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~ AUTUMN'S MOVEMENT ~

~ AUTUMN'S MOVEMENT ~

The wings of old Autumn are in flux
In their slightest hesitation
A glimpse
Of an old, ornate, orange-ness
And riding upon the wind
In their wake
A brusk-ness
Like the scent of
A clean, old-ocean, rot
And in each new day
Opaquely tan colors, move
Floating down
From Fall's ballet above
Disguised
As earthen doves
Dancing on the thermals
That circle the season
So cool
With a Love reminiscent
Of,
The essential nature
And timing
Of rust and its color
As it most delicately
Decays
Into morning's, icy, dew drops
That glisten
Ever so shyly
On the shimmering
Of Winter's
Inevitable
And most glorious
Emergence...

Tony Taylor
* a work in progress

 

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Wilford Barker

I am always taking by work of words Sir Tony..
Even if it's a work in progress..
Keep shining my friend.

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Tony Taylor

Thanks Sir BARKER!!..... I'm always happy to get feedback from a creative soul such as yourself...... your romantic heart is perfect for reading and commenting on poetry!!.....thanx again...... your cyber-friend and admirer....T xo 🐧❤
 

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

This is beautiful, T.  I like the movement that is felt throughout...and the imagery you created of the leaves rotting, changing rust colors and leaves floating down, signaling that fall is coming and winter will soon follow.  I wish you would not hurry fall though, as I like the summer months best and cling to the green that still teases that it will stay.  The changing of seasons are like a ballet if you just watch the trees as they sprinkle the colored leaves down and follow the season's bid to keep  moving and allow the different cycles to present themselves.  I love the picture you chose as well.  I admire how original you always are in your phrasing to create beautiful scenes that are poetic and flowing to read.  Beautiful...  Love n Hugs, C xo

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Gerard McGowan

Autumn, my favourite time of the year, I always have this expectation of how I want it to be, exactly as you have put it, but it ends up with me scooping the mushy leafs from my gutter in the lashings of rain.

Excellent poetry Tony.

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Tony Taylor

YAY!!....thanx Sir McGowan!!..... It's my favorite season too...... there's a moment etched firmly in my memory.... which I spent in utter happiness for an entire day... and the whole thing was accented and highlighted by the smells and colors of Autumn.... with the leaves (especially) painting colors in the air as I walked in a kind of bliss for a magical 6 hours......thanx for the comment brother..... and for making me smile ~ "scooping the mushy leaves from my gutter...."....... stay groovy..... and stay safe on the roof!!...... smiles........T xo 🐧❤
                           

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John Astley

A work in progress, well that's up to you my friend , but to me it really hits the notes. It richly evokes this emerging time of year - perfectly.
Pinned

thanks

John

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Tony Taylor

Thank you kindly Sir ASTLEY!!....I like the "Hits the notes" portion of your comment..... outside of music I don't think I;ve heard this reference.....I LOVE it....... thank you so much for this dear poet brother....... smiles.....T xo 🐧❤

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FRANTIC FREE-VERSER

Autumn has an eerie feeling about it.
My anxiety levels rise if I project on a long cold winter.
Nice write Tony.

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Tony Taylor

Hi FREE-VERSER!!.....I think you're the first person I've heard to feel that way about the FALL.... But I can see how that might be the case.......thanx so much for sharing this dear poet sister.....I do look forward to your comments!!...... hugs n smiles......T xo 🐧❤

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Angel

Lovely poetry autumn is my favorite time of year because October  is my 
birthday liked it 

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Tony Taylor

YAY!!... Happy Early Birthday ANGEL!!.....I feel you girlfriend!!..... smiles.....T xo 🐧❤

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ROWLAND PAUL HILL

Absolutely beautiful poem, Tony. There is certainly something special about early autumn. Your poem brings it out. The colours, the joy and feelings. 

