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The Season of Silence and Slumber has Arrived

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The Season of Silence and Slumber has Arrived

Stepping out into the cool kiss of a burnt orange fall morning,
I pause to admire, the dressings of the day...
Light frost, on the fading green blades of grass,
sparkles in the early sun like tiny diamonds...
It's beauty matched by the blue clarity of the blanket above...
My breath leaves me...
The warmth hits the frosty air,
and moves away from me like a slow trickling stream...
Gone now is the heavy air of summer...
The season of silence and slumber has arrived....TAH

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  1. Date: 12/21/2012 10:16:00 PM
    Tobey, stopping by with my warmest thoughts~ my best wishes go out to you and your family. Have yourself a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year* Always & Forever ;-) PD

  1. Date: 7/27/2012 8:49:00 AM
    Very beautiful Tobey. I love the autumn. Your description and flowing words, make me love it even more

  1. Date: 2/3/2012 7:44:00 AM
    Hi dr thill :),so happy to be able to be here to read your wonderful poetry again... Hope your horses are doing great..C.C

  1. Date: 12/21/2011 10:03:00 AM
    Just stopping by to enjoy again and wish you a wonderful Christmas Tobey, thanks for all your past visits and sweet comnents; love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 11:38:00 AM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Tobey. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 12/18/2011 8:27:00 AM
    Silence and slumber are nice when there's someone to share them with...beautiful write.;)

  1. Date: 12/16/2011 1:48:00 PM
    I might add, it would be so nice to hibernate and wake up shen spring comes. Winter's not bad, it just lasts too long.

  1. Date: 11/21/2011 9:18:00 PM
    A favorite time of the year described wonderfully. It hits the spot!

  1. Date: 11/21/2011 5:51:00 AM
    I can see it all in your words...lovely!

  1. Date: 11/11/2011 10:46:00 AM
    I enjoyed your poem Tobey, it awakens the senses, an introduction to winter enclosures. Hugs, Vie