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Below is the poem of the day entitled The Hint of Autumn which was written by poet Connie Marcum Wong.


The Hint of Autumn

The hint of autumn leaves in breeze
As northern states begin to chill,
When August morning frost in trees
Drapes canopies o’er sylvan hill.

As summer waltzes her last dance,
The hint of autumn leaves in breeze
Adds to the season her romance,
When dappled colors start to tease

As nature offers her first freeze.
Soon verdant leaves morph into gold.
The hint of autumn leaves in breeze
Foretells of changes to behold.

Bright autumn hues beyond compare,
As gold, ruby, and rust now please
When summer’s end began to share
The hint of autumn leaves in breeze.

8-16-22

Hint of Autumn Poetry Contest
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Date: 8/17/2022 6:43:00 AM
Fabulous Connie. Stunning imagery. Congratulations on your POTD! Linda
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Date: 8/17/2022 6:24:00 AM
A lovely refreshing poem to read this morning. Congratulations on your POTD, Connie. The imagery and colorfulness were delightful. Good luck in the contest my friend. Smiles ~ Blessings Bill
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Date: 8/17/2022 5:54:00 AM
A hint of autumn greets the morning air! The joyous summer air sadly leaves us again!!!
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Date: 8/17/2022 5:08:00 AM
Congratulations on your POTD honour, Dearest Connie, this poem sounds magical like the way the first hint of autumn does. The poetic form suits perfectly for welcoming a beautiful season. Autumn is my favourite season, and I will read your poem any times. This is a Fave. Love and hugs ~ Mala
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Date: 8/17/2022 4:44:00 AM
Congratulations on having written a great potd, Connie. I love everything about your poem and the season. I also appreciate your using the word, 'hue,' since we've been instructed NOT to by someone who thinks his word is law.
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Date: 8/17/2022 4:14:00 AM
Connie, congratulations on your POTD honors! Your first line sets the perfect tone to enjoy the colorful season! I'm feeling the chill! Enjoy your day xxoo
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Date: 8/17/2022 4:13:00 AM
Back with BIG congrats on POTD, Connie. Enjoy your day.
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Date: 8/17/2022 3:14:00 AM
Top of the class Connie, a beautiful poem that just rolls off the tongue from stanza to stanza, and even contains the word hue, which was advocated in a recent blog we should stop using in the soup, I’m glad you took no notice of such childish behaviour, congratulations on a brilliant and deserving POTD, cheers David
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Date: 8/17/2022 3:01:00 AM
My heartfelt congratulations for your POTD. Hugs.
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Date: 8/17/2022 2:48:00 AM
Perfecto! Congrats on POTD, with this exquisite autumn poem, Connie
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Date: 8/17/2022 2:18:00 AM
Dropping back with Congrats on POTD Connie
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Date: 8/17/2022 12:37:00 AM
Back with congratulations Connie on the well deserved honour of POTD. Have a great day. Tom
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Date: 8/17/2022 12:33:00 AM
Beautiful poem Connie! Congratulations on POTD …..so well deserved. Debx oh I beat mr Cunningham !!!
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Deb M.
Date: 8/17/2022 12:46:00 AM
Indeed You are Marmite Man…..!! Ha
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 8/17/2022 12:35:00 AM
Hot on your heels Veggie Queen lol
Date: 8/16/2022 1:20:00 PM
You did EXCELLENTLY with the form. Love it, my friend.
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Date: 8/16/2022 12:50:00 PM
Such a lovely hint of autumn's glory to come Connie in color, breezes and mental pictures of frosty landscapes. Last night I felt that subtle change in the evening air and knew summer was fading into autumn! Best wishes for the contest dear friend. Blessings and prayers!
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Date: 8/16/2022 12:28:00 PM
No matter what part of the world we live we share one common bond, the rich colors of Autumn, and so much more I'm sure, nicely penned Connie, winning wishes on friendship ribbons, :)
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Date: 8/16/2022 10:51:00 AM
Beautiful poem, Connie, but I remain grateful that happens elsewhere! Aloha!
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Date: 8/16/2022 9:03:00 AM
Oh, wow, this is really top-notch good, Connie. I loved it, and I'm sure Gina will, too. I love how you kept the rhyme even though the refrain moved. Excellent writing in quatern form. A FAVE for me!
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Date: 8/16/2022 8:33:00 AM
Malta does not have a beautiful colorful trees unfortunately. But what a lovely poem you wrote. Great imagery. Best for a win.
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Date: 8/16/2022 7:44:00 AM
When we start seeing those ruby and gold leaves we know that "summer has waltzed her last dance", Wonderful write Connie, Best wishes
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Date: 8/16/2022 6:21:00 AM
You captured the transition well Connie, I love the autumn, my favourite season. Best of luck in the contest. Tom
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 8/16/2022 3:49:00 PM
Autumn is my favorite season to Tom. I have written many poems about autumn over the years. Some complain about having to rake the leaves but I see splendor in their colors. Blessings xxoo
Date: 8/16/2022 6:00:00 AM
Beautiful poem, Connie-- delightfully longing in realm of autumn. Much enjoyed the hints of autumn through your talented write. Always a joy to read your poems.
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 8/16/2022 3:48:00 PM
I feel that way about your poetry Vijay. Thank you very much. I wish autumn lasted longer. Blessings xxoo
Date: 8/16/2022 5:30:00 AM
I was really moved by the beautifully composed poetry you shared, Connie. You have done an excellent job of capturing the season's most memorable occurrences. Your poetry also has lovely rhyming patterns throughout it. Many blessings to you, and many thanks for leaving such an encouraging message on my page.
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 8/16/2022 3:45:00 PM
You are welcome my friend. I miss seeing autumn and the need to dress warmer. I need to be satisfied by watching it in movies, and in photographs now. I still have a bright red leaf from a huge Yew on my wall I brought home from Ireland in 2007. Thank you for such a special comment. Blessings xxoo
Date: 8/16/2022 4:14:00 AM
I feel both of us have thought almost in the similar lines in composing a poem on the change of the season ! Your poem is beautifully rhyming too ! Greatly enjoyed. Dear Connie, all the best in the contest....
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 8/16/2022 4:31:00 AM
The colors are what make autumn beautiful but I love it for many reasons. There was not enough space to add them in my poem so I concentrated on the trees and breeze and colors. Your entry is special Valsa and is sure to do well. Thank you for your kind comment on my entry. Blessings xxoo

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