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Below is the poem entitled CLUSTER OF FOLIAGE which was written by poet nette onclaud. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Silhouette of trees dressed in chiffon prints Oaks, pines, maples flushing their hair I trail along their rumba curve Way down to where young bushes nestle Above gentle sail of Charles River crossing a moat...slowly, foliage begins to drop thin leaves in nearness of autumn’s embrace, As more shredded timber follow in graceful float Where mauve petals kiss the air. The bronzing of glens and wheezing of mist Reach a final close of summer fire, Cluster of moments drape veined trunks With sniffs of earthy scent, reminding me How lush the branches swell against heat Of August ‘s coals when two pairs of arms Coated the moon with paint of reveries, Fresh the meeting of palms fondling the barks In a fleeting sketch of romance, and then, Like a drift of frail boughs in milder rumba dips, Trees hold sepia charades, until....

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  1. Date: 7/21/2013 5:41:00 PM
    Congratulations nette...such a beauty..

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 6:03:00 PM
    Nette I so enjoyed this poem. Congrats on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 6:01:00 PM
    Nette, very much enjoyed reading this again, with the rumba of the trees entangled in each other... congratulations on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 10:53:00 AM
    beautiful how you made the trees like lovers. wonderful poem, Nette. Glad to be able to see it on the winners list.Congrats.

  1. Date: 7/12/2013 1:17:00 AM
    This is wonderfu;, Nette: I can feel myself examining all the minute details in this excellent, descriptive write. Congratulations. SuZ

  1. Date: 7/11/2013 10:57:00 PM
    congrats on your awesome win............. SKAT

  1. Date: 7/11/2013 10:17:00 PM
    Nette.. Congratulations, thank you ever so much... I was very happy with all the poems entered in my TREE contest :-). Please enjoy my blog, I sure did... LOL--- always~ Linda

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 9:39:00 AM
    Until the sunlight reaches there? It's a cute observation and extreme adoration. A genius poem enjoyed. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 8:58:00 AM
    Very clearly seen, and in colour too!

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 7:36:00 AM

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 11:53:00 PM
    Not sure what I can add to what has already been said by the other poets here. But, I am definitely floored with this writing. An embrace of the seasons & its transitions. Splendid work!

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 7:27:00 PM
    Wonderful imagery a usual!Love it Nette.

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 6:09:00 PM
    You have written an outstandingly gorgeous write here my friend! You are a master of the verse Nette! My poem just can't compete with this one, I feel what I write is lacking compared to your brilliant poetry! What a fantastic piece, such a marvelous poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 1:30:00 PM
    Beautiful !! Such a descriptive piece of poetry in art form. Good luck for competition.

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 1:06:00 PM
    It reminded me of a woman preparing for a rendezvous. Excellent imagery as allways..

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 1:03:00 PM
    My sweet Nette, you sure know how to journey well taking in the sights sound and scents of a beautiful natural day, this is a gift your heavenly father has bequeathed to you, loving soul, may your journey be safe, always, xxxvxxx

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 11:15:00 AM
    Reads like winning material to me..Enjoyed reading your contest entry..It is very creative and imaginative..Thanks for the visit to my work..Sara

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 11:00:00 AM
    Hi, my very dear friend Nette! I was about to sign out when I saw your nice comments. So I clicked your name. And, super wow! So glad to read this stupendous write of yours for the contest. A winner for me! Thank U so much for sharing & ur very inspiring comments on my latest poem. I'm sorry to hear that you got sunburn here. Yup, it's really hot here until now & my airconditioner was on since 5pm. I still like the weather there in our place. TYSM! Goodnyt! God bless!HUgs & Kisses! Love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:48:00 AM
    WOW... a stunning painting of words finely crafted... a winner for sure :)