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You Caught The Wind

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You Caught The Wind

I remember you, from when there was a spring When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green Our nimble feet danced in the wind and on the brink of everything Not a furrow in the brow of youth We borrowed life for just awhile We tapped our shoes, on a promised stage Where carefree laughter was the rage that filled our age with endless miles We danced and twirled a twin ballet just you and me on summer's waves Two pirouettes, in mode of curls of blossoms, frilled, and tender leaves unfurled in winds, we found a way to soar our wings, above the world We knew not yet of death or dying or of regret, or cause for crying But, something frowned upon the season You caught the wind, and without reason A colder wind that kept you flying far beyond my eyes could see And to the other side you disappeared beyond my words beyond my tears Now here alone I touch the day and taste the night remembering I will walk alone, in autumn sun And lay myself on dying leaves I think of you and think of then I feel the wind against my face that sweeps me to a distant place where I recall what is not erased I'm closer now... to hear the sound The whisper of the seasons calling Above the trees, the sky is blue I think of you, and feel the breeze And all the while, the leaves are falling
....................................................................................................... For Catie's Contest: Inspired by a poem by Elaine George: "Autumn - A Ballade"

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  1. Date: 2/11/2014 8:28:00 AM

    A great write and congrats on the win, carrie

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 10:20:00 AM

    Way to go with this awesome winner..Sara

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 9:37:00 AM

    Awesome, awesome write, Carrie. I really loved this one. Congratulations on your win in my contest. love and hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 7:19:00 AM

    Rubens comment best captures how I feel about this one. Beyond outstanding Carrie!

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 4:19:00 AM

    Lovely Carrie, congratulations xx

  1. Date: 2/9/2014 10:24:00 PM

    A heartfelt verse, Carrie! Big congrats on your deserving placement!!

  1. Date: 2/9/2014 9:22:00 PM

    I <3 <3 <3 this poem!!!!!!!! <--- very enthusiastic! : D Congratulations on your top win, dear Carrie! Another one that goes into my Fav. Free verse? Im detecting a musical rhyming sound. : ) Where is Elaine?

  1. Date: 2/9/2014 7:43:00 PM

    You have such a long tall and beautiful memory, congratulations on your win, luv xxx

  1. Date: 2/9/2014 7:33:00 PM

    I can see how a poem by Elaine would inspire such beautiful writing from you, Carrie. Sure wish I saw more of her here. She is a wonder! And this poem is too. congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 2/9/2014 7:15:00 PM

    Sad but beautiful....congrats on your win

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 11:41:00 AM

    :) CONGRATULATIONS! Enjoyed your win............... Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/6/2013 7:33:00 PM

    Carrie, nicely done.... congrats in Frank's contest.... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 7:33:00 AM

    This is soooooo sooooooo beautiful dear Carrie and definitely deserved the first win .I am going to add it to my favs

  1. Date: 11/5/2013 6:29:00 AM

    such a poignant and evocative write, carrie, your words infiltrate the heart and soul...honoured to share the top spot with you - congrats! :)

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 10:37:00 PM

    as always, you come from the heart, carrie... sooo bittersweet and lovely!.. big cheers on your top award..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 9:47:00 PM

    Congrats on the win in the contest of Frank, Carrie

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 7:39:00 PM

    Carrie, this is such a touching, beautiful write! Wow!! Congratulations on your first place win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 1:54:00 PM

    Carrie, BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your first place win. This is absolutely beautiful, one that deeply touches a heart. Have a great week. Hugs and love, Gail

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 12:20:00 PM

    Carrie Dearest.... You have me torn between two choices... One: Lay down my quill surrendering to your superior craftsmanship.. or, two: Take inspiration from your supreme creativity and launch an effort to soar above the bar you have placed so high. Congratulations on your win.... both talent and sweetness reside in your soul.... Hugs... forever..... Jake

  1. Date: 11/4/2013 11:38:00 AM

    A fantastic write, Carrie. Congratulations on a well earned no. 1 . Love, Joyce

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