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The Harvest

Author: Sherrie Bradley Neal
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The Harvest Poem Verses

Sown in the earth by skillful hands
Brought forth by sun and storm,
Destined for a harvest day
Fulfilled when ripe grain forms.

Golden wheat in sheaves prepared
For winter that will reign,
The story of the life of man
Told by the golden grain.

Made from the earth by loving hands
Through heat and rain prepared,
To face the joys and storms of life
And treasured moments shared.

When at last the harvest comes
As the fields receive the dew,
A life well lived leaves legacy
The Master’s plan in view.

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About the poem

This poem speaks about the cycle of life and how it is like the process of growing and harvesting wheat. It highlights how life is sown and brought forth by nature and how it is destined for a harvest day when it is ripe. The poem portrays the story of life as the story of the golden grain, which is made from the earth by loving hands and is prepared to face the joys and storms of life. It talks about the legacy that a well-lived life leaves behind and how it is part of the Master's plan. The poem uses the metaphor of the golden grain to remind us that life is a precious gift and that we should make the most of it.

The Structure of Poem

The poem is structured in four stanzas, each consisting of four lines. The first two stanzas depict the growth and harvest of wheat as a metaphor for the cycles of life. The third stanza speaks of the importance of treasuring the moments shared in life, while the final stanza emphasizes the idea that a life well-lived leaves a lasting legacy. The rhyme scheme is consistent, with the second and fourth lines of each stanza rhyming.

Best Quote from The Harvest Poem

This is a quote from the poem The Harvest by Sherrie Bradley Neal
"Sown in the earth by skillful hands / Brought forth by sun and storm, / Destined for a harvest day / Fulfilled when ripe grain forms."
This quote speaks to the cycle of life and the idea that we are all seeds planted in the earth, growing and maturing until the day we are ready to be harvested. It is a beautiful metaphor for the human experience and reminds us of the importance of patience and perseverance in achieving our goals.

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