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The Hue of Blue

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The Hue of Blue

The wind rushes through the valley
whispering your name.
Autumn trees begin to release their leaves
reluctantly, trying to hold on to summer.
I see your reflection in droplets of rain,
I share your joys, and feel your pain, yet
you have moved on without a thought of 
what we once shared that summer so long ago.

As the crisp air and rain touches my face 
all those memories tend to cascade.  .  . 
flooding my mind and nearly drowning me.
Blue is my mood and my chosen hue that
lays to rest happier times in the summer sun,
in the clear cool lake, under the trees in your arms.
I, now in my autumn years, and feeling so much
like those lovely trees, reluctantly let go.

© August 24, 2013 

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  1. Date: 11/24/2013 10:47:00 AM
    Hi Connie, ... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. Enjoy the new coming week, and Thanksgiving Holiday.. Always a poet friend <3 =LINDA

  1. Date: 11/23/2013 9:34:00 AM
    Beautiful images reflecting on life and lost love.

  1. Date: 11/22/2013 11:44:00 AM
    Connie, , Congratulations on having your poem Featured this week. Loving ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 8:44:00 AM
    A few tears for this one, Connie. Reflections in the rain - great idea. Congrats on the selection. Love, daver

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 5:00:00 AM
    Very nice poem. Congratulations for being featured and thanks for your comment

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 12:09:00 PM
    deeply beautiful..........love <3 SKAT

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 11:54:00 AM
    Amazing win Connie.... xox~ PD

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 6:23:00 PM
    It is time to let go and turn those into lovely memories. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 9:14:00 PM
    This is such a lovely verse. I have written a poem called Blue before, but I quite like this verse better. Beautiful imagery throughout. I would love for some crisp air and rain to touch my face! Bring on the fall! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 1:09:00 AM
    beautiful poem... :) A~D

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 2:25:00 AM
    - Pleased to read one of your beautiful poem again Connie. - Have a nice day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 8:24:00 AM
    To me blue is an other-worlds color. Love the way you use it. Love, daver

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 3:25:00 PM
    Love it, Connie. and now nice that Frank was here commenting to you. He is a really great poet!!

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 5:10:00 AM
    I really like this, a beautiful depiction of autumn but with such a poignant, bittersweet undertone, and the last two lines bring the poem to a perfect close...thank you for leaving such a lovely, inspiring comment on my work :)

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 6:24:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your creative work today..Thanks for the visit to my work..Loss love is a sad part of life..To love and not be loved in return has to be awful..Sara

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 6:12:00 PM
    I really like this and I can definitely relate to it. Very nice piece. :)

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 6:07:00 PM
    This is lovely, and melancholy poetry, Connie.......this line ..."lays to rest happier times in the summer sun," says it best. I loved it !!