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October celebrates color, while November hosts Autumn's death. And watches the leaves turn to muck as brisk breezes frost each breath. Skeletal trees; with arms outstretched, stand naked at the end of Fall. And squirrels scamper to stash their nuts, before Winter winds pay a call. The last migrating duck has fled, and all the songbirds left as well. And now the sun is not as bright, Sol's fallen under Autumn's spell. November dons Fall's forlorn veil, woven from threads of freezing rain. And Nature awaits winter's white so She can look pristine again. (Quatrain) 11/10/2021 November or December Quatrain Poem Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Caren Krutsinger November

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Date: 11/10/2021 7:47:00 AM
Well-done, my friend. Your poem described the season in my part of the country so well. Enjoyed it very much. Good luck in the contest.
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Emile Pinet
Date: 11/10/2021 9:13:00 AM
Thanks, Milt, November can be a dreary month here in Canada awaiting December snows, have a good day my friend, Emile.
Date: 11/10/2021 7:31:00 AM
Beautifully done. I love it! Love November too. God bless you always, Love, Gina
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Emile Pinet
Date: 11/10/2021 9:11:00 AM
Thanks, Regina, as always, I appreciate your comments my friend, Emile.