The Simple Things | Peter Matthews — Whispers and Echoes

Peter's pondering

“The Simple Things” was published today on Whispers and Echoes. A link to the original post is below.

Yesterday was Thanksgiving. We haven’t quite adopted it in the UK, but it will not be long before we do! This is my humble attempt to explain just some of the things that I am thankful for.

I have also, for the first time ever, recorded this poem with a background track. Experimental it may be, but I am quite happy with the result. See what you think.

The Simple Things

The simple things of life delight

Children’s laughter, birds in flight

Grasses swaying in the breeze

Help to make my life of ease


The smell of new mown fields of hay

The rising sun at break of day

Autumn mists and wintry showers

Buzzing bees amongst the flowers


New made beds with smooth clean sheets

The smell of smoke…

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