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Winter Garden Afternoon

Soon after winter has begun, when Earth is closest to the sun, short days lengthen one by one. Then, through my window’s frosted glaze, life in God’s garden holds my gaze -- blooms of colors burst ablaze! Jasmine yellows, hellebore pinks, beautyberry purple-pale inks, Blue Jay in the bird bath drinks. Woodpeckers at the suet feed, a hungry fawn hopes for some seed, wishing winter would recede. January 20, 2021 Attention to Detail Poetry Contest -- NA Sponsored by Rob Levasseur

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Date: 2/17/2021 10:35:00 PM
Excellent Poetry, Eric. should do well in contest, one of my favourites anyway..Stay Safe. Harry
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/18/2021 3:03:00 PM
Thanks for the kind words, Harry. Glad you enjoyed this one.
Date: 2/16/2021 12:44:00 PM
A beautiful garden write. I walked through this poem. I have been reading a number of your writes but I fell in love with this one. Have a blessed day.............
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/16/2021 3:50:00 PM
Thanks, Paula. Well, the deer ate my recently-planted azaleas and perennials, then pooped all over my yard, but I still enjoy having them around.
Date: 2/6/2021 2:45:00 PM
A superb day in the garden Eric. Your rhymes are perfect as is the picture you paint. :) Linda
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Eric Cohen
Date: 2/6/2021 9:11:00 PM
Many thanks, Linda. Appreciate you stopping by.
Date: 2/3/2021 1:01:00 PM
A beautiful garden to counter the gray days of winter - hope it does well in the contest~
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Date: 1/31/2021 8:31:00 PM
This poem on awakening spring paints the most lovely, happy images, Eric. I thoroughly enjoyed it. :=)
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Date: 1/28/2021 7:20:00 PM
Oh, I just love every detail. ~ Winter begone! :)
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 2/16/2021 5:07:00 PM
Pitchers and catchers report tomorrow (Wed., Feb. 17) on many teams. A sign of Spring, however remote that may seem north of the 'Mason-Dixon Line.' ~ Play Ball! :) gw
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Eric Cohen
Date: 1/29/2021 5:50:00 PM
Thanks, Gershon. We are about to get hit with a Nor Easter. But spring training starts less than 4 weeks from now.
Date: 1/25/2021 2:21:00 PM
this is very good. I don't see congrats so I suppose you did not win? I saw SO many good ones entered in this contest but only three winners. Geeez.
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Eric Cohen
Date: 1/25/2021 3:10:00 PM
Thanks, Andrea. Not sure how it works; this one was "NA." Yes, there were a number of very good entries, including yours. Its all about the journey.
Date: 1/22/2021 1:03:00 AM
I appreciated the images created in each stanza, Eric but verse three was particularly appealing. An excellent entry to Rob's contest.
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Eric Cohen
Date: 1/22/2021 9:37:00 AM
Thanks so much, Wendy. "We get by with a little help from our friends."
Date: 1/21/2021 5:14:00 PM
Looks like a strong contender in Rob's contest.
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Eric Cohen
Date: 1/22/2021 8:14:00 AM
Thanks, Robert. Appreciate you stopping by.