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Evening's Blanket

                                             I watch the horizon
                The oak boughs seem to be brush strokes on a blue canvas
                             Wisps of painted clouds tickle the leaves
                                       Like lovers' hands entwined
                                    In the evening their color fades
                               They become still shadows over gray
               And their soft edges resemble the clouds they contrast in day
                      As if those clouds came to earth in the cool of dusk
                                            To blanket the prairie
                Then sleep there at night to grace the stars with clear skies
                   When dawn comes they gently lift...so soft and smooth
                            One never sees when heaven greets them
                                            And the prairie wakes
                                              I watch the horizon




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  1. Date: 3/28/2013 8:57:00 AM
    Caleb, like Heather said, a talented paint job with your pen--congrats

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 10:41:00 AM
    Big congrats, Caleb! Your poem is a painting. I'm kind of totally astounded by how easily you can shift from writing hilarious booger poems to writing something as gorgeous and romantic as this!

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 11:35:00 AM
    Congrats on this win

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 8:41:00 AM
    Just awesome Caleb.....congrats...donna

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 3:21:00 AM
    Beautiful poem Caleb. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 11:29:00 PM
    So beautiful is this poem..Congrat.

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 8:44:00 PM
    Caleb, congrats on your win with this beautiful poem! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 8:10:00 PM
    here is one of yours I loved from last June. Congrats. Glad to see it again!!

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:10:00 PM
    Caleb, :-) Congratulations ~ Thanks for supporting my "descriptive poem" contest. Always yours truly* Linda

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 11:29:00 AM
    A belated congratulations on your placement in Nikko's contest Caleb. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 11:41:00 AM
    Wonderful imagery here Caleb!Congrats on your win!!

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 1:33:00 AM
    Gorgeous imagery, Caleb and I particularly love the gentle rhythm you used here, very dreamy.

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 4:37:00 AM
    a well-deserved sin, caleb.. congrats and write on!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 2:26:00 AM
    Caleb congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 11:47:00 PM
    Caleb, this is definitely a calming, meditative poem to read. Fantastic imagery. Congratulations on your win in nikko's contest!

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 8:16:00 PM
    Im impressed! Great work, Caleb! Splendid imagery. Kuddos on your win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 4:51:00 PM
    Gosh, here is yet another one of yours I never saw yet. SO GOOD. I am really happy to have found your poetry here at Soup and I'm glad you like it here. congrats for your well deserved win with this one. I have to go see if I faved you yet! Cause it's about time if I didn't yet!

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 11:05:00 AM
    I had to smile as I read this Caleb-- you sure brought that horizon with you and I really enjoying "watching" it.... wonderfully written with beautiful lines and thank you so much for writing this! Super congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 6/1/2012 1:11:00 PM
    darn, i will have to plagiarize this, caleb... you write with such grace and flow... brilliant! :) huggs!

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    Date: 6/1/2012 1:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Haha...you can have one of mine if I can have one of yours! ;) Thank you, Nette...
  1. Date: 5/31/2012 9:23:00 AM
    She does paint a restful picture, framed in the sky. I'm working on one with sort of the same theme...hope to post it soon. Having trouble with the flow.....Enjoyed this one !!

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