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Twilight Song

Long shaded walks neath gilded canopies,
as Autumn’s twilight song proclaimed the cold
with words from lips of russet, aired with ease,
entwined with brittle leaves of bronze and gold
in muted tones; a whisper on a breeze,
that breathed of sun-kissed hands she used to hold;
of how an arctic moon upon her crept,
dissolving thoughts of Summer as she slept.

The wind did paint in pearl encrusted hue,
o’er fading hint of fragrant amber glow
with jewelled tears of frosty morning dew; 
the pale sun all but chilled the earth below.
Of ashen light, a season born anew
brought wilderness and unrelenting snow
to smother hibernating Autumn spice;
entombed, with just her dreams, in lands of ice.

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  1. Date: 6/19/2010 4:25:00 AM
    You paint such a delicate winter sketch that I feel chilly even on a balmy Tokyo evening.

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 12:19:00 PM
    Now this is what poetry is all about, this is quite fantastic Sharon > adding you too my favourites > most def the right choice >> James

  1. Date: 6/10/2010 12:18:00 AM
    Beautiful,beautiful indeed!Celene!

  1. Date: 6/9/2010 6:45:00 AM
    Wow, I enjoy the images you conjure up with your words Sharon - rgds WN

  1. Date: 6/9/2010 1:41:00 AM
    hi again Sharon :)--woohoo for you! That's totally great and with one minute to spare, too ^_^!! glad you liked my recipe, was super happy to remember I had that recipe from before ;) enjoy your day & time to relax those tired muscles now :)--nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/8/2010 8:17:00 PM
    Ahhh, yet another beauty. So how many sonnets have you done? Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 7:54:00 PM
    Hi Sharon. This is brilliant. I can see it, feel it, and smell it in the air. so well done....cheers Margaret

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 4:28:00 PM
    That last line of yours drew me in again, Sharon :) Can't help but imagine wisps of icy smoke along with that line! It's just so rich with imagery and your personification of Autumn here is just so beautifully done! Enjoyed reading this! hugs, nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 4:15:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry this afternoon Sharon. Thank you for sharing it with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 3:03:00 PM
    This is excellent and I like the essence of the piece. I like this line, "breathed of sun-kissed hands she used to hold." This is touching. Great job! Joseph