Trade Winds by Leon A.  Walker

“Trade Winds”

When that which was eternity-
sets its sun upon the horizon…
May you savor the warming glow;
of love so freely provided,
joy in living,
the remembrances of life, well spent.
And though the peaceful sunset-
May be your only reward…
there is triumph in this twilight.
The meandering stroll back through time;
to offer life’s interminable trade winds,
a satisfying smile…
and one final embrace.

© Leon A. Walker


“Trade Winds” – An International Collaboration
Photograph by: John Poon – Canada
Poem by: Leon A. Walker – United States
Image layout by: Lilith – Netherlands (In Memorium – 2013)

I have to extend a huge Thank You to John Poon (Canada) for lending me his wonderful image “Slip Stream” to combine with my work. I think it’s beautiful and I appreciate his willingness to work together!!!

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  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellabout 5 years ago

    Stunning collaboration

    sigh just so warming and lovely x

  • RaOrEmraeh
    RaOrEmraehabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous collab. Your words are always so meaningful.

  • Littlehalfwings
    Littlehalfwingsabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work by you both.

  • Pagly4u
    Pagly4uabout 5 years ago

    A very wonderful Collaboration that we are so privileged to see…Thank you Special Bhai………for this gift……………Hugs…

  • John Poon
    John Poonabout 5 years ago

    I am honored to have this image chosen by Leon for his poem, and very pleased how it turned out! Nice work :)

  • JenLand
    JenLandabout 5 years ago

    Wow! This is a beautiful collaboration, perfectly blended art and writing!

  • Gleniceava
    Gleniceavaabout 5 years ago

    Touching as an embrace among the clouds. A truly blending effect.

  • -Lilith-
    -Lilith-about 5 years ago

    Beautiful work Leon and John! It is subtle, tender, light, bright, ethereal… Gives a feeling of space…air…freedom… both the image and the poem.

  • lolowe
    loloweabout 5 years ago

    How beautiful in all aspects. I enjoyed this greatly!

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 5 years ago

    A most wonderful collaboration! Beautiful words!

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