Sunday, February 1, 2015

Lavender Sky



for Hannah's prompt at Real Toads : Lavender

I'm in love with this place,
with its lavender sky,
its shining sands, the seabird's cry,
where every tree is a friend,
every rock knows my name.
In love with the sea,
one is never, after, the same.

The sun sets low, the skies aglow,
this perfect moment
all I know.
The beauty saturates my soul,
and I am Home, 
in my home of homes,
peaceful, joyous,
whole.

In lavender dreams I float
across a lavender sky,
and no one ever loved a dream
as much as I.

Sigh. Home, my friends, and it was all spectacular, and perfect. I did take photos, of the harbour, as I couldnt get to the beach without wheels. I will post them tomorrow. Am tired, and replete, and needing some rest!

19 comments:

  1. I'd melt before this lavender sky for sure. Your words always bring forth a lot of positive vibes, Sherry. Rest well... smiles..

    - ksm

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  2. welcome home sherry...i hope the trip was amazing...and your love is evident every time you talk of this place...smiles.

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  3. Oh I love those lavender skies too and your beautiful words as you bring them to us!

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  4. So glad you had such a good time.
    I've been gone too, but not for a fun reason.
    I read many of your past posts. I just don't have energy to comment on them all. I love the lavendar sky. The photo is spectacular. Look forward to more pics. Now rest.

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  5. Spectacular moment...I love the colors of the sunset ~

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  6. A Lavender sky.. what a gorgeous experience Sherry.. only a sunset at sea can give such skies

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  7. I was drawn by the glorious photo - but stayed for your exquisite words! Hugs!

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  8. and no one ever loved a dream
    as much as I.

    Such a perfect ending to an idyllic description of place.

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  9. Beautiful photo! Great rhythm to your words, Sherry!

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  10. ...like a dream and loved the quiet rhythm

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  11. Spectacular and perfect are exactly what you deserved, Sherry! And your poem shares those sentiments. Makes me want to trek to the ocean!

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  12. A beautiful sky, a perfect dream. Welcome home.

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  13. There is something magical about a lavender sky. I love the rhymes in your poem, so beautiful! Welcome home, Sherry :)

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  14. Welcome home Sherry! :) Lavender sky, what a beautiful sight to behold!

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  15. Greetings from Greece,

    So lovely to meet a fellow Canuck!

    Your lavender sky, is indeed the stuff of dreams, as you so eloquently expressed. How peaceful and pretty it all is.

    Wishing you a wonderful week!

    Poppy

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  16. Pretty skies, pretty name for them. I am glad you could come up, everyone ought to go home now and then. There isn't much left of my original home, the home I was born in. It was bulldozed down.
    ..

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  17. glad you got to the coast, Sherry ~

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  18. "...not after the same". The ocean front is a gift of continuous change. I love that too about it. My wish for you is this was permanent and not a vacation. But it is still a gift. I look forward to those images. Ill go look now.

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I so appreciate you taking the time to read and comment.
Thank you so much. I will be over to see you soon!