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Louisiana Bayou

Chilly late October;
early morning fog banks
the roadside, cloaks
a trickling bayou...
in the thickets of dense trees,
the wispy tufts 
top man-high
goldenrod, Queen Anne's lace,
dried-out thistle stalks...
A school bus, solitary,
yellow, slowly passes
on skinny black asphalt
where wet spots reflect
the newly risen sun.
Only rustles of high,
green cane fields and 
intermittent bird songs
interrupt pervasive quiet...
Timelessness, and solace --
calming, soothing --
a Louisiana bayou:
Bayou Sale.

Copyright © Leo Larry Amadore

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  1. Date: 5/27/2013 2:33:00 PM
    Liked this one you check my poem I wrote its on national poets society registry

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 1:37:00 PM
    Lovin' the imagery! Amazing write coming from a writer from Louisiana!

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 4:47:00 AM
    you paint a picture with the words, another world, where fly the birds, and natures tune is strummed, into Aussie's heads is drummed, Crocs and Sharks will eat you chum, but the new chums, aint perturbed? they get eaten like a nerd, where the Sand-Goannas run:) sometimes ... Don Johnson re: Louisiana Bayou...Leo Larry Amadore

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 9:57:00 AM
    love the journey through this poem....

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 5:04:00 PM
    Each area has its own special feeling. Never been to Louisiana but it's on my list of places to see.

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 9:52:00 AM
    Through your eyes....we cannot miss it.

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 4:27:00 PM
    Oh I love this,,,,, I wrote one called Bayou Morning,,,, I'll have to post it one of theses day,,, you have a blessed day ;}

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 9:13:00 AM
    The excellent poetic quality of this work is very entertaining..It brought me there through a word picture..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 10:22:00 AM
    You've described it so well ...our rural took me to scenes I'd forgotten. It is indeed timeless !!

  1. Date: 4/27/2012 7:30:00 AM
    I have only been to the Big N.O. but loved it there. wonderful poem. Hugs, Catie :)