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The Winds of Autumn
by Nicholas Alan Tillemans

Friday, February 21, 2003

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The vicarious autumn winds
Shook leaves of brilliant hues
From the trees to take them
Whirling into solitude.
"Why?" I pleaded,staring up at the sky,
"Why must the winter come?"
But there was no reply,
Only silence in the sun.
"Where is the warmth that drove
The passion now stranding me, hounded
By memories inclined to grope
At a heart that once resounded
Of a living dream?"
Not a whisper, no reply
But in a tree's
Twist into sky...
A beauty's brilliance stoked
By the winds that stripped away
A canopy that cloaked
Its branching out to reach the day

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 9/22/2009
Love the overall classic feel to this. Authentic feeling in the way we commune with nature. Beautifully penned:)
Sheila
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 12/27/2007
Beautifully worded and expressed. SC
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 8/28/2004
Good work.
Reviewed by Chanti Niven 8/13/2004
This is exceptional, so powerful I want to read it again and again. You are so talented Nicholas.
Chanti
Reviewed by Mike Philbin 2/24/2003
your best poem on authorsden - I loved this
Reviewed by Brittany Renée 2/21/2003
Welcome to the Den, Nicholas ;) Good writing.

Warm Love,
*-Brittany-*
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 2/21/2003
Very good poetry.
peg
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/21/2003
Wow...this is very good poetry.
~E
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 2/21/2003
Great work and I echo Bobbi.
Jill
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy 2/21/2003
This is the first time I've read your work, it won't be the last. Good job.
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