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Zephyrs

Zephyrs ‘I cannot tell you how it was But this I know it came to pass.’ Beneath the broad and spreading oak, Warm zephyrs sighed through meadow grass. They danced among oak tree’s leaves And sang a vibrant summer song Of how we would love and love again And to each other would belong They sang among the budding flowers And told in the ringing chimes Of how thinkers while away the hours And of how lovers write in rhymes. But then they spoke of Autumn’s chill, When secret mists would hide our way. How playful spirits toss the leaves When warm summer fades away. Then ancient zephyrs breathed a sigh And left that pleasant summer land. Now blust’ry winds of Autumn came And took us by the hand. Our love was lost in hidden ways As drifting mists obscured our view And Autumn spirits tossed our dreams And left nothing but the dew.. 1st two lines are opening lines from 'May' by Christina Rosetti Barry Stebbings July 2022

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Date: 7/23/2022 10:42:00 AM
Very idyllic, Barry.
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Barry Stebbings
Date: 7/23/2022 10:49:00 AM
Thank you, Jim // Barry
Date: 7/22/2022 3:03:00 PM
Wow. I love this poem. Very nice. A Fave for me :)
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Barry Stebbings
Date: 7/23/2022 10:27:00 AM
Thank you for the appreciation and Fav, Heidi. // Barry