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A Sweet Sublime

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A Sweet Sublime

Oh, endings are a sweet sublime, crisp with longing,
a joyous confection of ripe orchards and hay fields
bursting on the senses plump with summer's yield
and so the Fall's a summer love belonging...

belonging now to branch, to bough, to wind belonging
remnant leaves full blooded block blows like shields   
and golden stalks march across blue skied cornfields 
Oh, what sweet ending makes warm prolonging?

Oh, prolong the morning dew, too soon it turns frost.
Let the scent of concord grape on trellised vine cling 
among the morning glories grasp criss-crossed 
for Fall is best beloved while summer sings
and winter belays it's use of killing frost
for Autumn's glory's brief while summer lingers.


Date: Aug. 14, 2012

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  1. Date: 8/24/2012 2:30:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Gail's "Autumn" contest Debbie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 9:15:00 PM
    Debbie,, Congratulations with your Autumn's Beauty double beauty. Enjoyed stopping by~ PD

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 7:52:00 PM
    Beautiful, Debbie! Congrats on your win! This poem is sublime!! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 7:34:00 PM
    Congrats Debbie ,For this unique presentation and win...Great job...Kudos to you...light and love...

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 12:16:00 PM
    spell binding elegance of a piece, debbie with great use of form.. congrats with biggie huggs!..:)

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 5:28:00 AM
    Congratulations on a great win in the contest! Debbie, a great write.

  1. Date: 8/23/2012 1:54:00 AM
    congrats Debbie on a sensational win for this marvelous write so electrifying on the Season.. luv the title much.. I am trying to hang on but my hands don't want to cooperate luv.. getting the pin out of my neck Monday.. oh..thankxxx dor asking luv..

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 11:56:00 PM
    Congrats friend Debbie... very creative composition....

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 9:22:00 PM
    Debs, you did excellently with this Italian sonnet form. I gotta fave this one. I don't believe I saw you do such a splendid work in this exact form before. Congrats on your win.(also I love how some of the lines were not perfect ten syllables. Shakepeare did that way too)

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 6:36:00 PM
    Such a soft romantic verse Deb, could live with autumn forever the way you describe it. Congrats on your win! Love, Lizzie

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 5:52:00 PM
    Debbie; I love this poem. I can't wait for the fall to start. That is one of my favorite Seasons. Here in Texas is too hot right now. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 4:39:00 AM
    Amazing sonnet for Autumn. Loved it to the core. good luck if for the contest.

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 11:13:00 PM
    I <3 it!! What a splendid Sonnet to the Autumn! ...and an absolutely stupendous use of alliteration. Beautiful! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 8:46:00 PM
    lovely poem Debbie.It just reminded me my vine has failed miserably this year xx

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 8:03:00 PM
    Concord grape pie....my favorite...not many make it Deb! It's time cosuming...beautiful poem!