Suzette Richards

Rookie - 30 Points (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

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The Fairest Cape


The mild Cape Town winter weather
triggers blooming of the Heather.
The Erica shines their lanterns
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It is approaching winter here in the Cape (South Africa) . Table Mountain (a World Heritage Site) is covered in beautiful flora. Fires are often the result of carelessness by people using the nature trails. It takes many years for the full splendor of the flora to come into its own again. It is an appeal for all to take care not to damage the environment when they are enjoying nature.

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,359 Points Savita Tyagi (5/31/2014 10:21:00 AM)

    Beautiful Nature poem. Also a reminder of what we loose by being careless towards Nature. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 475 Points Leslie Philibert (5/31/2013 6:28:00 AM)

    Like this, did notice however the first stanza does not have the rhyme scheme of the other verses, lanterns and
    fern, but all in all a good write (Report) Reply

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