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Below is the poem entitled JOB DONE which was written by poet Sidney Beck. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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In autumn, our love for this farm began, years ago.  
We pulled it out of the ground, and kept steady
And watched the kids and corn and apples grow -
Watched them ripen and become ready.

Such love overflowed our hearts with passion.
Now comfortable, mellow, fruitful, it yields
Cosy warmth as we watch the profusion
Of a job well done from satisfying fields.

Everywhere there is ripeness to the core:
Warm pies with swelled, plump apples from each bough  
Now loaded with golden, yellow blessings, turning more
And more into a falling sunset of leaves covering  the plough. 

Gathering birds listen in the fruit-filled orchards steeped 
In the whispers of the winnowing wind’s crisp air  - passed
Quietly over  the  corn stubble full-reaped  -
That the time to fly is approaching at last.

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Written  15  August  2012  
and entered in   Gail Doyle’s  Contest    Autumn's Beauty

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  1. Date: 8/15/2012 7:00:00 AM
    Beautiful for the contest Sidney !!! - Wish you luck and hope for a win for you. - Have a lovely day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 6:46:00 AM
    beautiful imagery! good luck in the contest...

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 2:56:00 AM
    Sidney snug warm visions, I like it, good luck..David

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    Date: 8/15/2012 5:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    many thanks for your comments...glad you like it....John Keats of course said just about everything possible about Autumn...its a hard act to follow....he's always been one of my favorites....thanks again w Syd