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Sunday, January 21, 2007

Questing For a Fairy Tale


Questing for a fairy tale, originally uploaded by isolano.


Meet me by the sea
For there is where I dwell ....So secretly
Within my castle keep
Where earth sinks deep into the sea

Behind these castle walls of
Sun soaked peach and coral red
Edged in imagery of fancy thread
Against a sky of cherub blue ....My fairytale begins

Before time stirs the mad, mad world
I wander by a shore veiled in purple haze
Breeze serene and cool
Starfish, shells, sand and sea
These are all a part of me

Upon the sand of white
Lies a fragment of delight
An aqua glass mirrors bright
Images of turquoise nights
And birds marine in flight

In brilliant and luminous skies
There you’ll find me
Outstretched on an ocean ledge
With salted mist on my feet
Like a starfish clinging out of sea

Jewels from the deep
Treasures lost at sea
Pirates’ quest for gold
A picture of shimmering stars
On an eternal sheet of velvet indigo blue

Impassioned fireflies gently fly
In a magical black of blue
Amongst the stars of sky and sea
Underneath a sugary watermelon moon
Glittering and glistening in their eternal dance

And when surf‘s mighty force crashes against the rocky shore
Rolling back into the unfathomable sea
It deafens the echoes in the distance
Of chimera mermaid calls
And I’m compelled to look out to the sea

Secretly… a zephyr wind
Brushes up against my cheek
Awakes my senses dazed
From my splendid dream
Of this oceanic view


A castle by the sea
Where many suns and many moons
Have seen its face reflect
Upon an ocean blue

...Where fairytales
Within its hidden rooms…become so true

~Annabelle~

12 comments:

Blue the Spa Girl said...

BEAUTIFUL Annabelle. As usual.
You paint a picture with your words.
xo

Sheila said...

Beautiful words Annabelle.
The building is colourful to say the least...

cityfarmer said...

Dreamy...like you my dear.

Lady Laurie said...

Annabelle, this poem is simply beautiful. Would you mind if I copied this and framed it for my living room wall? This is a treasure!
Hope you are doing ok...I know you have some medical tests you are going through ~ saying prayers and thinking of you.

SombraKnight said...

Annabelle, this took me away to a beautiful world of dreams...
You are a magnificent poet...for when you can touch someone's heart like this...it is a gift...

carolyn said...

I'm definetly questing for such a fairytale castle, beautiful Annabelle.

Izabella said...

amazing~ beautiful~

thanx for your lovely notes on my blog, you always make me smile :)

Twinkle Pink said...

Thank you for your comments on my blog. I really appreciate feedback with this particular piece of art and am really grateful.

Your poem is pure delight, and in fact your about me describes everything I feel. I am so glad that I decided to join this blog community that included so many like minded people.
Best wishes Ginny

Jeanne said...

I love fairytales and beautiful written words.
Love you
Jeanne

isolano said...

Such a beautiful poem, Annabelle! I'm so happy to know that my fairytale castle somehow inspired your fairytale words! Thank you!

isolano said...

Such a beautiful poem, Annabelle! I'm so happy to know that my fairytale castle somehow inspired your fairytale words! Thank you!

Naturegirl said...

I am heading for the sea soon in fact 2 weeks and I want to be ~underneath a surary watermelon moon!~I want the ~ocean view~ beautiful writing as always! hugs

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