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Sadness of November

Nights bring longer darkness, all I want to do is sleep,

Outside the weather worsens, the snow will soon be deep.

Vines heavy with grapes await to be made into ice wine,

Each headache after, is worth it, from the nectar so sublime.

Making pumpkin pie and sipping apple cider - ACHOO!

Better make chicken soup too, now I’ve got the Flu.

Everything is warning me that old man winter is on its way,

Recognizing this sad reality, oh yes, its also another birthday!

Written by Lee Ramage
August 30, 2011
For Carol Brown’s contest
“Fall is around the corner”
Won 2nd place

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  1. Date: 9/9/2011 6:01:00 PM
    congrats on your win in the contest, great acrostic with couplet rhyme :-)

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 9/9/2011 6:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Charlotte, I am really drawn to rhyme, really enjoy it. Take care Lee
  1. Date: 9/8/2011 1:45:00 AM
    very cute entry, brought smiles to my face, congrats on your win in the contest

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 9/8/2011 1:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Francine. Appreciate you taking the time to comment. Lee
  1. Date: 9/7/2011 9:55:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win in the contest of carol,Lee

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 7:50:00 PM
    Happy upcoming birthday..Enjoyed the flow and rhyme..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 5:02:00 PM
    :-) Liked this much, Lee. Ugh, yes, fall and all the colds, flu bugs.... toddler is sure to catch something any moment. Congrats on the win. This one made me smile! Cheers, Cyndi

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 4:46:00 PM
    Many congrats to you, Lee : )

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 1:53:00 PM
    hey Lee congrats on another great the poem, hate chicken soup..David

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 1:23:00 PM
    Ahhh! What a unique approach, Lee. You had me giggling about the wine-related headaches (so true) and my stomach growled thinking about the pumpkin pie and chicken soup. Drat that old flu! Great poem, Lee. Congratulations on your win in Carol's contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 11:39:00 AM
    Lee, Congratulations on your second place in the Carol's "FALL IS AROUND THE CORNE." A great pleasure to see your poem in a worthy place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 11:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in the "FALL IS AROUND THE CORNER" poetry contest sponsored by Carol Brown. CR

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 11:05:00 AM
    Congrats Lee on another great win with this awesome entry on Fall luv..

  1. Date: 9/7/2011 10:38:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in my contest Lee. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/3/2011 10:23:00 AM
    This is very witty. It's a lil bit gloomy but also entertaining... :) Enjoyed this!

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 8:09:00 AM
    The longer hours of darkness cause many people to feel depression. and,ofcourse, as fall comes to a close, flue season arrives. Happy birthday in advance and I wish you success in Carol's contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/2/2011 3:18:00 AM
    good title for this one.The only good thing it brings us in the states is thanksiving time! I really like how you did this,Lee. I hope it scores well!

  1. Date: 8/31/2011 9:23:00 AM
    Thank you for supporting my contest Lee. Love, Carol

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 8/31/2011 9:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My pleasure, I actually wrote two, one serious and one funny, decided to go with the lighter one this time. take care, good luck judging. Lee
  1. Date: 8/31/2011 1:12:00 AM
    Such a nice acrostic, Lee. You have captured all the feel of this cool month....even your bday! Best to u! Gwendolen

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 8/31/2011 1:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks so much.