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the gold finch and the alchemy of autumn

gold turning silver feathers with the leaves shedding summer colours fall 9/9/2019 A Transition Of Seasons Haiku Poetry Contest Sponsored by Tania Kitchin

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Date: 10/26/2019 2:36:00 PM
Love the witty play on words, Maureen.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 10/27/2019 8:46:00 AM
Thank you Line. Though I have to say I'm quite depressed by the lack of goldfinches in our town. Bird populations are bottoming out. I see it and feel it. xomo
Date: 10/4/2019 9:30:00 AM
Just lovely
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 10/27/2019 8:43:00 AM
Thank you Lovely! xomo
Date: 9/17/2019 7:38:00 AM
sweet autumn contrast. Congratulations on your well deserved win.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/18/2019 8:08:00 AM
Thank you Caren :) xomo!
Date: 9/15/2019 9:59:00 AM
Everything you write is lovely and i love.. but you know that..
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/18/2019 8:07:00 AM
Aww, hugs my friend <3
Date: 9/15/2019 9:52:00 AM
Lovely poem :) I did say lovely imagery earlier :)
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/15/2019 9:55:00 AM
LOL! I'm laughing tears now. <3 Thank you my friend, xomo
Date: 9/13/2019 4:20:00 PM
A really good haiku, with a superb title, Maureen. Congratulations on your fine win! ~ Regards // paul
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/15/2019 9:56:00 AM
Thank you Paul! xomo
Date: 9/12/2019 6:31:00 PM
this was a VERY well deserved win, Congrats, Maureen
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/15/2019 9:57:00 AM
Thank you so much Andrea! :) xomo!
Date: 9/12/2019 8:43:00 AM
I see the judge has excellent taste. Congrats on your win.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/12/2019 9:00:00 AM
Than you my friend. xomo!
Date: 9/12/2019 5:35:00 AM
Creative way to go for the contest. Congrats on your winning work. Sara
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/12/2019 7:12:00 AM
Thank you Sara! A lovely day to you :) xomo!
Date: 9/11/2019 10:36:00 PM
This is excellent Mo! Outstanding imagery that perfectly describes the frost on the leaves come fall. I loved your entry! Congratulations on your win! xxoo
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/12/2019 7:11:00 AM
Thank you Connie! I think it's one of my favourite of my own haiku, if we're allowed to favourite our own work ;), Hugs! xomo
Date: 9/10/2019 8:11:00 PM
Great haiku the imagery is just stunning .. Congratulations on your win. Hugs
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/11/2019 6:45:00 AM
Thank you Eve! My chicory is going to seed, the gold finches will be visiting me soon :), xomo!
Date: 9/10/2019 7:32:00 PM
Good one, Maureen. Congrats on your win.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/11/2019 6:42:00 AM
Thank you Line :), xomo!
Date: 9/10/2019 6:57:00 PM
Dropping back with my congrats Mo:-) hugs jan xx
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/11/2019 6:41:00 AM
Thank you Jan! Hugs :), xomo!
Date: 9/10/2019 6:32:00 PM
Maureen, congratulations on your winning placement, love the title and the imagery!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/11/2019 6:40:00 AM
Thank you Tania! For my placement and the prompt :))) xomo!
Date: 9/9/2019 10:40:00 PM
Interesting! When a tree undresses, everyone writes how beautiful it is, but when a lady undresses, they call the cops! Good luck in the contest! Aloha! Rico
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/10/2019 7:13:00 AM
...an open carry law, just not allowed to fire lol
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/10/2019 7:12:00 AM
We can go topless here, just don't stick a baby to your boob, that apparently offends. ;), Thank you Rico! xomo
Date: 9/9/2019 8:19:00 PM
Maureen you have melded two of some of my favorites: ornithology and alchemy. A bird I always try to attract naturally with mullein; and in search of how to extract gold out of everything. Was the true beginning of finding phosphorus in urine (seriously). But yes the equinox is so upon us; so don't we all shed light? I TRULY LOVE THIS POEM Maureen!!! Thank you.
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Jeff Connelly
Date: 9/11/2019 5:33:00 PM
"Well we all shine on..."- John Lennon.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/10/2019 7:17:00 AM
I grow chicory and wild globe thistles I seeded from the park to attract butterflies bees, and the gold finches. "don't we all shed light", I like that. Delighted you love this one, I'm quite pleased with it. Thank you my friend! xomo
Date: 9/9/2019 6:53:00 PM
some very gentle word play in here Mo along with a vibrant visual
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/10/2019 7:17:00 AM
Thank you John. :) xomo!
Date: 9/9/2019 1:13:00 PM
White silver snow flakes...
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/9/2019 2:13:00 PM
...no longer naked trees
Date: 9/9/2019 12:33:00 PM
Lovely imagery Mo Mo...
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/9/2019 2:15:00 PM
Thank you SO! My front wild flower patch is for the gold finches, they'll be coming soon. xomo
Date: 9/9/2019 12:31:00 PM
gorgeous Ku Mo:-) hugs Jan xx
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/9/2019 2:16:00 PM
Thank you Jan! Hugs! xomo :),
Date: 9/9/2019 12:13:00 PM
Beautiful and creative Maureen :)
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/9/2019 12:17:00 PM
Thank you Heidi :) xomo!