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Autumn Colors

Autumn fair, I envision you shaded in nutmeg and golden maize;
Under cerulean October sky, swirling wonders hold my gaze.
Terracotta soothes and sienna burns, I stroll bark and bramble spellbound;
Until the tree limbs cradle me close, winds wait in whispers without a sound.
Majestic moments capture my heart, memories dance then fall with grace.
Never shall your splendor pass; autumn fair I'll never forget your face.

By Rhonda Johnson-Saunders, August 20, 2012
for Autumn Fall Colors Contest (Russell Sivey)

Copyright © Rhonda Johnson-Saunders

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  1. Date: 8/30/2012 5:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Russell's "Autumn Fall Colors" contest Rhonda. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/26/2012 11:44:00 AM
    A lovely, descriptive acrostic, Rhonda! Congrats on your 1st place win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 8/25/2012 9:43:00 AM
    congrats Rhonda on a first place win for an amazing Autumn delight of colored beauty luv..

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 9:34:00 PM
    Everything in this acrostic poem puzzle fits together very well. Russell should like this one.

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 7:59:00 PM
    Just the tho't of the tree limbs holding me close on this autumn day fills me with a sense of enchantment! Strong personification with autumn's fair face too...nice work as always! gwendolen

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 8:14:00 PM
    Rhonda, so lovely! I hope to see this top the charts. So much do I love about this, nutmeg (perfect) maize (nice choice) soothes/burns (Oh, yeah, that's what I'm talking about). Sent you mail. Your prayers seemed to have helped. Much better day. Hugs and more hugs, Cyndi

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 4:37:00 PM
    love your poem tonight. good luck in the contest with this sure winner :) cory

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 2:37:00 PM
    So charmingly discriptive! Best of luck. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Wow Rhonda, this is sheer poetry in it's true form, a classic i've just read.