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the earth is brittle under heel in quiet little ways though leaves are bragging with bravado we are watching autumn fade
________________________________ For Joann's Contest "Season.....Gogyoka" 11/3/12

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  1. Date: 12/2/2012 11:46:00 AM
    Nicely done Carrie! I love 'brittle...little,' the alliteration of 'bragging...bravado,' and the ways...fade off rhyme... super job!! Best wishes, Keith :)

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 6:17:00 PM
    A little gem here from you Carrie.I am so sorry to know about your loss.My condolences with you and yours.Take your time to settle and come back.

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Belated many congratulations on your grand win my dear friend, Carrie! This is indeed a great gogyoka! i love it! Thank you for sharing and have a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving Day to you and your family. Belated thanks for your congratulatory comments on my poem, too. love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 2:36:00 PM
    fantastic first line there..yup all crunchy like potaoe chips!! Happy Thanks Giving Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 5:27:00 AM
    soupmail :) hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 1:39:00 PM
    love this, Carrie - sending you and your family our very best wishes x

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 5:53:00 PM
    Carrie, :-) CONGRATULATIONS!!! Enjoyed reading the poem you entered in Joann's "Gogyoka" contest. Always & Forever * PD

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 8:06:00 AM
    And the seasons roll on by! Autumn is the most glorious but also the saddest! Keep 'em coming Carrie!

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 8:35:00 PM
    aww your too sweet HUGS can you image a man giving you a knife as a love token [well it WAS!] I feel his loss almost daily but there was no way to hold on to him once he wanted to leave [sigh] ohhh he did think better about giving me a gun though LOL..sssh i wouldn't have taken one! Light & love

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 2:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win Carrie xx

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 3:19:00 PM
    Wonderful Carrie, Congrats on your well deserved first in Joann’s contest!

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 10:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super win in Joann's "Gogyoka" contest Carrie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 4:53:00 AM
    Congrats on a top win with this lovely Gogyoka, Carrie!

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 9:53:00 PM
    This is beautiful. Many congrats for this win Carrie.

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 5:25:00 PM
    congratulations. i love these bragging leaves.

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 4:16:00 PM
    simply loving this winners list. BIG congrats, carrie.

  1. Date: 11/6/2012 1:23:00 PM
    yes, I can see and feel the frost coming in. Excellent poem, Carrie. wonderful imagery in this one. love and hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 11/5/2012 4:56:00 PM
    Such a unique idea - bragging down in flames. love it. Kathy

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 1:57:00 PM
    a big winner here for sure, Carrie - awesome

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 8:07:00 PM
    Hi Carrie! Love it! Jimbo