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Autumn Nights
by Donelle M. Knudsen

Saturday, September 27, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Chorus of crickets harmonizing as a soft breeze combs the trees,

branches gently swaying . . .

Harvest moon winking at me through filmy clouds in the autumn sky,
a familiar face.
 
Memories flood back. I close my eyes recalling games of hide ‘n seek
with childhood friends . . .
Running, tripping in the dark through yards, over rocks and bushes
to touch Home Base.
 
Autumn’s cool breath mixing with summer’s waning warmth beckons me
to stay and listen  . . .
But turning a deaf ear I go inside and close the door and miss
the chance to rest.
 
Tonight I pray Old Man Moon and cricket friends resume their autumn play
for an audience of one  . . .
Sitting in my Adirondack chair, head back, absorbing the sights and sounds
of nature’s best.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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Reviewed by Michelle Mead 10/1/2008
You sure brought back my childhood memories, lol!! I was so there, lol.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/28/2008
Sounds of beautiful music that you have captured so well...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by L Hippler 9/28/2008
In a few words, you've really captured that feeling of autumn, Donelle.
Reviewed by Leann Marshall 9/27/2008
I love Autumn. Beautiful writing!
Leann
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 9/27/2008
A very good poem on the essence of autumn nights by your experience.I enjoy reading it,take care

Edwin
Reviewed by Denise Edwards 9/27/2008
A lovely sentimental journey thru Autumn's gate. This is my fav time of year, and yes it does bring back childhood memories.
Well written!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/27/2008
You have offered a fine ode to autumn, Donelle. I am happy that you have shared it and I appreciate your verses. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Darryn Murphy 9/27/2008
nice job i like this



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