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back yard Tanka moment

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back yard Tanka moment

the Ozark plateau 
     sun frames mount’s splendid beauty 
sun sets in Ozarks 
           pear trees glisten burnt orange 
               a sweet, juicy pear drops, thud!


Francine Robert Contest
Contest: The view
9/9/11  John Moses Freeman

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  1. Date: 9/14/2011 7:39:00 AM
    Pears do that this time of year don't they, I've yet to actually hear one land though :) Nice poem, enjoyed.

  1. Date: 9/11/2011 2:43:00 PM
    my favorite lines..."pear trees glisten burnt orange a sweet, juicy pear drops, thud!" will put you in the winner's circle John. CR

  1. Date: 9/9/2011 2:59:00 PM
    Sounds like beautiful view from your back yard. God Bless phyl

  1. Date: 9/9/2011 12:00:00 PM
    A Fine piece Moses, I enjoyed the read, quite visual...Good luck in the contest...God Bless...Taz