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Alas Poor Summer, We Knew It Well

They maneuver more slowly now a hum of wings and shuffling feet trailing the mist of fading warmth staying closer to home and hive supping on summer’s last morsels collecting the nectar of dreams to nurture the promise of hope ©9/6/2019 FAREWELL, SUMMER poetry Contest Nette Onclaud - sponsor

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Date: 9/12/2019 5:00:00 PM
I love the different approach you took to this challenge. Very well done, John, and congratulations
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Date: 9/12/2019 4:06:00 PM
I really enjoyed this one, it could almost double for the bee contest - congrats on your win!
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Date: 9/12/2019 11:41:00 AM
incredible flow and substance, john... i was moved by this piece... fine congrats and thanks for taking part in my contest..huggs
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Date: 9/12/2019 5:34:00 AM
John congratulations on your win!;)
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Date: 9/12/2019 4:33:00 AM
Wonderfully written piece, John, congrats on your win. John
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Date: 9/12/2019 4:23:00 AM
A wonderful use of imagery and choice of vocabulary,John. I really enjoyed reading your poem.
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John lawless
Date: 9/12/2019 7:48:00 AM
Well Wendy, I find myself walking a bit more slowly and savoring the scents and antics of fall's chilled.
Date: 9/10/2019 9:31:00 AM
you captured the feeling wonderfully John
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John lawless
Date: 9/12/2019 7:47:00 AM
Thanks David, appreciate you stopping by to read and comment.
Date: 9/6/2019 9:49:00 AM
Lovely to read, John. I'm glad summer is winding down, but never like cold winter.
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John lawless
Date: 9/8/2019 4:18:00 PM
..yeah, fall is like winter saying "here I come....ready or not!!'
Date: 9/6/2019 8:28:00 AM
A wonderful write John. Love the penultimate line especially.
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John lawless
Date: 9/8/2019 4:17:00 PM
whoa.....penulti....what......Thanks for stopping by Jeanne.
Date: 9/6/2019 8:21:00 AM
oh so true John without the flowers the bees are so less active in the garden, brilliantly thought out poem:-) hugs Jan xx
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John lawless
Date: 9/8/2019 4:16:00 PM
Thanks Jan, the subtle edge of fall touched us just as this contest showed up...as my wife and I call it .... flannel shirt and tea weather....
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 9/6/2019 8:21:00 AM
and I love the clever title! xx