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Bewitched again by autumn's laggard spell Like alchemy, green leaves are turned to gold Although the summer still has dreams to sell I watch fall's silent sorcery unfold Brisk morning breezes hint of coming cold Forgotten are the yellow daffodils The grass is brown where robins once patrolled Who now, I'm sure, are sunning in Negril And yet it seems leaves change almost at will As fall performs his yearly slight of hand Replacing summer heat with twilight chill And leafy green to russet on demand While autumn draws attention from my eyes It tricks me not to notice how time flies by Daniel Turner Negril is a tourist destination in Jamaica

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Date: 12/14/2017 10:15:00 PM
I could close my eyes and see your words. Lovely :)
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Date: 10/20/2017 2:39:00 PM
So happy to read your beautiful words again, Daniel, and lovely to know you're well. A bewitching beauty this autumn sonnet of yours! I love it! Hugs and take care!
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Date: 10/16/2017 5:43:00 PM
An absolutely shimmering pen brushed breeze this poem be, Daniel. It's so good to read your thoughts/feelings again. Very insightful and well expressed poem. Stellar poem, so autumn bright. Love and joy always.
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Date: 10/10/2017 5:42:00 AM
Not many poems can bring me to chills but this was one that did. What a beautiful entrance to fall!
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Date: 10/3/2017 7:51:00 PM
A really beautiful autumn write Daniel full of your charm and flair. Wonderful imagery throughout but your first stanza is absolutely thrilling. Love your poem and enjoyed reading it this evening!
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Date: 10/3/2017 7:47:00 AM
Daniel do you know where I can find Peter Rees Poetry? I can not find his poetry. I read his comment on the Wall he said no one reads his poetry, but I'm not able to find his poems. Thank you my friend. Have a nice day.
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Date: 9/30/2017 11:27:00 PM
Oh this is just magical, Daniel. I can almost feel the chilly weather just reading it (I wish! lol) Autumn is my favorite season and yes, when it blows in, we know Christmas is just around the corner even though it seems impossible to think another year is flying by. This is a FAV for sure. Love it.
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Date: 9/30/2017 8:27:00 PM
I love this, Daniel! "Although the summer still has dreams to sell" - that's wonderful. Did you get that horrible heat wave down where you are? It finally feels like fall here.
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Date: 9/29/2017 8:23:00 AM
This is a lovely grand sonnet, Danny:) I'm faving this one, love the simile of alchemy :)
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Date: 9/26/2017 7:49:00 AM
Beautiful sonnet full of color, Daniel... ~`*
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Date: 9/25/2017 3:11:00 PM
Welcome back! You have me looking forward to my next drive on the GSP
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Date: 9/24/2017 5:01:00 PM
Hey, Danny...WELCOME BACK BUD!!!...glad to see you posting again...I see you haven't lost your touch either...soupmail me if you want to chat further...god bless my friend...^WW^
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Date: 9/24/2017 12:20:00 PM
Welcome back, Danny! What a great sonnet! Janice
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Date: 9/23/2017 8:27:00 AM
Sure good to see you back Dt, I was getten pretty worried about Buddy. A fine comeback my friend, keep it up...
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Date: 9/23/2017 4:08:00 AM
Hi Daniel, so pleased you are back and pleased to read that you are well, I really enjoy reading your poems especially your sonnets, summer is my season so Negril would suit me for the next few months, great sonnet Daniel and a joy to read. :))
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Date: 9/22/2017 12:17:00 PM
Daniel, I was worried about you. I thought that you were sick.So I was I am glad you are alright.concerned about you.I am glad you are alright. I like this poem.No doubt about it it is Fall now. The leaves are changing here in Canada to. Have a nice day my friend.
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 9/27/2017 8:37:00 AM
I also get writer's block from time to time. I know it is hard to get ideas for writing, I try every to to get ideas for a poem.I wish you well always my friend. Do not stop writing I enjoy your poetry. My friend.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/22/2017 10:03:00 PM
Thank you Darlene. I did have some work done on my heart but I am well. I've been suffering from writer's block. just can't seem to put my thoughts together. I appreciate your concern and your support. It's nice to see you again.
Date: 9/22/2017 12:04:00 AM
Glad to hear you and buddy are well, I was worried about you, nice to see you posting again, hope your muse hangs around a little longer, and gives us all some more ruminations.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/22/2017 10:01:00 PM
Thank you John. Not sure how long the muse will stay but hopefully he will be around for a while. I love writing. I know everybody gets blocked at times. Just can't force it. I appreciate your kindness and support.
Date: 9/21/2017 10:58:00 PM
So good to see you at work again Daniel. Alchemy and sorcery. What a great way to describe the magic of fall. A very nice piece of work. Thanks for sharing.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/22/2017 9:58:00 PM
Thank you Dean. Hard not to get inspired when the leaves start to change colors. I appreciate your kindness.
Date: 9/21/2017 9:29:00 PM
A lovely tribute to my favorite season Daniel. I didn't know where Negril was. I haven't been around much either. I so enjoy reading your words. Welcome have my friend. Hugs,Connie xxoo
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/22/2017 9:57:00 PM
Thank you Mrs Connie. So nice to see you again. How have you been feeling? I hope your eyes are better.
Date: 9/21/2017 6:20:00 PM
You paint 'Autumn' beautifully Daniel. A lovely sonnet to welcome the glorious season and your wonderful return. It's so nice to see you writing, I am happy to read you and buddy are doing well. You have been missed. xo
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/22/2017 9:56:00 PM
Thank you Lynn Marie. I've been kind of busy. So glad you liked the poem. Wonderful to see you again.
Date: 9/21/2017 11:39:00 AM
Wonderful pen, lovely to read you again :) hugs Daniel xomo
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/22/2017 9:51:00 PM
Thank you Maureen. I appreciate your support. Nice to see you again.
Date: 9/21/2017 9:36:00 AM
So nice to see you Daniel and your muse is alive and well. This is written so well and I am saving this beauty as a favorite! :)
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/21/2017 9:53:00 AM
Thank you, Heidi. It is really great to see you again, also. I only hope my muse hangs around for a while. hoping you are well.
Date: 9/21/2017 7:44:00 AM
Daniel what a unique look at Autumn! Love it!
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/21/2017 7:48:00 AM
Thank you, Mrs Kim. I appreciate your kindness. Nice to see you again. Hoping you are well.
Date: 9/21/2017 6:32:00 AM
Hey DT, nice to see you back my friend and returning with an great sonnet.. You do this form very well..
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/21/2017 7:47:00 AM
Thank you, S1. It's really quite a relief. I've been wanting to write for so long but simply haven't been able to put my thoughts together. It's nice to see you again.
Date: 9/21/2017 4:32:00 AM
Hi, Danny. What you call good enough to "suffice," many would label a grand write. I'm picturing robins vacationing in Negril! Stay well.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 9/21/2017 7:45:00 AM
Thank you Lin. I think it would be nice to be there with them. We could lay on the sand sipping a nice mojito or pina colada, steel drums in the background, leaving yesterday far behind. so great to see you again.
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