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Louisiana Scene Unrehearsed

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Louisiana Scene Unrehearsed

The sun rises with unrehearsed drama
 as an egrets wings its way gracefully
 across the canal saturated
 with lily pads near to bloom.
 Nearby the cypress trees weep
 in Spanish moss along the shoreline---
 their knees rising daintily just above 
the murky water line.
A sudden gust of wind carries with it
 the fresh scent of rain falling 
somewhere nearby---
 wafting softly with it the smell
 of vegetation in stages of decay.
 Frogs croaking in the chorus line
 in early celebration of showers
 promised on the morning breeze
 adds a musical touch to the scene. 

Copyright © 2013 Debra Squyres

Copyright © Debra Squyres

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  1. Date: 11/27/2013 1:11:00 AM
    Debra, Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 3:38:00 PM
    Hey--you must be a southerner! There is a lot going on in this scene. Very pleasant, ma'am!

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 9:30:00 PM
    A beautiful peaceful poem Debra....

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 6:03:00 PM
    This is a tender and wonderful write my friend! I rather enjoyed reading this illustrious poem this evening! What a pleasant piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 3:26:00 PM
    You describe your surrounding's with such appreciation and awareness. I wake up and see a coffee pot. Three cups, then I start to see what else is in the world. It's a gift to be content with your surroundings. Here's wishing you peace in your day. :)

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 2:42:00 PM
    This was a joy to read, so peaceful felt like I was right there with you. Awesome poem Debra .Anne

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 1:18:00 PM
    You have painted a beautiful picture here. Thanks for sharing..... Lucilla

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 10:09:00 AM
    - Debra, it is so well written that I feel the scent of lilies and rain. - Hear the frogs singing. - A beautiful poem, which was very enjoyable to read - thank you! - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)