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Ancient Tongue

White carpets
of scant flowers
giggle into my ear
as they arc and sway
into eachother
all as memories of you
dance in my eyes
against the reflection of
free-spirited clouds.
Alas, an impish breeze
whispers into skeins
of coiling branches
as the tree replies
by rattling her leaves
in ancient tongue,
that only I can fathom 
in silent enchantment.

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  1. Date: 7/25/2009 11:41:00 PM
    Amazing poetry- eddie

  1. Date: 4/2/2009 1:15:00 AM
    Enchanting, dreamy, simply carries me away. Beautiful!, dear heart. lainie

  1. Date: 3/27/2009 2:11:00 AM
    Smile~I am not sure if I can ever say this enough about You young talented lady!? But your writings which are but a refection of your deepened soul, do paint You as a gifted writer far and beyond Your years!! And I would count it as a great blessing, if someday you would just stop by to say hello unto myself!? This is just another of Your creative and astounding writes dear Alyssa!:) Love & Warmth As Always To You & Yours, John!:)

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 6:53:00 PM
    Good one for the 5 Senses % Elements Contest! Wind Wood sight hearing Light 7 Love

  1. Date: 3/19/2009 4:50:00 PM
    Alyssa, I agree with Sylvia. You have given us wonderful images with an upbeat tempo. Many, many great lines!