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The Autumn Of Forever (Quatrain)

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A crazy quilt of leaves covers the ground,
A riot of confetti drifts earthward bound.
Summer is over, and summer’s last dawn.
Earth, sound your golden trumpets, summer is gone!
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As I look back over the years,
Memories like leaves, dropp down
One by one, amid the echo of laughter and the flow of tears.
Once, our love lay draped before us, like a colorful gown.
But the gown became torn,
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Sandra Fowler 30 June 2008
'The Autumn Of Forever' what a beautiful title. One of your very best, Mary. Truly exceptional. Always your friend at poemhunter, Sandra
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Alison Cassidy 08 November 2007
This beautiful quatrain combines some original and innovative images of my favourite season with a more personal and contemplative reminiscence about past love and loss. 'Saw you today, and I forgot to mourn.' stood out for me amid the superb images of gowns and quilts and confetti. You have demonstrated here how singularly nature captures mood. Excellent poem. love, Allie xxxx
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Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr 01 November 2007
Effulgent imagework, and structurally mellifluous as a coin tossed'cross an icepond Stellar crafting. ~ FjR ~
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