By Mike Turner


Wild bluebells grow
On rolling field
And sway in gentle breeze

While gold sun’s glow
Through cotton clouds
Filters through rustling leaves

Grass soft and green
Lays as our floor
Our roof the vaulting sky

A moment’s rest
From labor’s toils
All seen in my mind’s eye


Bio: Mike Turner is a songwriter and poet living on the US Gulf Coast. Mike was named Male Gospel Entertainer of the Year by the Alabama Music Association (2016) and the North America Country Music Associations International (2017), and was featured on the “15 Minutes of Fame Stage” at the 2020 Monroeville Literary Festival. His recordings have received play throughout the US, UK, Europe, New Zealand and on the Armed Forces Radio Network. His poems have been published in several print and on-line literary journals.

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