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A Season's Dance

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A Season's Dance

The seasons vary as they come and go, and each, a lovely lady, loves to dance. Fair Winter glistens in a gown of snow she wears whenever she can get the chance. She often glides through night beneath the glow of midnight’s moon. Each sequence of her gown falls beautifully when she is waltzing slow, and stillness is the sound as she drifts down. Her sister, Spring, is eager to dance, too, but takes her time; she needs to feel the sun upon her rosebud cheeks and feel sweet dew beneath her feet. She waits till Winter’s done. Spring dances with the breeze when she sashays across a bluer sky with Winter gone. Her pretty gown is fashioned from sun’s rays to sparkle with the colors of the dawn. She sobs sometimes when sunshine goes away, but it is good! Her tears become rain showers. With springing steps, she greets the next warm day and swings her skirt, revealing bright new flowers. Her sister, Summer, is not far behind. The blossoms in Spring’s wake last but a while, for Summer’s hot! With sun, she‘s intertwined, and different blooms prefer her sultry style! Too hot for her own good, this lass can be. She gyrates slowly; if, by chance, she cries, her tears revive her so that passionately she pairs with Thunder, flashing stormy eyes! The beauty known as Autumn waits her turn. She does the paso doble with finesse, and often her appearance makes us yearn for youth because she wears nostalgia’s dress. She tangos with the wind and leaves. A rush of ardor overtakes her in her dance. Some leaves turn crimson, for she makes them blush while sweeping earth with brilliant elegance. One day arrives first snowfall, and you’ll glean the ladies have again begun their round. A season’s dance is always to be seen because their ball room is from sky to ground! Written 9/25/13 by Andrea Dietrich for the contest of Gail Angel Doyle

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  1. Date: 11/1/2013 5:14:00 PM

    Andrea, lovely dance of the seasons, you make the rhythm follow along with them.

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 10:40:00 PM

    Love the dance of the seasons on this wonderful poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 5:44:00 PM

    Congrats on a well deserved win! absolutely lovely!!! Blessings, Stacey

  1. Date: 10/24/2013 11:50:00 AM

    A most excellent verse penned about the seasons of the years....such awesome imagery that describes each season to a "T"! Much enjoyed and many congrats on your win in the contest! Julie :-)

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 1:15:00 PM

    this is very pretty Andrea....... nice going... LOVE --SKAT

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:03:00 PM

    a wonderful win in Gail's "A Season's Dance " contest.... Always ~LINDA

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 9:56:00 PM

    WOW! I love the personification and imagery in this! Absolutely beautiful! Congrats on your well deserved 1st place win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 1:06:00 PM

    Beautiful, Andrea! Yours and Nette's were my favorite entries in this contest. So happy to see you both on top!! Congrats! Love and blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 10:47:00 AM

    Beautiful and eloquent as usual. The last stanza really made it shine. Congrats on the win

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 9:09:00 AM

    Wonderful and lovely piece,Andrea...Great write...Congrats on your win...This is splendid!

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 8:52:00 AM

    This is awesome work!! No wonder it is in the winners’ list..Sara

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 5:18:00 AM

    congrats on a great win Andrea.....

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 9:40:00 PM

    One of your best Andrea. I loved it. Congratulations on your first place win. . Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 8:05:00 PM

    Beautiful poem. Congrats on your great win! G.

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 7:47:00 PM

    You have waltzed right up to the winner's circle with this lovely poem ! Congrats, Andrea!

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 7:05:00 PM

    :):):):):)

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 4:35:00 PM

    glad to read this beauty again and see it on top of the winner's list...congrats!

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 10:50:00 AM

    Beautiful all the way around. Love it

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 8:35:00 AM

    The images in your poem are wonderful. There is so much to praise, I like "she tangos with the wind". Thank you for looking at my poems. Very best wishes Linda xx

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 2:08:00 AM

    very good read

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 6:52:00 PM

    A Stunning write Petal, a lot of work gone into this, I salute you on a fantastic poem. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 9:29:00 AM

    Love this one! The images of nature dressing up and pursuing a never ending round of balls is wonderful

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 7:18:00 PM

    very nice Andrea ,mother nature in her awesomeness ;}

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 11:44:00 AM

    Ah mother nature! Nice vision and feeling as well . I know a lot of work went into this poem. Thats why I go with free verse most of the time. I tip my hat to you. as always Michael

  1. Date: 10/4/2013 8:41:00 PM

    This poem is outstanding in its description of all the seasons given to us in a manner I've never seen before. Just a great job. Very rare for me to say this, but I wish I had written this poem.

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 2:48:00 PM

    This is a gorgeous poem, Andrea! Just amazingly beautiful! All four seasons were represented equally. Stunning work, this should place high in the contest. I wish you the best of luck!...Thank you for the kind comments, once again!

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 10:24:00 AM

    This is a tremendous & superb write my dear friend Andrea. Loving this so much. I've got a rich vicarious experiences of the four seasons through their great dance in your poem. You did this extraordinarily well. Kudos! I wish, we've all these seasons here. Thank you so much for sharing! Another fave! Thanks a lot & I'll come back soon ok.Good luck to u always! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 5:01:00 AM

    You're having a ball yourself too,... loved to dance along............

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 1:40:00 PM

    love the imagery and the romance of the seasons. wonderful Andrea =)

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 9:35:00 AM

    Wow, I have missed reading your poetry, Andrea! This one is beautiful. Thank you for keeping me in your thoughts while I was gone. It means more than words can say. I'm busy with my new baby but hope to check in from time to time and would love to start writing again, too. This poem may inspire me! Love & Blessings, Rhonda

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