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Cycles of Time

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Below is the poem entitled Cycles of Time which was written by poet Shadow Hamilton. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Cycles of Time

Slowly the leaves turn to different browns
bright chestnut, mahogany and walnut
each glistening with the dew of daybreak
a few starting to fall, spinning round and round

A chill wind blows in from the north
hoar frost hanging, sparkling fingers
ice underfoot makes it treacherous
and still the colours keep changing

Hot sultry sinful summer days
wafting scents tantalising noses
colourful splashes through the bed
crops growing, swelling ears of corn

Farmers hard at work bringing in the harvest
fodder for the cattle and wheat for our bread
a most bounteous feast is spread before us
put aside bad feelings and share together

Although Spring is the time of Rebirth
Autumn gives us the harvest of plenty
and so the circle of nature is complete
after autumn leaves comes a time to sleep

Now the lands lie farrow, resting and waiting
soon the snows of winter coating the land
the seeds lay sleeping waiting for spring
all this, mother nature freely gives to us

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  1. Date: 2/4/2014 4:36:00 PM
    Shadow This is an interesting and different write. You described the seasons so beautifully and with such imagery, the reader is transported into these scenes. Nicely done Thanks for the congrats and sweet comment on my Princess Jailed poem.

    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton
    Date: 2/5/2014 6:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    i enjoyed your princess poem robin ty for your nice comments hugs