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Gently tousled leaves
Vivid the emerald fronds
Soon will turn to gold

*Placed 7th in Matt Caliri's contest, "Write Now!" (Approximately 50 seconds)

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  1. Date: 9/19/2009 1:49:00 PM
    Good use of imagery for a creative perspective. Congratulations on being one of the winners in Matt's contest. Enjoy your honor. Wishing you continued success. Karen

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 12:52:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Matt's contest Donna.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 9/12/2009 12:15:00 PM
    The haiku is excellent...I would love to read more of them...Raul

  1. Date: 9/12/2009 12:14:00 PM
    Donna, congrats on your success in the contest...Raul

  1. Date: 9/12/2009 6:58:00 AM
    ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HAIKU, donna. congratulations on your well deserved win in Matt's Contest. Lainie

  1. Date: 9/12/2009 5:24:00 AM
    Beautiful!!! And congratulations, Donna. You did it! Your “Write Now” poem is among the winners in Matt’s contest. You did at great job letting your beautiful thoughts flow at lightning speed. Keep up the good writing. SMILES… Dane Ann

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 5:26:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Matt's contest Donna. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 12:59:00 PM
    Lovely write....50 seconds ...amazing!!!

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 10:10:00 AM
    Congratulations, Donna! Ptomlomeu.

  1. Date: 8/28/2009 8:25:00 AM
    Best wishes with this one Donna.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments today.

  1. Date: 8/25/2009 6:31:00 PM
    the word 'emerald' in any poem is a winner! Donna! good work! jimbo

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 7:21:00 PM
    Lovely Autumn Haiku, the colors in nature are awesome>>James

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 5:57:00 AM
    a great write in 50 seconds, I was going to enter that contest but I would need time to think, LOL thanks for your kind comments God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 4:47:00 AM
    Clever name and presentation , Donna , so write onnnnnnnn ....

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 4:44:00 AM

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 12:54:00 AM
    Best wishes with this one Donna.Thanks for your welcome comments today.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 10:20:00 PM
    Yes indeed it will soon be time for all the foliage to "show off" again ... smile ... wonderful haiku here and good luck in Matt's contest !!

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 7:09:00 PM
    Seems we are talking about a similar place. Do you know the Robert Frost poem "Nothing Gold can Stay"? Fine haiku - keep it up! Yours Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 7:06:00 PM
    Excellent, 50 seconds!

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 6:51:00 PM
    I'm glad you're posting, Donna. Terrific haiku in time record! "Emerald fronds turning gold"... Beautiful! Ptolomeu.