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Autumnal

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Autumnal

A mystery of branches now bare of leaves
reach into bright, flamboyant sunshine.
An arcane ritual that turns quiescent greens
to a floating immolation.
Ambivalent, we see a new outline,
bittersweet, against a cloudless sky.

Discarded leaves turn the ground, 
a luscious quintessence of browns.
Intercessor of summer memories woven 
in stitches of every wondrous hue.  
This  tactile tapestry hung against a space of sunlit blue.
 

For John Hamilton
10 word Challenge

1. *AMBIVALENT *2. *ARCANE 3. *BITTERSWEET 4. *LUSCIOUS 
5. *INTERCESSOR 6. *QUIESCENT 7. *FLAMBOYANT 8 *IMMOLATION 9. TACTILE 10 *QUINTESSENCE

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 11/27/2016 8:57:00 PM
Suzanne, congratulations on your win your poem is beautiful in the use of words : ) Hugs Eve
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Date: 11/6/2016 7:51:00 PM
wowowow, he is gonna LOVE this . You really made good use of brevity as well. I am struggling with this one!
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Date: 10/29/2016 4:49:00 PM
Wow, Susan, you were able to compose a gem using the 10 words. Bravo for your excellent description of fall. Wishing you success in the contest!
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 10/29/2016 6:39:00 PM
Nice to see you Carolyn: Thanks for your good wishes. SuZ
Date: 10/29/2016 9:26:00 AM
Very well conceived, using words not normally used all at one go.
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 10/29/2016 9:36:00 AM
Thanks Victor. I am experiencing my first Fall in many years and have been wanting to write a fall poem. These words became a wonderful trigger for my sleeping Muse. SuZ
Date: 10/29/2016 9:14:00 AM
Very good here! :)
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 10/29/2016 9:15:00 AM
Thanks Heidi