Autumn Snow.

Autumn Snow. short poem

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Arbor snow of russet, gold
falls from the trees, denuded, cold
A fairy wind whispers very low
‘The North Wind comes! He soon will blow! ‘

They shiver in silence, feeling raw
No sunshine warmth for them to draw
Branches wave in weary stance
like ballerinas, they try to dance

to keep warm. The earth now cold
Faded leaves fall like autumn gold
Sighing deeply, they long for Spring
Nature renewed in her latest bling…

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Marie Shine is a poet from Listowel, the literary capital of Ireland. She started her journey as a poet in 1965 with her first poem ‘Galway -v- Kerry’ published in a national newspaper 'The Evening Herald'. After that she wrote a number of poems which appeared in various magazines and newspapers across the globe, but her first collection of poetry 'My Potpourri of Poetry' was published in May 2011. Moreover, some of her poems have been anthologized in a book produced by 'The Just Write Group' called 'Hearth Song' and also in' The Ballydonoghue Journal' among others. She has also been the editor of A String of Words, a collection of poems of five poets. Her poetic talent was recognized in June 2005 when she came 2nd in The Dunlavin Arts Festival of Poetry and in July 2007 when she got 2nd position with her English poems in 'The Irish Christian Fellowship Association'. She is Editor of an online emagazine called 'Creation and Criticism'.
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Mizzy
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Hi Marie,
I love the title you chose for this one as Autumn is my favourite season. The poem certainly lives up to the title and paints colourful pictures in the readers mind. I also enjoyed your impressive rhyme scheme.

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