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Summer's Child

I lived my best in season of the sun, those yellow, mellow days when cares are flung to June’s warm breeze, and childhood is begun, a field to wander in, and all is young! I lived my zenith in the summer heat. Ah, zephyr of sublime and untried heights! Blue sky, July, and taste of kisses sweet still haunt my mind in cool midsummer nights. In August came dry winds, and I was torn from my adobe of early gleeful days. My children both at summer’s end were born, and now a grandchild in new sunlight plays. When dusk, unhurried, comes, I live my best. In Virgo’s sun may I be laid to rest. For Brian Strand's ANY 2012 POEM any theme/ any form max of 18 lines Poetry Contest and now for PD's Any Form Under 15 Lines Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 8/14/2013 3:19:00 AM

    Good morning, Summer's Child...At first glance, I thought the first verse was a monorhyme but now I see it is not!...VERY cool my friend...The last verse really knocked me out too...Congrats - Tim

  1. Date: 8/13/2013 9:31:00 AM

    congrats on a great win andrea. (:c Jenish

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:07:00 PM

    Congrad's on your win. Light & love [ yup a minus 9!]

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 4:31:00 PM

    Andrea, I am always swept away by the elegant flow and quality lines of your work. Congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 2:42:00 PM

    Andrea, a nice one....... congratulations!!! Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 10:31:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning place Andy xx

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 7:40:00 AM

    congrats on your win Andrea.....

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 6:30:00 AM

    Good morning Andrea, CONGRATULATIONS''' Thank you for the lovely entry.:-) When you have time enjoy the winners and my sweet blog * Called "The Liberty Bell" Have yourself a nice and beautiful Sunday... PS... stop by my newest poem if you like. "Summer Rain" XOX-love Linda

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 4:24:00 PM

    your sonnets are usually very nice ....and this one is no exception.......hugs....

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 6:43:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Brian Strand's "Any 2012 Poem" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/23/2012 5:54:00 AM

    Congrats on your win with your summer beauty! Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 11:54:00 PM

    Your sonnets are always so good to read Andrea....congrats on another big win in the contest.

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 10:55:00 PM

    Andrea~CONGRATUALTIONS! with your poem in Brian's contest ~always*Pd

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 8:54:00 PM

    I am a summer's child too, I get older tho I am enjoying Autumn more...Great there anything that u can't write about? Anything at all?....I am still in awe of the Dr. Jekyll entry..You will carry that one away with the grand prize trophy..

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 6:12:00 PM

    I am also Summer's child. Very nice win, Andrea. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 4:29:00 PM

    xcongrats Andrea on another lovely win for this elegant poetry so sweet and penned so nicely luv.. soup mail..

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 4:31:00 PM

    Dear Andrea, So sorry to learn of your husband's poor health. However, what the Christian's don't like about Obama's health care plan is that he's made provision for more and more abortions. Anyway, don't take my poem/lyrics too seriously - I'm commenting from Australia -I'm not in the USA. I don't have health insurance either. It's too expensive here as is most other things including housing. We don't get any tax deduction for mortgage payments. Love, Maureen

  1. Date: 1/30/2012 1:08:00 AM

    Thanks, Andrea, for yet another kind comment. I enjoyed your Summer's Child. I have 4 grandchildren of my own from 6-16 yrs but they live in another state so I don't see much of them. I just wish I got to enjoy my own children and didn't have to work to support them. They are both married now. God bless, Maureen xx

  1. Date: 1/29/2012 11:40:00 PM

    a very touching and warm write, all the best in the contest,,and Thank You for reading and commenting on mine,,and I am doing just fine and from the sound of this so are you,,,Blessings...Cecil

  1. Date: 1/27/2012 9:13:00 PM

    That's a beautiful story poem with a romantic touch..I enjoyed reading it,God bless you.Hugs!Erich

  1. Date: 1/25/2012 5:10:00 AM

    Lovely lovely, Andrea, are you telling us a little about yourself here. top Sonnet again from you, i really do enjoy these. harry

  1. Date: 1/24/2012 1:06:00 AM

    aaww, summer child! yes, i can 'see' that you are indeed. warm, kind and brings sunlight everywhere you go. wonderful poem Andrea, good luck on the contest.

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 2:06:00 PM

    This is beautiful, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 1:24:00 PM

    Love the life in this Andrea,,rich and rewarding to read..)

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 12:26:00 PM

    Beautiful written sonnet Andrea.And with such a strong ending to it also.I just love the way you write,you didn`t disappoint me this time either.Liked it lots my mentor:)

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 12:14:00 PM

    Superb lines with all the loveliness of seasons and change of time. Beautiful Poem with such heart touching and moving lines in the end "When dusk, unhurried, comes, I live my best. In Virgo’s sun may I be laid to rest" My good wishes for your contest entry. Love and best wishes always...Ravindra...Andrea Dietrich

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 12:07:00 PM

    I'm sorry, but I have contempt for you and your warm summer breeze. :)

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 11:55:00 AM

    Well done again A.D., now you've got me longing for summer.....BTW Thanks a lot! Because of you I've spent half my birthday writing a Lay's potato chip "betcha can't eat one"

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 8:57:00 AM

    such a delightful Sonnet from the Queen of them.. excellent flow of the storyline.. good luck in this fun comma contest.. Russell came up with a beauty .. sweet one Andrea..luv..

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 7:46:00 AM

    Monsoon is depicted along with passion of life days, lovely written. Best wishes for the contest, bl