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At Summer's End

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At Summer's End

When Autumn veils my season's smile and lingers in the air a while . . . though Indian days be gold spun, my summering will come undone. Night's shadows fall more quickly now; birds sooner too forsake their bough. No tarrying for old friend Sun when summering becomes undone. Oh, warmth of Summer, leave me not. Through Winter's frost I grow distraught. The melancholy has begun; my summering will come undone. As Autumn veils my season's smile, my summering will come undone.

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  1. Date: 11/8/2013 7:01:00 AM
    To think you wrote this in the summer and it's already winter brrrrrrr. Congratulations Petal, just shows how time flies. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 4:59:00 PM
    "Autumn veils my season's smile." Hard to let summer go. Congrats, Andrea!

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 12:06:00 PM
    lovely win...SKAT

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 11:25:00 AM
    Good day Andrea congratulations on your Summer's End win... luv~ PD

  1. Date: 10/28/2013 12:44:00 AM
    My favorite and an excellent win and well chosen by Francine! Congrats Andrea.

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 5:49:00 PM
    Lovely piece, Andrea. Congratulations on your big win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 7:59:00 AM
    beautiful....congrats on your win

  1. Date: 10/27/2013 12:26:00 AM
    Another summer has passed us by. Hope there are many more to come for all those we care for...This one is a winner..Rick

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 10:41:00 PM
    Yes summer is nearly at the end. Need to pick up the kids from the airport tomorrow coming in from Washington. Did not go with them this time and lucky because a lot of places were closed. love phyl

  1. Date: 9/23/2013 5:38:00 PM
    What a wonderful poem.

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 1:08:00 AM
    Great writing and sharing; in this most thoughtful write Andrea..'

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 6:55:00 PM
    Much as I love the colours of Autumn I rue the passing of summer and its natural warmth. Lovely poem Petal but it's left me cold haha. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 8:39:00 PM
    I love the use of summering. lovely poem. Warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 5:39:00 AM
    Absolutely beautiful as always. You are a very gifted poet, dear Andrea. Elaine

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 1:33:00 AM
    Thanks for your comments on my latest Phrasis verse form Andrea.I am still posting about a dozen verses each month,in particular these phrasis which are also recited on youtube.Have a good weekend.rgds Brian

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 8:44:00 PM
    I particularly love the line "though Indian days be gold spun". Elicits many visual responses

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 3:38:00 AM
    Nice job. i've enjoyed reading your poetry

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 3:39:00 PM
    Another season past it's prime. Another reason and a rhyme. The past is written to not be read. Time marches on, enough is said. Beautiful poem Andrea. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 2:17:00 PM
    Your summering will come done here surely. It's a poem carrying lovely season's smile as you. Good luck in the contest, my friend. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 10:52:00 AM
    wow a poem to blow one away with, you are a joy to read Andrea Dietrich,