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One Long Last Look

The moon shimmied up her pole in the sky Winking at me with her crescent eye The stars danced in time to a silent tune As the season ended that started in June O, one long last look at summer's constellations Before they surrender to Fall's deportations And the heavens assign them to regions distant As brisk winds whisk them away in an instant September 22, 2020 Completely Your Choice (#15) Poetry Contest Sponsor: Brian Strand

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Date: 12/2/2020 2:48:00 AM
Gershon, I was glad to see this one included in the anthology, congrats. John
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 12/2/2020 2:59:00 PM
Thank you for noticing, John. Happy Tuesday evening. :) gw
Date: 10/28/2020 7:15:00 PM
It snowed here a couple of weeks ago. We kind of missed fall but it sounds lovely. Well done my friend. Stay frosty.
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Date: 10/23/2020 2:40:00 AM
WoW! Gershon, I missed this well written write. Nice piece on the changing of the seasons. Good imagery, content and rhymes. Congratulations on placing high on the 100 Best New Poems list! :-)
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Date: 10/23/2020 10:38:00 AM
Thank you so much for the enthusiasm, Alexis. Happy Friday! :) gw
Date: 10/22/2020 6:53:00 AM
I love the image "the moon shimmied up her pole" I'm new to Poetry Soup. Nice work! Lisa
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Date: 10/22/2020 5:29:00 PM
Hey, welcome to Poetry Soup, Lisa, and thanks for letting me know what you like about this poem! Moonbeams and Stardust, Gershon
Date: 10/21/2020 7:43:00 PM
Perfect imagery in this, and captured the transitions of seasons so nicely.
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Date: 10/22/2020 5:26:00 PM
Thank you so much for your kind words, Kathy. Light and Hope, Gershon
Date: 10/17/2020 6:44:00 AM
Simply beautiful
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Date: 10/17/2020 6:12:00 PM
Thank you for the lovely comment, nicola. Appreciated! Joy and Light, Gershon
Date: 10/14/2020 6:07:00 AM
This is beautifully written Gershon. Such imagery! Linda
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Date: 10/14/2020 2:29:00 PM
Thank you for the sunshine in your comment, Linda. Have a wonderful Wednesday! :) Gershon
Date: 10/12/2020 12:06:00 PM
Glad to see this beauty as Potd, it's also top on the best new top 100, so it's getting it's due recognition, a wonderful write Gershon! Wasn't that Moses' sons name?
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 10/12/2020 3:23:00 PM
Thank you so much, John... And, yes, you are right: Moses' son's name was Gershom. (The 'm' and 'n' in this name are interchangeable; it's a grammatical idiosyncracy in Hebrew, which only applies in certain cases). The name means: "I was a stranger there" (in Egypt, as Moses was certainly a stranger in Pharaoh's palace). Thanks again, Gershon
Date: 10/10/2020 10:38:00 AM
You mesmerize us with Luna’s antics Gershon. Outstanding imagery connecting us with the cosmos. Congratulations on your very deserving POTD and being at the top of the best new poems list my friend! This gem is going into my Faves! Blessings xxoo
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Date: 10/11/2020 7:00:00 PM
Thank you so much for such high praise, Connie, and for the FAVE. Always an honor for me... Here's hoping that your life is beginning to slowly return to normal. ~ Keep the Faith, Gershon
Date: 10/5/2020 5:49:00 AM
I so felt the wonderful energy in your words..what a great poem..thanks and congratulations...
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Date: 10/5/2020 7:05:00 AM
Nancy, very nice of you to encourage me so. Light and Joy, Gershon
Date: 10/3/2020 8:46:00 AM
A belated congratulations on your POTD, dear friend.. Your write literally took my breath away! Superb!! Really enjoyed .. This gem is going right into my faves! Many blessings to you, Gershon..
