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The Harvest Song

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The Harvest Song

I wrote my poem last night for Brian Strand's competition a hymn of praise for Harvest and 
just saw today that I got the date wrong and that it is already judged.  Anyway now that I 
have written it , here it goes:



Let us sing a sweet song, a song that's of praise
For our crops to be ripened and harvesting days

For the fruits of the soil, for barley and wheat
Maize, oats and corn, that our children will eat

For the evening sun on the newly mown hay
For the farmer still working in the dusk of the day

For the apples and pears still ripe on the trees
For the fill of the honey pot, the toil of the bees

Blackberry picking, will uplift our song
Tasting juices of autumn we'll all sing along

Let us sing at crescendo for the fruits of the vine
The lush of the grapes, the full bodied wine

When the harvest is done, our glasses we'll raise
And thank mother earth who deserves so much praise.

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  1. Date: 1/2/2010 11:30:00 AM
    It's too bad you missed the deadline, Deirdre. This could have garnered an award. A great harvest poem! thanks for your welcome comments. Andrea

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 1:50:00 PM
    Hi Deirdre Wow! Thanks for reposting this, so we can further savor the fall season. This is a lovely poem, and you got me singing your beautiful harvest song. Thanks hun Take care Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 5:01:00 AM
    Well Deirdre this is an excellent poem. So thank you for writing and sharing it with use. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/9/2009 12:22:00 AM
    Nice work Deirdre.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments today.

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 4:41:00 PM
    Wow! A amazing poem hun. Sorry you missed the contest but it's still a winner in my mind. Love the beautiful sentiments in your words and the ryhme. I especially love the last line...Read it twice. Thanks for posting it and sharing it with us! Take care sweet. Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 9/8/2009 12:48:00 PM
    beautiful couplet. Hope I have a nice Irish Dialect entered for my contest from you? Light & Love