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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 – Advanced)
Topic: Autumn/Fall (08/27/09)

TITLE: Perennial Luck? ( Part 4 of 7)
By Arnost Vevoda
08/27/09


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Now the flower - in full majestic bloom
Sworn for compelling commoners to loom.

I am unaware of its name or gender
To surmise - would leave me in tender.
Too soon grey days appear
As creeping forces lunge near.

While numerous rumors ring
To those snarled by mortality’s sting.
A cruel cold chill in the air.
The Fahrenheit scare!

Unveils its periodical gloom
To sentence the soon to be stricken
Unto destiny’s impending doom.

But all, in the proceeding fall (despite nature’s call)
Discovered it was a perennial - in awe!
Fully gifted with earth’s rebirth
Proceeding spring’s thaw.

And was deeply perplexed.
“Who am I to gain such respect?”
So fortunate - not to be discreetly ignored
Amongst the multitudes littering
the forest’s windswept floor.

And forever loved the child of whom unsnarled it
From the wiles of the wild

To whom was now becoming the core
of the whispers of the forest’s lore...


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Lisa Johnson 09/04/09
Interesting perspective on the topic of autumn.