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As Swallows Call

The daffodils are dying now,
soft yellow silks wear hues of brown;
in weariness they rest their brow,
against the breeze, in jaded gown.

‘neath cotton clouds and powder blue
the daffodils are dying now;
as fleeting as the morning dew,
their beauty sways by shade of bough,

with trumpets dipped in muted vow
to yield their last remaining glow. 
The daffodils are dying now
as blossom reigns o’er winter snow.

And at the final curtain fall,
no encore, just a graceful bow,
as first arriving swallows call
“The daffodils are dying now”

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  1. Date: 10/25/2010 12:21:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poem being picked to be featured this week Sharon. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/24/2010 4:30:00 PM
    Congrats Sharon on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a great piece my friend to share with us all with luv..

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 12:52:00 PM
    Beautiful, very well written. Caryl

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 9:26:00 AM
    A poem worthy of wordsworth indeed. Another poet sees as he saw and gives us just as much pleasure. Outstanding poem.

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 10:56:00 PM
    Oh, I am happy I came across another one of yours I'd not seen yet. Quaterns are so nice. YOu do them well, lady!! I'm so happy you came to Soup, and I hope you post more and more. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/30/2010 12:37:00 PM
    This is excellent. I like the rhyming pattern and the flow of the poem. Welcome to Poetry Soup and keep writing. Joseph

  1. Date: 5/30/2010 12:31:00 PM
    Wonderful title followed by a lovely poem. What a joy to read >> James

  1. Date: 5/30/2010 2:59:00 AM
    Poetry of the highest caliber.

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 11:44:00 AM
    Sent you Soup Mail :) for some reason when I read this before and even now, I imagine it being read by a child...and admit it Sharon, Eloquence is your middle name, right? Keep these beautiful poems coming Sharon :)

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:44:00 AM
    Breath-takingly beautiful in everyway! Sharon. A masterful example of this form of poetry. Thank you for sharing - to my fav's list. Lainie

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:35:00 AM
    Sharon, love the whole show the deep drama, gives it a shade I would bow to myself,..p.d.