Comments : Her Grace And The Orb

  • 3 months ago

    by Maher

    Always been a fan of your work Mr Pickard, especially when old English is used. Also a sucker for a good rhyme scheme. Fortunately for me I found them both here. Thanks for sharing :)

    • 3 months ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Thanks, so much, Maher. Glad you enjoyed.

  • 3 months ago

    by Jack

    Nice Poem!

  • 3 months ago

    by Brenda

    Ben, your pieces about nature just flow like water. I love the visuals, I love the story you tell. Well done Sir, well done....

  • 3 months ago

    by Walter

    I don't think I'll ever tire of reading this! Beautifully written Ben.

    • 3 months ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Brenda, Walter, BusBoys - thank you all.

  • 3 months ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    as steps of mine were searching the path down to the sea
    my senses sang with nature, like this, your poetry

  • 3 months ago

    by Em

    As ever, Ben a moving piece that slides gracefully off the tongue.
    Take care x

    • 3 months ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Thanks, Em and Michael.

  • 3 months ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    Congratulations! I really liked this poem.

    • 3 months ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Thank you, Michael.

  • 3 months ago

    by Keira Pickard

    Congratulations, Dad!

    • 3 months ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Thank you, Keira

  • 3 months ago

    by Star

    Good to see this on the front page. Congrats!!!!

  • 3 months ago

    by Em

    Congratulations Ben but, did I ever doubt it? I'm overjoyed to share a week on the front page with a worthy winner =) x

  • 3 months ago

    by Hellon

    I don't think I've ever read a poem dedicated to the mist. Sure, many poems mention it but, to write a whole poem about it and, so beautifully done has left me with out words. The rhyming and flow was as mesmerizing as the topic...stunning piece, congrats on your well deserving win.

  • 3 months ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    Wanted to say congrats and leave a proper comment! This poem feels magical, and truly illustrates that wonder found in nature, that often we overlook or can't even properly realize or have words for. I keep coming back to the title, and how regally you reference the mist as "Her Grace" and refer to the sun as "The Orb". "Orb" is not a word I come across often, but when I do, I immediately think of something celestial. A presence that is more than light, offering wisdom perhaps, and a warmth that is not just physical. Your use of language, rhythm and rhyme all come together beautifully to capture these moments. There is also an elegance I found in reading this, that every part of nature has dignity and a role, and they all work together to complete the day, to harmonize. Congrats again!

  • 3 months ago

    by Everlasting

    Congrats in the win!

  • 3 months ago

    by Jack

    Glad I see this on the front page, you deserve it!

    • 3 months ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Hellon, MA, Lucero, Jack - many thanks.