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Below is the poem entitled Mothers-of-the-evening which was written by poet Albert Ahearn. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Their days in the sun are fulfilled. Their once bright pink and white petals now lie withered and brown beneath the dead wavering naked stalks that once connected each cluster. Hesperis matronalis Gone are their aromatic scents that had tantalized all that passed their many clustered colonies. Gone are my nightly fragrant walks among their unseen loveliness. Gone with them are my joys of spring and what remains are memories of their fulfilling presence here.

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  1. Date: 6/8/2012 7:10:00 AM
    A beautiful day full of sunshine and good cheer. I am so happy to be able to read your poetry this morning Albert. I wish you a weekend of sunshine and joy and hope you continue to find the inspiration to continue your writing. Will be back reading come Monday I hope. Love, Carol