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Day by Day

By: EarlB , 2:29 PM GMT on November 11, 2012


Midnight

A bit of comet's tail came streaking to earth
As everything under these faraway suns turned cold.

It's coldest just before dawn,
Everything is slower
When waiting for the sun
To wake and warm on these cold days.
But, the morning glow can set hearts and leaves afire.

As the sun warms the air,
Autumn aromas erupt from fallen leaves
And then clouds erupt to litter the sky,
But both leaves and clouds are gone by sunset,
Blown aside as the day returns to golden.

Night slips in and re-reveals a milky path
Across the sky and millions of stars aswirl
In their circles; silence settles.
In a few hours, we'll see the comet's tail again
As the showers begin.

A bit of comet's tail came streaking to earth
As each of us held our breath and made our wish.

Midnight


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6. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
2:09 AM GMT on December 02, 2012
EarlB has created a new entry.
5. EarlB
3:06 AM GMT on November 18, 2012
janetlee,

well thanks, i count your comment as high praise.
there is poetry for everyone i suspect, it's a
matter of finding what suits your taste. i'm glad
you liked this one.

another option for you is to write what you like,
we are all poets!

earl
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4. janetlee
11:22 PM GMT on November 15, 2012
I'm not much of a poety lover type person but that is nice. I like it
Thanks for sharing ~

take care....
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3. EarlB
2:54 AM GMT on November 15, 2012
thanks cal and skye.

sorry for the delay in reply, i was upgrading the
operating system on my computer last eve, and
wasn't able to keep tabs on comments. (i'm glad
that they were good comments! ha ha). looks like
there are a lot of new dots on the map, too, but
it's nice to hear from "family"!

earl
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2. Skyepony (Mod)
12:19 AM GMT on November 14, 2012
Beautiful:)
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1. calpoppy
11:47 PM GMT on November 12, 2012
Very nice, Earl!
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