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Autumn leaves in mid-day sunlight swirl down, crimson and golden brown, from atop the sugar maple trees crown. Fisher, a six-year-old boy, with fine fiery red curls like maple leaves, angelic almond shape emerald green eyes, and freckle chubby cheeks the color of blush wine, in a white tee, blue overalls, and boots; full of sunshine laughter and mischief. He runs and kicks the leaves around, as squirrels scamper up the tree. Russell, his cinnamon and white basset hound, spins round and round, jumping up and down, barking at the squirrels. Fisher trips and falls; as he runs to catch up with his hound. With tears pooling in his wide frighten eyes, his little lips begin to quiver; yells out for his hound. Russell raises his ears and cocks his head as he hears his name. Russell wags his tail and runs, up to his master's lap, licks him full of kisses, giving him a joyful smile. 9/28/2021 ''Q'' Contest, New Only Poetry Contest 6. quiver Sponsored by: Constance La France

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Date: 10/9/2021 8:58:00 AM
There is nothing more beautiful than the relationship of a little boy and his faithful dog. Your words have really put us into the picture Eve. A few years back I tripped on unrepaired sidewalk walking Paddy at night. As I lay on the sidewalk Paddy snuggled up to me and would not leave until I could get up and go home! Such devotion. Congratulations on your win Eve. Blessings.
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Date: 10/5/2021 1:03:00 PM
Congratulations on your win. A creative story/write. I really enjoyed this one. Have a blessed day.................
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Date: 10/5/2021 9:01:00 AM
Eve, congratulations on your win in my "P" contest with this beautifully penned poem, well done ~ love and serenity _Constance
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Date: 10/4/2021 9:00:00 PM
Creature communion! Dogs are great examples. Beautifully narrated episode. Congratulations!
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Date: 9/29/2021 1:13:00 PM
Eve, what a beautiful character sketch! "Fisher, a six-year-old boy, with fine fiery red curls like maple leaves, angelic almond shape emerald green eyes, and freckle chubby cheeks the color of blush wine, in a white tee, blue overalls, and boots; full of sunshine laughter and mischief." Wow!
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Date: 9/28/2021 11:18:00 PM
A lovely story, Eve:)
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Date: 9/28/2021 11:41:00 AM
You are a wonderful poet my friend... always so many lovely verses...
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Date: 9/28/2021 2:58:00 AM
Hi Eve: Beautiful descriptions of a boy and his dog at play. Love the Autmn light through this poem. Best, SuZ
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Date: 9/28/2021 2:02:00 AM
A beautiful story in your verse Eve, love the happy ending. Tom
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Date: 9/28/2021 1:01:00 AM
Very descriptive and beautiful scenery. hugs.
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