Thursday, August 9, 2012

"Beauty all around us"

My first poem I wrote today

God gave us the gift of sight,
but do we see?

God created beauty all around us,
 but do we see?

We awake each day,we open our eyes
There's beauty all around us

                                                                        But do we see?

Today I awoke, I opened my eyes
I walked passed the sun room on the way to the shower

But did I see?

Through the glass, the fresh new blooms of roses over the arbour
A tiny spider spinning her web,a trail of silver thread behind her as she worked tirelessly

I could see

A honey eater fluttered through the branches of the Abutilon tree
diving to catch the insects for breakfast
He stopped to drink in the nectar from deep within the flowers

                                                   A pair of Pee Wee's flew down 
                                           They settled on the edge of the mosaic bird bath
                                            the cool water shimmered as they bent to drink

                                                                     I could see

The sun just peeping through the clouds
Warming and awakening the little creatures in the garden
each of them looking for breakfast

I could see

Little buds on the jonquils bursting into bloom 
Their creamy petals with deep yellow centres
lifting their little heads to catch the warmth of the sun
Little droplets of dew falling onto the smiley faces of the pansies
growing beneath

I can see

The beauty of everything around me,I had not seen before
Gods beautiful creations
There for all to see
If only we open our eyes and really see

The Beauty all around us"

I hope you all have a lovely week
and enjoy the Beauty all around you
xx jeanetteann

I will be joining all my friends at the following parties this week

Kathe with an E
Home Sweet Home
Common Ground
My Romantic Home
French Country Cottage
The Dedicated House
The Charm of Home
Trish's House and Home
The Thrifty Groove
Ivy and Elephants


Rosetta said...

Cara Janetteann,bellissime le tue bellezze!Il poter vedere è un bellissimo dono del Signore e chi è felice delle piccole cose è così fortunato!Baci,Rosetta

Gina said...

Beautiful poem and beautiful photos to go with it! Thank you for this wonderful message this morning.

Alessandra said...

Dear Jeanetteann, i agree with you! We must use our eyes in a better way because beautiful things surround us every day.I use my creativity to see better.

Keetha Broyles said...

Love the violet dish and the embroidered linen.

Karen said...

Your garden is looking lovely, I can't wait until spring. Love the violet dishes.

Two Cottages And Tea said...

What a beautiful post! You are so talented to be able to write beautiful poems. Your flowers are so lovely and I enjoyed your post so much.

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Jeanetteann!

What gorgeous images and such lovely words - quite beautiful and inspiring! :) Thank you so much for sharing it with all of us!

Hugs from here,

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

If this comment comes through twice, I am sorry!
What a wonderful post and what beautiful images of your home!!
I am following you now too!


Ivy and Elephants said...

This is such a wonderful post. Your pictures are fabulous and capture the moment.


Olivia said...

Hello sweet one! Your words and flowers are just darling!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

What a beautiful post! I love your poem and your photos. Such a great message!

Cindy Adkins said...

Lovely photos and poem...and so true! Thanks for sharing it with us.
Hugs, Cindy

The Painted Garden said...

Hi Jeanetteann,

Oh goodness - what a lovely poem and beautiful photos to go along with it. Thank you for sharing it with us. You are a very gifted writer.
Have a lovely day.

P.S. The painting of the adorable dog and broken flower pot is not of Bentley - I thought it looked like him also.

Susan said...

Hello Jeanetteanne....Lovely photos! Thanks for sharing them. Also, thanks for your visit and comment to my blog. Always love having you stop by. Hope you have a super Sunday! Susan

Barb said...

Hi Jeanetteann,
Your poem and photos are beautiful.
We do need to take time to see the beauty around us...
Have a lovely week
Barb from Australia

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Beautiful words - lifted my heart - and I agree - we do need to see the beauty around us - lately, I have been thinking I don't want to waste another day not appreciating God's wonderful glorious love and creation! I do appreciate you sharing with A Return to Loveliness,

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

So Beautifully Sweet with lots and lots of eye candy! LOVED IT!!!
Have a wonderful week,

Janae said...

I love the poem! You have so many gorgeous flowers!