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Thrill of Autumn

The dirt filled path holds pumpkins on the farm Thrill of autumn is set with mighty charm Heart skips a beat every year at this time And sure invigorates to the sublime No matter the colors, like reds and rusts Yellows and burgundies where brown entrusts Beauty surely comes from all of these hues Evenings coming quicker with darker blues The fog is enjoyed in the morning hours Very cool mist fills all with its power Down in the valley it stays much longer The morning mist loves the fall to ponder No ravens fly this dusk with nighttime’s view Secure in knowing autumn’s peace is true
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 8/26/2013 3:32:00 PM
    I mistook which line you were telling me about and then when I understood , I change gilding to gold , in that one poem of mine. I really don't think it is all that important to stick to strict syllable counts when the meter sounds good, but just in case the judge is weird about it, I took your suggestion and changed it.

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 3:30:00 PM
    Yes, it is one of the more thrilling of the seasons with so many color changes! Nice one, Russell!!

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 2:18:00 PM
    Great work that you have penned in this one..Just a reminder that fall is on its way..Thanks for the visit to my work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 12:13:00 PM
    seems this is the beginning of your halloween series, russell.. you are an expert of this theme... so enticing and well portrayed as always.. grrreat work!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 9:38:00 AM
    beautiful write, my friend. So glad to see you're in Halloween mode already - will check out your contest. Are you still up for our Halloween co write?

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 9:04:00 AM
    Marvelous! In Greece though Fall is in the distant future!

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 5:14:00 AM
    - This is beautiful Russell .... although I do not like to say goodbye to summer. - Hope fall will be as beautiful as you think :)) - Have a beautiful day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 3:07:00 AM
    Ah yes Russell...Makes me long for Autumn though it will be awhile here in South Louisianne - Tim

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 12:12:00 AM
    A beautiful sonnet conveying the thrill of autumn. Will you please once over to the rhyme scheme? Russey