Green Dreams – Author Glenda Higgins

Green Dreams

 

Emerging from mist-filled mornings

Where birds sang in muffled cries

And ancient trees rained green dreams

And mossy memories

 

Of times before our days

Standing stout in western winds

Blowing towards the east

Where golden grains grew

 

And waved hello

To the rising sun

With wayward love calling travelers

To look for new roots

 

On treeless prairie plains

And Napoleon stood firm

Across the troubled sea

While ancient trees watched

 

And grew stronger

Settled beyond the peaks

Newly born

To the earth in labour

 

As the soil pushed and cried

A millennium of learning

With blood flowing red and blue

And ancient trees

 

Raining green dreams

In the mist-filled morning

Now what we might ask

Looking up at canopies

 

Of filtered daylight

Where now and have we finished

With lessons barely learnt

Dream on dear giants

 

Of filtered daylight

Where now and have we finished

With lessons barely learnt

Dream on dear giants

 

We need your gentle green

To sooth our restless spirits

That stretch from sea to sea

And beyond to deserted cradles

 

Birthplace of man

Now turned to endless sand

In places and beyond

Where travelers long to go

 

And secret dreams of passion

Across the prairies of the sky

Dream on dear ancient ones

And stand tall and strong

 

© Glenda Higgins

Glenda Higgins

Excerpt from the book “Poetry in Motion”


Glenda Higgins

About the Author 

Glenda spent her early work in libraries – ten years in various positions, including cataloguing, which launched her on a favorite pastime of reading everything under the sun.

 Her start as a poet surprised her. She took a poetry-writing course. Two hundred poems wrote themselves in a furious manner, in two weeks.  This led to performing poetry in cafes and on the radio and about three hundred more poems.

Visit Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/glenda-higgins.html



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