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White Pumpkin Delight

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Below is the poem entitled White Pumpkin Delight which was written by poet Cecilia Macfarlane. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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White Pumpkin Delight

We all got Carol's invite, us fellow soupers made quite a batch.
We entered with anticipation, then carefully replaced the latch.
All of us trying to figure out, just what fun did Carol hatch?
Each one stood in awe at the sight of a peculiar Pumpkin patch.

We expected to see orange but each pumpkin was stark white.
Our minds trying to comprehend could there was problems with our sight?
Mumbling from the crowd confirmed that we were all indeed seeing right
We all decided then that we should experience this spectacular view at night.

Carol mischeviously handed out black markers and black paint.
Instructing each of us to pick a pumpkin and to decorate without restraint.
Carefree childhood memories overtook us...... she was a blessed saint.
Each one of us smiling widely, the scene was refreshingly quaint.

We set about our instructed task, all in a joyous frame of mind.
Not one person looked at their watches, time for once was left behind.
We thought we created beautiful unique creations that were well defined. 
Maybe is was the magic of the patch that rendred us all blind.

Carol declared our pumpkins all winners, for we all had so much fun.
What a wonderful day had by all, decorating under the October sun.
We gathered up our pumpkins, feeling melancholy that the day was done.
But the memory of that day was forever instilled in each and every one.


For Carol's Brown's contest: "What No Orange Pumpkin"

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  1. Date: 8/29/2013 12:49:00 PM
    A unique and interesting poem, should have done well in that contest. Your rhyme and meter was very good and your words painted the imageries of the poem quite well -Great poem! MC

  1. Date: 4/30/2012 3:28:00 PM
    This is really cute and a very pleasant read. Well thought out and well written. May happy memories forever plague you with regular visits. Huggs TLee

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 8:24:00 PM
    Thanks everyone for all your kind words!

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 4:50:00 PM
    beautiful job Cecilia, a worthy job , well done. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 4:20:00 PM
    Congrats, Cecilia. Excellent piece. Nice going. luv Ralph

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 3:18:00 PM
    Congrats. on your special win. Love,Vie

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 2:13:00 PM
    What a nice party this contest has turned into. Congratulations onyour win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 12:49:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in my "What No Orange Pumpkin" contest Cecilia. Love, Carol

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane
    Date: 11/19/2011 8:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Carol.....I was so excited to see my win. Love, CC
  1. Date: 11/9/2011 3:33:00 PM
    Love the rhyme. Nicely done.

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane
    Date: 11/9/2011 4:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks : )
  1. Date: 11/3/2011 8:59:00 AM
    I would have lovedd doing this. Tony

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane
    Date: 11/3/2011 9:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for reading Tony.....as I was writing it my imagination took me there : )