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A Calendar Of Sonnets: October

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The month of carnival of all the year,
When Nature lets the wild earth go its way,
And spend whole seasons on a single day.
The spring-time holds her white and purple dear;
October, lavish, flaunts them far and near;
The summer charily her reds doth lay
Like jewels on her costliest array;
October, scornful, burns them on a bier.
The winter hoards his pearls of frost in sign
Of kingdom: whiter pearls than winter knew,
Oar empress wore, in Egypt's ancient line,
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makes me want to read the rest of the sonnets in this series..lovely colourful poem..
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Neela Nath Das 28 August 2014
Stupendous write...........
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Cressida Del Rosario 28 August 2014
I love it because I was born on Otober...hahaha
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Shahzia Batool 28 August 2013
yes, wonderful october indeed! ...a novel read!
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Queeny Gona 28 August 2013
Wonderful write. Enjoyed the read.
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Ramesh T A 28 August 2010
Seasons of a year is compared in an interesting way according to the poet!
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Neha Aradhye 29 August 2009
You have wonderfully penned down... liked it....... keep it work! ! !
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Herman Chiu 28 August 2009
I was born in this month, and it is one of my favorites. In my opinion, this is a perfect description.
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Dante' Camerlengo 28 August 2008
I loved your poem as much as the season in which it beautifully describes.
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