Posted by: Colleen Keller Breuning | July 14, 2014

Valleys of Green ~ Blogophilia 23.7

Blogophilia Week 23.7 Topic: Unrelenting Spirit

Bonus Points:
(Hard, 2 points) Incorporate a Mary Poppins quote or line (such as “a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down”)
(Easy, 1 point) Include two types of yellow birds in blog (goldfinch, meadowlark)

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Photo by Colleen Keller Breuning © 2014

Valleys of Green

Life is like a runaway train
engines thundering blue and black
oblivious to the pain
beneath the broken tracks
my eyes begin to rain.

Somehow the truth passed me by
beneath the surface, slipping away
into the ever-raging sea
far from the light of day
into total obscurity.

Yet inside, an unrelenting spirit lies
whispering stay awake
don’t close your eyes
the sorrow will soon break
with the gray morning skies.

Lay me down in valleys of green
where the goldfinch play
and the meadowlarks preen
singing at dark and light of day
and all the hours in between.

Oh Angel in white, help me to see
take me to that place once more
where butterflies roam free
where I can heal to the core
where I can be me…

Colleen Keller Breuning © 2014
July 31, 2014

Mary Poppins quote used: “Stay awake, don’t close your eyes.”

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SECRET BONUS POINT GUESSES:

1. Angel in white (blog)
2. dark and light of day (blog)
3. Send me an angel
4. It’s a nice day for a white wedding! (Billy Idol J)
5. The answer my friend is blowin’ in the wind
6. Behold the desert rose
7. Gypsies tramps and thieves
8. Alien goddess bride
9. Mars – destination wedding!
10. Desperation and destruction in Death valley
11. Found the runaway bride on Mars!
12. Desert of tears
13. Operation Desert Storm
14. Eve of Destruction
15. Dry your tears
16. Cracked up Earth
17. Mother Nature is pissed!
18. Don’t cry for me, Argentina…
19. When all the oceans die
20. Don’t tell me little white lies

Topic: Tyler Myrth
Picture: Tyler Myrth

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