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Mother Earth

Mother Earth awakens, in subtle pastel hues
Aspen leaves flutter and quake, shaking off the morning dew
Morning stirs, and Hummingbird wings whir and trill, just out of sight
Columbines dance on a pine scented breeze, solely to their delight

Mother Earth enjoys the day, basking in suns glow
or splashing in the rain showers and watching flowers grow
Whispered secrets on the wind, ancient wisdoms to impart
keeping silent vigil, she hears them stir within her heart.

Mother Earth lays down to sleep, bright colors paint the sky
evening shadows blanket her shoulders, as she closes her eyes
Pine trees shush their lullabies, and usher in the night
the taste of dew hangs in the air, as stars begin to light

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  1. Date: 7/29/2012 10:19:00 PM
    TRUDY, a wonderful CONGRATULATIONS in BRIAN'S' contest..... always~ PD

  1. Date: 7/26/2012 2:45:00 PM
    Very expressive work..((()))Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 7/26/2012 10:14:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Brian's "#191"contest Trudy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 11:01:00 PM
    Trudy , this is wonderful. Should be right there on the regular numbered part of the list! Congrats on placing in the contest; otherwise, I would never have seen this one.

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 9:12:00 PM
    nice job

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 8:54:00 PM
    A breath of fresh air, Trust! I enjoyed the tear tonight. Congrats on your placement. Love and Blessings

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 3:34:00 PM
    Lovely winning write congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 3:22:00 PM
    Trudy congrats on your win, excellent..David

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 12:54:00 PM
    Congradulations on your win! Jane XoXo

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 8:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem.

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 8:24:00 AM
    Congrats on your well-deserved win.

  1. Date: 7/25/2012 7:23:00 AM
    Congrats on your win Trudy

  1. Date: 7/3/2009 2:39:00 PM
    Love the imagery, God as Woman, I think with a wee bit of tweeking you could have a sonnet here. Fav line "Pine trees shush their lullabies" Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/1/2009 8:16:00 PM
    a wonderful description of natures routine .

  1. Date: 7/1/2009 4:19:00 PM
    I found myself carried along on the sweet rhythm of this earthen delight!!! jim

  1. Date: 7/1/2009 4:03:00 PM
    what a great many beautiful phrases...I love the first stanza especially. BG

  1. Date: 7/1/2009 3:59:00 PM
    A very vivid and picturesque poem. Love the flow and melodious rhythm. Beautiful images. A delight to read, well done. Regards Heidie

  1. Date: 7/1/2009 3:41:00 PM
    Trudy, this is a beautiful write, so picturesque, an absolute delight to read, and a privilage to add to my favs>>James

  1. Date: 7/1/2009 3:41:00 PM
    What a glorious tribute to the many beauties of Mother Earth! Absolutely breathtaking images throughout. The last two lines are awesome. Great poem, Trudy! Love, Carolyn