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Rakes and Flames

As the dawn expells its authoritive cast; they awake, but are abandoned. They
turn--but their friend the sun ignores  and they understand.   They commune
their relationship and part with their memories;   and sigh.

They say their good-byes in a tone of fullfilment, but aface their anxieties
toward the skies for hope; but are denied. A clouded sky brings a chill in the 
air and a rustling of rakes and flames. 

Old as hell, written in HS for publication, circa 1971 by me. When I was young in the 60's in Ohio, we burned leaves in our backyard; sometimes our household trash too. You had to be me to be there GV. Count me in as last place. Take care.  

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  1. Date: 3/20/2014 4:59:00 AM
    Well penned write and congratulations on the fine win, dave

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 4:06:00 AM
    - Congratulations on your win in the contest sponsored by Giorgio A.V. - A wonderful win poem from you Dave ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 1:01:00 AM
    Dave, Congrats, awesome win! ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 10:36:00 PM
    Hi Dave, Impressive like the themes. Congratulations on your win. :) Love ~LINDA

  1. Date: 3/19/2014 3:34:00 PM
    Dave, always think negative for a more positive outcome... Good philosophy, when it works... Congratulations on a well penned win. Verlena :)s!