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Tony Taylor

Thanx so much ROWLAND!!....I agree wholeheartedly, there's definitely something special about early autumn!!......a pleasure my friend..... Lots of love to you and yours!!......T xo 🐧❤

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GREG TUCKER

This evolves my emotions with the season of time.  I pretty much long for the spring and summer this time of year. Love your delicate way of pleasing the intellect's eyes in your imagery

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Tony Taylor

Hey, Thanx , GREG!!..... what a 'way cool' comment brother.....' delicate way of pleasing the intellect's eyes.."....LOVE THIS!!... wow!...... lots of love to you and yours bro!!.......T xo 🐧❤

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Jill Tait

Stunning painted portrait of Autumn Tony, Awesome xxx💙

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Tony Taylor

Thank you JILL!!.... always love hearing from you..... smiles....T xo 🐧❤

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Lorna Caizley

A perfect autumnal portrait, waiting for the next chapter

Loved it
lorna x

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Tony Taylor

Hi LORNA!!.... waiting for the next chapter?.... what do you mean...a WINTER poem perhaps?!...... let me know.....I look forward to executing it for you!!..... smiles......T xo 🐧❤

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Lorna Caizley

Oooh a winter poem would be great..I always consider autumn an ending with a new beginning just around the next corner..it was just what a read from your words xxx

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A Lonely Journey

Hey Tony, 
Fantastic writing, beautiful imagery. Loved it. 
However, it's too early for those thoughts! lol. I miss summer already. It's cold in the mornings here. And the stores already have stuff for next Arbor Day in them! And that's not til April. 
Please write about summer, and maybe it will come back. lol. 

Awesome! 

Matthew. 

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Tony Taylor

Hey MATTHEW!!......thanx for commenting on this write.... early fall is just kind of special for me..... one of those memories that just sticks with me......thanx again for this..... I'll try to get up a summer poem soon!!.... smiles.....T xo 🐧❤

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Wendy Wass

Hi Tony love your poetry.  The way you've described Autumn alights your senses to this beautiful season and you have such
a talented way with words. Thankyou for your comment on my poem too kind 😌

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Tony Taylor

Thanks SO. Much WENDY!!... we were definitely in sync this day..... I'm so happy that you enjoyed mine as much as I liked yours!!.....a pleasure dear poet sister...... talk again!!......T xo 🐧❤

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lodigiana

Only today I sat in my garden looking at the trees and their gently changing leaves and thought of autumn..Reading your poem filled my mind with the warmth of summer slowly being enfolded by the  arms of autumn.I love every season, each bringing something new and reviving to our lives...awaking buds leading to extravagance of colours and fragrances moving through to quieter, russet filled days and then white frosted mornings ..You say it's a work in progress but I think it is completed picture of seasonal wonder..Great work Tony...Love it! xx  

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Tony Taylor

Wow LODIGIANA!!....what a lovely and truly insightful comment.....I guess I got lucky posting this today as you were just experiencing something quite beautiful in your garden this day.....I ALWAYS look forward to your comments my friend..... so honest and compelling!!.....thanx so much for this!!.... hugs n smiles.....T xo 🐧❤

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Marion Price

Wow...well...all of the above and more Tony, so very beautiful. You have bucket loads of talent. Enjoyed reading 😊...very much🌹🌹

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Tony Taylor

Thank you MARION!!.....I know, lots of quite lovely comments on this one...... doesn't happen often but I am most grateful.....  I think it's because I don't often write on subject matter that is so easily understood or easy to relate to....I do so much writing on the esoteric aspects of the spiritual, metaphysical, paranormal, scientific, mythological.....ALL things that are difficult to comment on..... but that I can't help pursuing in my personal life!!..... anyway, I have been so pleased with all of your support lately.....a pleasure dear poet sister!!...... Lots of love to you and yours!!......T xo 🐧❤

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Marion Price

Oh I don't think it's that Tony it's more chance on what we catch in the limited time we are on here. I too love all you have mentioned, I will catch up with your other work soon ,🌹💕

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Larry Ran

My Dear Tony,

Since I was a teenager in high school, Fall has always been my favorite season.  I have honored your beautiful poem, which has inspired me to publish a poetic response of my own.  I am posting it now, of course, giving you credit for its creation.

Love you Bro,
Larry xxx

 

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Tony Taylor

Wow!! REALLY???..... that's so cool man......I can't wait to read it......I LOVE Fall too...... especially the colors as the leaves turn and fall!!......Thanx so much for all you do brother!!..... hugs-n-smiles to you both!!....... Your friend and admirer......T xo 🐧❤

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Tony Taylor

Thanx GREG!!..... what a 'way cool' thing to say!!..... Someday perhaps!!...... smiles...... Lots of Love to you and yours!!......T xo 🐧❤

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