That wind and water have made.

A sanctuary free from stomping men
Here only a few slender feet slide
Along the river where singing birds glide.

The birds whistle to the wind’s tune
In the chorus of woodland calm,
An aural escape from the urban typhoon.

In the forest, the only true titans
Are the trees, shouldering the leaves,
The burden of gentle giants.

Trickles of water whisper away,
Sharing secrets with the flowers
And the creatures in its compass.

This realm is one of freedom,
Where no demands bloom,
A quiet refuge in any season.

That is the wonderful world
That the wind and water made.

Like this poem? Read more in my first poetry collection, ‘The Awakening’, avaliable NOW!

Paperback – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Awakening-Selection-Poems-Stuart-Peacock/dp/1911476335

eBook-: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B017BZBH6M


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s