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Summer is Long Gone

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Summer is Long Gone

Once when we were younger
We loved beyond belief;
I pointed you past Pluto wandering while 
You helped me turn 
A propitiously proverbial new leaf.  Free-
From the branches reaching 
Skyward, deep-space bound;
When you were there I had no care
If I were sideways, up or down.  Landing
Gently in your outstretched arms
As comforting as grass;
Either way, as leaf or lover
Time never seemed to pass.  Until
A God-like breath of windy air 
Stirred me yesterday
Alighting me you’d moved on;
Now that my veins are turning brown 
And summer is long gone.  


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  1. Date: 11/14/2011 7:38:00 PM
    Always a joy to return and read again. They are always new and each time I find a new thought that makes the poem new to me. Hope all is well with you Terry.

  1. Date: 10/6/2011 2:04:00 PM
    Terry, this is a master piece you've written, just mind blowing. I have to fav it

  1. Date: 10/5/2011 11:41:00 PM
    Your verses are so filled with creative though Terry. The ending is a fascinating way of saying love has withered and I have to say, you are always a joy to read.