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Tangerine Morning

Frost carpets the fields
sloping to a crinkled sea.
The air,
cotton crisp
as spring leaps in.

Satin crows 
descend from a silver sky.
Squabbling, they graze
on chilled dewdrops.

The sunrise,
a red ribbon glow
warms tall tree trunks
basking in gliding sunlight.

A flame horizon
burns a candy stripe sky
on a tangerine morning.

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  1. Date: 3/17/2011 10:07:00 AM
    best wishes to you, eiken.. how this piece flows magically is sheer mystery!! :) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 3/14/2011 8:15:00 PM
    This is just wonderful. Congatulations on this new Fave poem for me!

  1. Date: 3/14/2011 5:07:00 PM
    Thank you for your lovely comments everyone, I am really humbled. I was away so not near my computer. What a lovely surprise to come home to. Well done to everyone else with their wins:))

  1. Date: 3/11/2011 1:08:00 PM
    This a really good piece Eiken, i think that described scenes, including the season/element portrayal as interactive with flora fauna (which it is ) focus the reader glad i picked this to read!

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 5:40:00 AM
    Lovely descriptive write Eiken, congratulations on your win :) W

  1. Date: 3/9/2011 5:01:00 AM
    Beautiful description, really enjoyed reading you poem today.

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 10:59:00 PM
    What a very delightfully descriptive morning this is! Wish I had one of those, Eiken-- really enjoyed this-- superb imagery you give here-- congrats on your win :D

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 8:27:00 PM
    Congrats Eiken on your wonderful win in Chris;s contest .. an awesome write and win luv.. so enjoy....

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 8:19:00 PM
    I really like this Eiken, beautiful morning time the best time of the day, excellent and congrats on your winner. Harry

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 5:42:00 PM
    Magnificent description as I've come to expect from you, Eiken. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 4:40:00 PM
    beautifully expressed, love it, congrats on your win in the contest

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 12:44:00 PM
    Congratulations on the fifth place win in the contest of Chris, Eiken

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 11:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in Chris's contest eiken. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/8/2011 11:42:00 AM
    Eiken, I enjoyed this entry a lot. Great imagery that wasn't overbearing to read, but quite pleasant actually. Congratulations and thank you for supporting my contest~Chris

  1. Date: 3/6/2011 1:49:00 PM
    Wonderful poetry, your coloured descriptions are amazing, one of your great strengths. Déirdre

  1. Date: 3/6/2011 1:42:00 PM
    Nice expressions well worded on a tangerine morning, Eiken

  1. Date: 3/6/2011 6:02:00 AM
    Very nice... beautiful poetry written..always Michael

  1. Date: 3/6/2011 4:14:00 AM
    Beautiful as can be..