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Evening In A Sugar Orchard

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From where I lingered in a lull in March
outside the sugar-house one night for choice,
I called the fireman with a careful voice
And bade him leave the pan and stoke the arch:
'O fireman, give the fire another stoke,
And send more sparks up chimney with the smoke.'
I thought a few might tangle, as they did,
Among bare maple boughs, and in the rare
Hill atmosphere not cease to glow,
And so be added to the moon up there.

The moon, though slight, was moon enough to show
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Most wonderfully description Evening In A Sugar Orchard, so well rhymed and lovely rhymes. I have enjoyed this Modern Poem Of The Day, most deserving!

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Beautiful poem Beautiful Evening in an orchard. Congratulations with the choice of Modern Poem Of The Day

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Khairul Ahsan 27 February 2019

'The moon, though slight, was moon enough to show On every tree a bucket with a lid' - what a beautiful imagery! Absorbing! 'The sparks made no attempt to be the moon' - another poetic gem! '

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Dr Antony Theodore 22 February 2019

The moon, though slight, was moon enough to show On every tree a bucket with a lid, And on black ground a bear-skin rug of snow. simply fantastic.. tony

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Ratnakar Mandlik 22 February 2019

A great poem with amazing style of narration of sugar house and the affect of stoked fire on surroundings.

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An insightful classic poem

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Adrian Flett 22 February 2019

What a description in wonderful rhyming rhythmic verse.

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Tom Allport 22 February 2019

A lovely descriptive write of the sparks that lit a darkened night?

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Practicing Poetess 22 February 2019

The constellations in the trees! Relaxing poem by Robert Frost.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 22 February 2019

I enjoyed reading once again this classic poem of Robert Frost......

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