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Leaves are beauty of the Master’s touch …beds of leaves for homes of squirrels and such Bunched by opossum in the hollow of an old oak log …arranged in a thicket by a caring mother hog They wave to a lonesome soul in the summer breeze …nature’s devise of cozy blanket in winter’s freeze And you ask me if I love leaves and trees …provides great shades for summer’s picnics, ”Leaves” Leaves have butterfly flight, floating gracefully about …catching sun’s rays bobbing multi colored with clout Golden, russet and burnt orange of autumn equinox …Beautiful LEAVES!, Thank God for nature’s clocks. In Honor of Carol Brown And Contest:

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  1. Date: 10/23/2011 8:36:00 PM
    True clocks of nature when the daylight hours become less. I enjoyed this lovely poem, thank you John...Margaret

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 10:13:00 PM
    Lovely imagery summons fall for me, Congrats. on your special winning poem John. Hugs,Vie

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 6:35:00 PM
    Cover well you have done here, great poet of the falling leaves, Summer equinox has cantered past, the visit was down here, on ya cobber, Don

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 5:36:00 PM
    Very nice John! congrats on the win..

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 4:43:00 PM
    to my fav's & 7 i love every couplet!Congrad's LIght & Love

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 1:51:00 PM
    Beautiful poem and so original. Very creative. Congratulations on your win my friend, well done. Lee

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    Date: 10/12/2011 3:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Smile, yes better be. "original"
  1. Date: 10/12/2011 11:09:00 AM
    Congrats Moses on a superb win with this beautiful composition on leaves for the contest my friend.. amazing lines of imagery flowing..

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 10:54:00 AM
    Nicely written John. Congratulations on your Leaves win

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 10:37:00 AM
    "Nature's clocks" ..... what a wonderful way to express it!!! Lovely poem John....congratulations to you!!

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 10:16:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/12/2011 7:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem in my contest "Leaves Leaves Leaves" judged today 10/12/2011. Thank you for your support of my contest Moses. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/6/2011 3:53:00 PM
    How I love the spiritual quality of this poem, John, especially the last line. And both of us had our "leaves" providing shade for picnics in our entries. We're on the same page, my friend. Best wishes in Carol's terrific contest! Love, carolyn

  1. Date: 10/5/2011 8:46:00 AM
    Thank you for supporting my contest Moses. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/3/2011 7:33:00 PM
    Well in Honor of Carol Brown, if the leaves were hugs, we wish Carol a tree full of them for her kindness and thoughtfulness...