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Dance of Cranes: on Coming Home - SF

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Dance of Cranes: on Coming Home - SF


It waits on the wedge of a field
no longer lonely, another
 floats in for a landing above
 a sea of yellow flowers

Who will  forget that wonderful fuss,
the mock scolding  of an absence
now  being celebrated
The preaching  by a full range of
 vocals - wing tips folding and unfolding
against a new, and thinking sky

For Andrea's SF Contest

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  1. Date: 4/27/2014 11:54:00 AM
    oh such beautiful imagery! hugs Jan x

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 7:02:00 PM
    Suz, , Awesome free verse... xox~ Linda,

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 7:47:00 AM
    I was right. I knew this one was a winner the first time I read it. Congrats

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 6:25:00 AM
    I read this one the other day and it impressed me greatly - superb use of language - it's no surprise to see it high up on the winners' list; I'm honoured to share 2nd place with such an outstanding poem, congrats! :)

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 11:50:00 PM
    on a roll with yourmown brand of imagery, suZ.. kudos to you on your greaat win..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 7:54:00 PM
    I echo the others praise, this is stunning. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 7:08:00 PM
    OH, Im so jealous...this is awesome. Andrea is right.. I struggle with free verse..you don't. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 6:05:00 PM
    wow, suz, i kept going back and forth on this one, whether to give it a first place or second. So nice to see you are the author of this well crafted piece. It is exactly how I imagine perfect free verse to be! I am curious . WHy did you call it a thinking sky? Congratulations!!

    Delaney Avatar Suzanne Delaney
    Date: 11/18/2013 12:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    hi Andrea: Such a thrill. Thanks for placing my poem......I used 'thinking' more as an adjective to give the sky a thoughtful, intelligent, reasoning, philosophical, reflective, contemplative, meditative tone.
  1. Date: 11/16/2013 8:21:00 AM
    Hi SuZ Whoop whoop whoop. I love the thinking sky. Your description here is untouchable. Dance on - long legged fellows. love Kathy

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 6:25:00 AM
    Beautiful! Nature's ballet. This one is a winner.