Soft and well remembered days

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  • Autumn

    Soft and well remembered days

    The air crisp, cold and clear 
    Solid blue with tufts of white
    The grass has a silver veneer 
    Of frost from late last night

    Golden leaves still on display 
    The branches in row upon row
    While orange pumpkins in array 
    Soon to be lit with their own glow

    Corn stalks there are in abundance 
    Tied in small bundles looking lost
    Down in the dell the horses prance
    Nibbling at grass white with frost

    In the old orchard the apple trees
    Have yet to be harvested fully
    The box hives of the honeybees
    Drip with sweet and golden honey

    What autumnal wonders to behold
    In the ebbing suns waning rays
    Bundled warmly against the cold
    These soft and well remembered days

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    jademelissa74 commented on Soft and well remembered days

    10-26-2009

    Simply beautiful! What an amazing piece. Full of life, full of color. Great write!

    Poetry is what is lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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