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Date: 10/5/2020 7:04:00 AM
Robertina, your comments always inspire me, this one being no exception. Thank you so much, dear Poet. Blessings, Gershon
Date: 10/2/2020 6:20:00 PM
A beautiful way to note the changing of seasons. Just lovely Gershon.
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Date: 10/5/2020 7:04:00 AM
Thank you so much for such a lovely comment, Sandra. Here's to a stirring Autumn! Blessings, Gershon
Date: 10/1/2020 2:07:00 PM
So beautiful This took me in. Beautifully painted through your eloquence.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 10/1/2020 2:32:00 PM
Appreciate your kind words, Betty Jo. Happy Thursday! :) gw
Date: 9/25/2020 5:36:00 PM
Gershon, congratulations on your contest win!!
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Date: 10/1/2020 2:32:00 PM
Thank you so much for noticing, Carol! Smiles, Gershon
Date: 9/25/2020 10:41:00 AM
Departing seasons once again...Congratulations Gershon on POTD
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 10/1/2020 2:22:00 PM
Funny, come to think of it: In Chicago, a season departs and it's back a week later. lol. Thanks, Arturo. :) gw
Date: 9/24/2020 11:08:00 PM
Congratulations for your POTD. Quite a poem. ~~
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 10/1/2020 2:21:00 PM
Thank you, Victor. Here's to peace in the world. :) gw
Date: 9/24/2020 10:07:00 PM
I read your earlier reply to my comment, GW. Take heart, for it wasn't the moon that gave you the N/A.
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Date: 10/1/2020 2:20:00 PM
You're right, Jenna... I can get N/A's all by myself. I really don't need the moon's help. lol. Happy Thursday, Gershon
Date: 9/24/2020 5:37:00 PM
Really love this poem, Gershon ! Congratulations on POTD, enjoy !
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/24/2020 7:44:00 PM
Thank you so much, my friend. Here's to a Happy Friday and a great weekend! Fun and Frolic, Gershon
Date: 9/24/2020 4:25:00 PM
the seasons change so quickly GW and your poem is so delightful to read, many congrats on POTD and am gobsmacked its your first of the year - admin should change the algorithm as some get the award of POTD/POTW on a monthly basis and some never get it. WRITE ON!!!:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/24/2020 4:46:00 PM
Thanks for the gobsmack. lol... I was surprised by POTD, that's all. At any rate, your comments are worth much, much more to me than any algorithm-based award. Hope you are well, Gershon
Date: 9/24/2020 3:45:00 PM
Congrats, Gershon. Deeeeeelighted to see this masterpiece be featured as POTD! Bob H
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/24/2020 4:49:00 PM
And I am deeeeeeelighted to read your nice comment, Bob. Thank you! Blessings, Gershon
Date: 9/24/2020 3:08:00 PM
The season has changed indeed. Congrats on POTD, Gershon. And best of luck in the contest. Cheers, John
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/24/2020 4:51:00 PM
Thank you so much for your good wishes, John. Best of the season to you! :) gw
Date: 9/24/2020 3:02:00 PM
Brilliant!!! (too much?)...Ok, pretty dang good, Lobo. Congrats on POTD. :>)
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/24/2020 4:52:00 PM
Thanks for toning it down a bit... You can save any brilliance for POTY. lol. Thanks, Wayne.
Date: 9/24/2020 1:06:00 PM
Gershon, this is so delightful. I just love it. Good luck in the contest.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/24/2020 2:04:00 PM
Thank you so much, Carol. Happy Thursday, Gershon
Date: 9/24/2020 11:55:00 AM
... Before they surrender the falls deportations... You have penned a master. Congrats on this POTD... I'm sure it must feel grand,! :D
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/24/2020 2:04:00 PM
Appreciate your support, Jeanne. What feels grand is all the lovely comments from you and others. Happy Thursday! Blessings, Gershon
Date: 9/24/2020 11:45:00 AM
Food for contemplation. Thanks Gershon.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/24/2020 2:03:00 PM
Thank you so much, Lisle. Happy Thursday! ~ Gershon
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