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Below is the poem of the week entitled Leaves Talking which was written by poet Andrea Dietrich.


Leaves Talking

Lovely golden red-tinged leaves seem lost in conversation,
Eloquently rustling as they flutter to the ground.
Autumn’s breeze is whispering to them a revelation.
Vanquished they are soon to be.  Vanished – they will have no sound.
Eerily the evening creeps, its shadows enveloping the trees.
Stirring in the wind, the leaves now hiss as November’s grieves.

Trembling are the leaves that on lush boughs once brightly swayed.
Ashen is their world; murmuring with fear, crestfallen they lie,
Longing for the green of summer,
Knowing they soon will fade. . . .
Inglorious is our end!  Can you hear their forlorn cry?
Now the wind is quiet, and the leaves have all grown still.
Gone is Harvest Moon. First snow falls with a silent chill.

Sept. 17, 2016

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  1. Date: 9/27/2016 8:18:00 AM

    Hi Andrea, This is such a well written acrostic. Congratulations on getting the poem of the week. It was deserved. Enjoy the honor my friend:-) Alexis

  1. Date: 9/26/2016 2:14:00 PM

    Wonderful POTW! You said it just rightly.

  1. Date: 9/26/2016 6:19:00 AM

    wonderful...congrats on being adjudged the poem of the week

  1. Date: 9/26/2016 4:59:00 AM

    This one is very nice, with a 'chilling' end:) congratulations on Poem of the week:) great way to go, Andrea:) hope you are doing fine:)

  1. Date: 9/26/2016 1:50:00 AM

    Many congrats on POTW:-) hugs Jan xx

  1. Date: 9/25/2016 9:59:00 PM

    Clever and beautifully written. Great job!

  1. Date: 9/25/2016 6:13:00 PM

    You have such talent! This is beautiful

  1. Date: 9/25/2016 11:50:00 AM

    Yaaaaaa!!! Awesome!! Great Job! I Love Your Art!!! 7!!

  1. Date: 9/25/2016 7:33:00 AM

    Back to say congratulations on POTW. You go girl!

  1. Date: 9/21/2016 4:00:00 PM

    I love moving, skillfully-written, RHYMING acrostics--like this one, Andrea! Rhyming an acrostic adds an extra level of challenge. Janice

  1. Date: 9/21/2016 1:32:00 PM

    Yes! I'm like a child I feel sorry for the leaves, but I play in them anyway. Pretty stuff, Andrea. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 9/20/2016 10:25:00 PM

    Great poem your leaves talk x

  1. Date: 9/19/2016 11:22:00 PM

    Hi Andrea... this is one beautifully written acrostic. Superb flow...Loved it and it's now one of my favs.. Jenni

  1. Date: 9/19/2016 8:49:00 AM

    The flip side of all those lovely autumn colours is the poor leaves lying sad as you say Andrea. Good luck.

  1. Date: 9/18/2016 11:49:00 PM

    Chillingly wonderful.

  1. Date: 9/18/2016 5:39:00 PM

    Magnificent Andrea !! Good luck in the contest ,a winner in my book. Anne

  1. Date: 9/18/2016 3:57:00 PM

    Lovely acrostic poem - clever and beautiful. Good luck for the contest. Agnes

  1. Date: 9/18/2016 1:32:00 PM

    Brilliant lovely acrostic with a versatile pen again !

  1. Date: 9/18/2016 11:44:00 AM

    Excellent as always. A Fav. Hope you are well.

  1. Date: 9/18/2016 10:48:00 AM

    Say it ain't so... fantastic acrostic Andrea...so far the leaves are still green around here but by months end I'm sure that will have changed.

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