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A Gilded Leaf Trapped In A Fence

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                  A gilded leaf on the move 
                     Now trapped like a deer 
                        In headlights, pushed 
                          Against a chain-link fence 
                            By a whistling Autumn wind 
                              Its trembling in distress
                             Struggling to slip through
                           Continually flapping on 
                         The fence, as if calling attention 
                       To other leaves
                    Roaming free, slipping past...
          "Hey! Over here! Help me!"

             Or perhaps gesturing at me...
    Come! Come! Pry me free!



LATE 2018 STANDARD,ANY FORM ANY THEME,upto a max of 20 lines 
Sponsored by Brian Strand (Winner: 1st Place)
Date written and posted: 12/23/2018

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 12/28/2018 9:20:00 PM
Edward, great poem, great imagery and very well written .Congratulations on your win! Happy New Year. Hugs Eve ~`*
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 12/29/2018 8:39:00 AM
Thank you so much, Eve!:-) Most obliged.
Date: 12/28/2018 3:51:00 PM
Edward, I like your personification of the leaf and admire the "movement" in your poem using a special layout. Congratulations on your placement in Brian's contest! Best wishes, Carolyn
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 12/28/2018 5:24:00 PM
Thank you so much for your continued support, Carolyn!:-) Happy New Year!
Date: 12/23/2018 8:40:00 PM
Deeper than you might think. Our lives, with humility, needing help. Really enjoyable.
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 12/23/2018 11:12:00 PM
Thank you, Sunlite!:-) Glad you liked it!