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Below is the poem entitled maples which was written by poet Cyndi MacMillan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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maples lose their leaves
and they wither in bright mounds
     cairns of crimson
that missed all summer’s glory
but remain for fall’s last post

*a cairn (one syllable/sound) is a structure built, usually, of stones to memorialize a person or event.

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  1. Date: 10/25/2012 11:20:00 AM
    Very unique and creative work..Enjoyed reading this winner...Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 3:41:00 PM
    this is a rare piece, cyn... should have rated higher... sweet congrtas!..:)

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 3:32:00 PM
    wow, how colorfully beautiful. One of my favorites on this winners' list. Congrats, Cyndi.

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 3:26:00 PM
    Contest results .... you won, congratulations. oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 6:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Nathan's "Tanka (Season)" contest Cyndi. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 3:16:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 6:53:00 PM
    CYNDI, CONGRATULATIONS !!! :-) enjoyed your wonderful poem in Nathan's "Tanka (Season)" contest... take care~xox~PD

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 7:49:00 PM
    Excellent verse, I must say. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 10:48:00 AM
    Beautiful write! :) Tanya

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 6:39:00 AM
    the tanka gives a very rich visual! [soup mail] Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 3:52:00 AM
    Beautiful tanka on season Cyndi.Best wishes to you.