Treasure Island

Persian Nightingale


Autumn's lips


Of his toes
Winter stands on the tips
Grazing the treetops
He reads a letter and
Suddenly trips

A spring invitation
In beautiful scented scripts
A message from the ladybird
Who lives among the rose hips

The breeze gives the letter and leaves
As she sees the ice chips
The winter will never come
If you stop kissing
The autumn's lips

(2008/12/11)

Submitted: Thursday, December 11, 2008
Edited: Sunday, December 21, 2008

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  • Almedia Knight-Oliver (11/24/2009 1:31:00 PM)

    Great personification 'Autumn's lip'
    Of his toes
    winter stands on the tip
    graging the treetops
    he reads a letter and
    suddenly trips...

    Persian Nightingale, you out did yourself with the poem about autumn...vivid images and a fresh perception.
    A 10, exponentially (Report) Reply

  • sky dreams (7/28/2009 4:41:00 AM)

    i very much enjoyed this... i absolutely love autumn, i can't wait till august is over so autumn can come.. there's nothing better than new england's fall season... great write! (Report) Reply

  • Marla Speece (7/15/2009 10:22:00 PM)

    I love the autumn season. The way the leaves changes colors like our eyes when that certain someone makes us tremble. (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm (3/13/2009 4:01:00 PM)

    This is beautiful metaphor woven into and through your clever wording....... first rate and a 10 from Fay..... (Report) Reply

  • C.R. Clark (12/21/2008 12:12:00 PM)

    Autumn is my favorite time of year. I do like your imagery of kissing autumn's lips. I really enjoyed the poem. Well done, my friend, well done. A 10 from me.
    Richard (Report) Reply

  • Thad Wilk (12/17/2008 11:08:00 PM)

    A delightful poem, 'great rime an blend', wonderfully depicted this message you send!
    Best wishes Shiraz! *10*! !
    Friend Thad (Report) Reply

  • Vinod Kumar (12/16/2008 8:01:00 AM)

    Beautiful lines for the favourite seasons in our hearts, Thanks for sharing the Contemporary important Work,
    With Prays and Regards,
    (Vinod) (Report) Reply

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