‘Brushes of Breeze’ … a joint poem by Martin Shone and Jane Thorne

Martin Shone and I have been creating again.

Brushes of Breeze

Nature blends its colours
through dawn till dusk
brushes of breeze paint the life

Fold upon fold upon
a naked palette
a speckled light
a dappled mist
sprinkling sunlit dust
along tracks of nature’s peace

Her story to be told
with greens of earthen love
fronds of a spider’s kiss
a feathered blush
a tickled stroke
a watercolour love
a tree leaf’s gentle touch

Whispered dreams of a bird’s wing
rainbow songs of a waterfall’s passion
mountain hopes of a snow’s pure light

Eagle soars above a forest’s dark depths
where tree folk roam invisible to all
weaving their magic of universal hue
creating a mosaic for me and you.

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28 Responses to “‘Brushes of Breeze’ … a joint poem by Martin Shone and Jane Thorne”


  1. 1 granbee June 25, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    I am continually astounded about how you and Martin are getting better and better in your poetic partnering! A truly spiritual, soul-stirring mosaic you have created here! You two are so well-matched in your love and understanding of the natural world.

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  2. 3 Linda Willows June 22, 2012 at 9:12 am

    spectacular poem, you are wonderful together! And…I would like to live inside of this Poem!!! Love, Linda xoxo

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    • 4 Jane Thorne June 22, 2012 at 9:47 am

      Hi Linda, we go to such a peaceful place when we create together, what blessings xx Yes, I think we do want the peace of nature within us..always. It’s there we just have to quieten down the thrum of life to hear it sometimes..I think. Much love to you xxx

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  3. 5 mj monaghan June 22, 2012 at 5:48 am

    So very descriptive and evocative. Nice collaboration.

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  4. 7 Eric Alagan June 22, 2012 at 3:15 am

    The colours of life – how it all comes together depends on us. You’re doing very well here. I’m so happy for you. Luv and hugz, Eric 🙂

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    • 8 Jane Thorne June 22, 2012 at 7:17 am

      This is a really lovely comment to wake up to … thank you my lovely buddy, and big hugs and love coming right back to you xx

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  5. 9 tornadoday June 21, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    Absolutely beautiful. Whoever we are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to our imagination, calls to us like wild geese, elusive and exciting — wise and peaceful — over and over reminding us of our place in the family of love (the story of life). Wonderful job, you two! ~ Love, Bobbie

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  6. 13 willowdot21 June 21, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    lovely poem great collaboration!

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  7. 15 elenacaravela June 21, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    I can feel the love:)

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  8. 17 thepoeticgoblin June 21, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    Ouff.. This was spectacular! I felt like I was there. Good writing! The second last stanza was my favorite one I’d say

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  9. 19 kewsmith June 21, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    Wow. It is incredible. Thanks for starting my day with such beauty.

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  10. 21 Martin Shone June 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    Love that picture, Jane x

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  11. 23 Granny Trish June 21, 2012 at 11:47 am

    My favorite so far, you know how I love the Autumn and the picture is perfect for the poem. Love Granny Trishx

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    • 24 Jane Thorne June 21, 2012 at 5:00 pm

      Hello Darling, yes I know that Autumn is your favourite time of year. I saw something for you today and am just working out if it is ‘postable’..love you Mate, J xx

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  12. 25 grandfathersky June 21, 2012 at 11:08 am

    This is a perfect reflection of nature’s canvas, I especially like that you mention the tree folk, they are so abundant, yet we ignore their magic…

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  13. 27 Maxi June 21, 2012 at 10:11 am

    Spectacular, an earthly mosaic touched by a spider’s kiss; a brand new look at nature.
    Blessings – Maxi

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