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Sun Squeezed Yellow

Paint me a day
with lemon squeezed yellow
Lime green meadows
beneath bluebell skies mellow

Brush in the shoots
of daffodils  sunny blooms
delegating room
for a robins red belly plumes

Stroke in this scene
daisies white with sunny smiles
altering this trial
of winter’s cold, but for awhile

© Debra Squyres 2/3/14

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 8/20/2014 9:38:00 PM
A fine picture you pain, I mean write! Yes, painted so brilliantly that the hues hit me harder as each line was read.. I see that it also won a contest. A belated congrats I now give...
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Date: 3/2/2014 3:41:00 AM
Enjoyed the write on the life-giver Sun. Congrats on the win, debra
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Date: 3/1/2014 10:53:00 PM
this is gorgeous!! LIke a poem Monet would have written if he were a poet!! congrats on HM
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Date: 3/1/2014 10:45:00 PM
Congrats on the win Debra . No doubt, a great one is this. You are a Champion.
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Date: 3/1/2014 5:15:00 PM
congrats Debra on your HM in the contest, great job
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Date: 2/24/2014 10:25:00 AM
Yellow, How you doin'? Hope the weather's better down there. We've bout' had enough of this @#&^$ up here. Sorry bout' that. :):):) I'll tell you a story. Had to blow the driveway into the alley, the alley onto the neighbors yard and then blow the neighbors yard so he can park his stupid truck on it. :) But I digress. :):):) Evidently more is coming. Have a lovely day Debra. Peace. :) Await a new one.
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Date: 2/14/2014 11:44:00 AM
Dear Debra, you are an awesome artist! I get the picture and it's perfect! hugs, chuck
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Date: 2/4/2014 2:08:00 PM
I live in Wisconsin, and this winter has been a cold one. But, after reading your poem, it felt like springtime again! This is a lovely poem, Debra. Nicely done! If this is for the contest, I wish you the best of luck!...Thank you so much for the great comments. I appreciate it! :)
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Date: 2/4/2014 8:20:00 AM
Hi Debra, first, did you typo stroke? Now let me seeeee. :) A winters dream of of the color yellow. Forgive me for being kind of a crass little fellow. :) If you catch my drift. :) Spring time can't come soon enough. Nice to join you in this sunny dream. Peace. :)
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Debra Squyres
Date: 2/4/2014 5:09:00 PM
Well stoke means to add something to intensify something else... and thought it would work in the sentence and poem... I think to keep with the painting theme I will change it to stroke... lol
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Debra Squyres
Date: 2/4/2014 5:04:00 PM
yes it's a typo... thanks for catching it and for your comment !!!
Date: 2/3/2014 4:36:00 PM
i love rhyme!!! especially this seasonal one hoping for spring. love the words you used to put this together.
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Date: 2/3/2014 2:44:00 PM
This is a tremendous write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this sunny yellow poem this evening! You have captured the essence of yellow within this poem Debra! What a dynamic piece, Great Work!!
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Date: 2/3/2014 2:08:00 PM
yellow my favorite colour, great rhyme Debs xx
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Date: 2/3/2014 12:58:00 PM
Yes..we need to forget this winter..I am counting down the days until I can see the flowers bloom....Tim
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Date: 2/3/2014 12:40:00 PM
Lemon squeezed yellow and lime green reminded me of the Seahawks. Pretty poem with good description and rhyming.
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