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The ABCs of Morning

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The ABCs of Morning

The ABC’s of Morning

Awake  on the dot of seven
Birds     are chirping away 
Coffee… as always, first order of  the day,
Doggy    kisses from Kea
Enjoying  the peace and quiet
Fumble for my glasses to see
Garden shadows in early  light
Harmony of leaves in the garden
Intricate patterns at play
Just as  sunlight begins, a
Kinship of finch burst away.
Lavender dreams are fading
Mindful of duties to do
Overcoming an urge to be lazy, I
Pirouette to the bathroom to dress
Quietly, I exit the bedroom, a
Resting hubby not to disturb
Sit in the lounge with my ipad
Thankful for all of life’s gifts
Up to date with events, I
Venture to start my routine
Walking, now for health reasons, try to
Xerox this action each day
Yesterday, though, I missed it
Zealot, I’m not, you might say!

7/22/15




 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 2/20/2016 12:19:00 AM
This was simply delightful, Suzanne. Your poem flew as leisurely as your morning seemed to go ... calm and easy. I've written one or two of these before ... I find the "X lines" difficult to do, and once I actually said "Xcelling" ... how silly!
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Date: 7/30/2015 10:53:00 PM
Deep respect for a winning write utilizing this difficult form (for me anyways). I really enjoyed reading your work, Suzanne!
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Date: 7/26/2015 10:05:00 PM
wow, I LOVE when an ABC poem uses short lines like this and it just FLOWED so well. I hope she scored you high. Just seeing you got a win and it's so well deserved. One of the very best I have seen from this contest!!
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/27/2015 2:18:00 PM
Hi Andrea: Thanks for your comment. I find if I draw on reality sometimes the poem writes itself....lol how easy is that? SuZ
Date: 7/24/2015 3:43:00 PM
Suzzanne, Congratulations on your awesome win. **SKAT**
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Date: 7/24/2015 4:18:00 PM
Thanks so much, SKAT: You are a darling. SuZ
Date: 7/24/2015 11:44:00 AM
Back to congratulate you on your win, Suzanne :)
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Date: 7/24/2015 4:18:00 PM
Thanks Laura: I appreciate you. SuZ
Date: 7/24/2015 5:20:00 AM
a clever and entertaining poem Suzanne congrats on placing hugs
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Date: 7/24/2015 4:16:00 PM
Thanks Shadow; It was a fun form to try. SuZ
Date: 7/23/2015 11:42:00 PM
Congrats on ur awesome winning poem Suzanne!What a lovely morning pic u hv painted here!
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/24/2015 4:19:00 PM
Thanks Dr. Upma: So nice of you to drop by. SuZ
Date: 7/23/2015 5:47:00 PM
This ABC poem is awesome !! No wonder it is in the winners’ list. Congrats..Sara
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Date: 7/23/2015 9:54:00 PM
Hi Sara: Thanks so much for you kind congratulations and for reading. SuZ
Date: 7/23/2015 5:31:00 PM
Dropping back with my congrats Suzanne:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 7/23/2015 9:55:00 PM
Thanks so much, Jan: Appreciate you. SuZ
Date: 7/23/2015 2:16:00 PM
I love this creative way that you describe the events of your day, Connie! a very clever poem :) Good luck in the contest.
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Date: 7/23/2015 9:56:00 PM
Thanks Laura: I appreciate your comments. SuZ
Date: 7/23/2015 3:08:00 AM
invigorating my lazy mornings with your zesty lines, suz... greeat job.. huggs
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/23/2015 9:53:00 PM
Hi Nette: So nice to see you. Huggs back. SuZ
Date: 7/22/2015 11:01:00 PM
I enjoyed spending your morning with you through this sweet poem Suz! Best of luck in the contest. Love, Connie
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/23/2015 10:08:00 PM
Thanks Connie: Have been putting an effort in lately to get back into writing....writing what I know seems easiset at the moment. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 7/22/2015 6:27:00 PM
G'day Suzanne... a nice poem to start the day off as it is morning here that is crispy at the minute but sun is out and a promise of a sunny winters day. Thank you Suzanne - catch you soon - Lindsay
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 7/22/2015 7:09:00 PM
I love those sunny crisp mornings in Australia....is there a Eucalyptus smell in the air? SuZ
Date: 7/22/2015 6:19:00 PM
Great abecadarian loved the imagery:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 7/22/2015 7:10:00 PM
Thanks Jan: Wasn't sure if I could write one of these but once I started writing the story came through. Hugs, SuZ