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AMBER CHANDELIER

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AMBER CHANDELIER

AMBER    CHANDELIER


Late October and dark trees
Bare of branch and bark
Mask  an airy golden volume yet:
A leafy brightness in autumn’s  aura.


Gloom of day but the spreading maple’s 
As if seen through trellised panes:
A Russian chandelier in the Amber Room,
Each frond glowing, reflecting  the uncertain light.

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NOTE

The Amber Room  is a part of a Russian  tsarist palace called Tsarskoe Selo  that, in terms of grandeur and excessive opulence, outstrips even Versailles.  Tsarskoe Selo is  in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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  1. Date: 10/24/2012 1:25:00 PM
    Oh I wish we could see the picture I'll go google it! I miss you. Light & Love

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 10/24/2012 1:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    very very beautiful reminded me of the theater in Versaille