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I Miss Vermont
by MaryGrace Patterson

Sunday, May 06, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I have lived in Florida many years, yet I still miss the green mountains of Vermont, especially in the spring and summer months.



I miss the valleys of
green and lofty mountain ranges.

I miss the rustling of fall
leaves with their color changes

I miss the sparkling waters
of cool mountain streams

I miss the ponds and lakes,
and quiet village scenes

I miss the fields of flowers
and new mowed hay

I miss county fairs and
and lazy summer days

I'm heading home as fast as
can to see it all today, for:

Vermont is where my heart
is. Its where I'll stay,
to live in the green mountains
forever and a day


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Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/7/2007
beautiful images of my home state were brought to life here-thank you
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/9/2007
I can understand why you would miss such a wonderful place as Vermont. I do not wish to live anywhere else but here and for that, I am grateful indeed. Thank you for sharing MaryGrace. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Jane Wallace 5/8/2007
Mary,
There really is "No place like home". I was born and grew up in Virginia and even though, I find beauty in all the places on Earth which God has created, no matter how far I roam, Virginia always pulls at my heart strings. I know Vermont will always pull at yours.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/7/2007
You are making me wish I was there, especially in the fall when the leaves on the maple trees turn colors. Absolutely lovely!

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 5/7/2007
An absolute beautiful write my friend. I can understand your feelings, if I were to leave Kentucky I would feel the sameway! You've penned a beautiful write with outstanding imagery! Enjoyed!
Blessings,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/7/2007
I understand how you feel, MaryGarce
I'm From upstate New York, I too miss the mountains
They are so inspiring, I too am heading north bound
For a month or so, An Excellent write
Thanks for sharing

Love & Peace
William
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/7/2007
Reminds me of my northwood, and I don't think I could ever leave it. My mother and brother moved to Florida, but I need my four seasons!
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 5/7/2007
i've never been, it sounds lovely
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 5/6/2007
Yes, Vermont sounds like beautiful place. Enjoyed your poem.
Reviewed by Gwendolyn Thomas Gath 5/6/2007
Simply enjoyed this sentimental journey filled with lush imageries MaryGrace~thank you for sharing you beautiful visions through this work!

Hugs and spiritual love to ya',
From the Heart...
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 5/6/2007
MaryGrace, this poem painted a beautiful picture...I loved it! I also love the change in seasons and I too love the mountains, streams, autumn leaves and a warm snowy night. Your voice in this piece brings to life this poem.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/6/2007
Wonderful pen..Hugsssssssssss
Love,
Chanti Lace
Reviewed by Chanti Niven 5/6/2007
I've never been to Vermont but after reading this, I'm tempted to visit. I've visited a number of places in the States that took my breath away but this sounds really special. It's no wonder you miss it. Thanks for sharing such enticing poetry.
Chanti

PS: I think this would make such a wonderful song.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/6/2007
I miss Ohio, and I miss...BASEMENTS. The changing of the seasons. The cold. The snow. The green hills and lush trees. Get me OUTTA Texas; I HATE it here!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(

Feeling shellshocked from the severe weather threat--and NO freakin' basements to go to when it DOES turn severe! Pray for us....
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