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Gold Is A Color

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Storybook fables give gold a rich luster
that loses its brilliance with closer inspection.

Colors of leaves in autumn’s bright showcase
can make my heart race and fill me with wonder.
But the gold doesn’t last,
(like the red and the yellow)
and all become compost that cries for attention,
a layer of brown on
my once perfect lawn.

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Mary Gordley 15 February 2008

Beautiful writing thanks Ken.

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Melvina Germain 15 February 2008

Tell it like it is, fantastic, you said it right brother, Gold is nothing more than a color. It's the love and companion of good people that we share our friendships with. Melvina

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