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The Orchard

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The Orchard

 The Orchard
In an autumn’s dream
They are the reds and yellows and other colors once green
Once a mother’s own
So golden in their eyes had each one, -- at one time gleamed!
Humanity's given beauty of a thousand trees
Yet, save for a gentle serenity long gone
Swept quietly away by a past spring breeze
Innocence needs not shorn in storm of night
Subtle winds can carry young leaves
Like a mother's forlorn cries left unheard throughout her plight 

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  1. Date: 10/16/2010 7:25:00 PM

    pretty work!!

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 4:41:00 PM

    your autumn's dream is a true work of natures delight. Enjoyed your poem...LeeAnn

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 4:18:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your work today..Sara

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 3:28:00 PM

    Exceptional poetry to be reading this Saturday afternoon Dave. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 3:15:00 PM

    Very creative write on the autumn's dream nicely worded, dave