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Antologia Poética Amante das Leituras 2008
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A compilation of poems, prose-poems, and short stories, in the Portuguese language, by 18 members of the literary Yahoo Group "Amante das Leituras" - coordinated by Portu..  
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Shades of Gray
by Jessica James
Sunday, June 10, 2007
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Opening to the novel Shades of Gray.

Shades of Gray

The trees stand dark and somber,

Ominous clouds hide the sun away;

Smoke cloaks the distant farmland,

Where dying soldiers lay.

T’would seem there is no color,

Nature is void of Spring’s display,

On this the solemn battlefield,

There are only shades of gray.

- Jessica James

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Reviewed by jude forese
nicely captured ... personally, i had three distant relatives who died in the civil war so i related to this poem in my mind, they are only shades of blue ...
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen
Being a person who has had "Special" encounters with the Civil War, and one whose endulged deeper into it than most. I truly enjoyed this pen.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
This certainly creates the mood you have in mind, Jessica. Nicely done. Best wishes to you. Love and peace,

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