The simple things

We’ve been here before
but the effect is the same
In this place we come back to
again and again
A long tunnel of trees
with sunlight ahead
And the fragrance of forest
in the paths we have led

Following dark trails
to see where they lead
With no quickness of pace
or desire for great speed
With the crisp crunch of bracken
beneath our footfall
and the mystery of woodland
surrounding us all

Finding pleasure with the simple
effects of the light
as it shines through the branches
Quite a beautiful sight
Then discovering a glade
bathed in light from the sun
before retracing our steps
back the way we have come

Watching the leaves
tumble down through the air
to form blankets of cover
on woodland floors there
This place exudes peace
and a comfort and calm
It is soothing and restful
with restorative balm

So we’ll come back again
to this magical place
To see more of the woodland
and its mysterious space
For the pleasure it brings
and quite simply because
It will always be waiting
with a welcome for us

ยฉJemverse

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ratika Deshpande
    Oct 27, 2015 @ 12:03:27

    beautiful… *i need more adjectives*

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  2. writersdream9
    Oct 27, 2015 @ 14:27:05

    Restorative verse!

    Liked by 1 person

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  3. Violet of Violet's Veg*n e-comics
    Oct 27, 2015 @ 19:48:18

    Captivating ๐Ÿ™‚

    Like

    Reply

  4. Nagesh87
    Oct 28, 2015 @ 04:16:30

    that was nice..i would rather consider such place as forest of light..

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  5. earth is ascending
    Nov 03, 2015 @ 11:57:56

    We are made from Mother Nature so she heals us and raises our vibration. With the sun we feel our connection to the creator of this Universe, love and light C.

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