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Seven Up
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Gold dawn came early
Seven bluebirds on rouge skies
rising up in song
Discovery awaited
on lavender streets up high

Cool breezes were caught
on a 7am flight
Green trees fell away
Sunup had soon turned orange

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Insomnia
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

The moon is restless
roaming in and out of clouds-
Intermittent stars
Motions above and below
through eternal sleepless night

Shunning saffron days
night owls and fireflies revel
to nightingale's song
Wide awake blooms gaze at moon-

......

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Luscious Peaches
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Baskets of peaches
Ripe, juicy, luscious and warm
Tangerine sun goes
Summer left these gifts behind
Like blooms of my memory

Flamingos soon dance
Along the edges of dusk
Beautiful endings
Preserves and pies are waiting

......

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Silver Haze
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Bonfires of autumn
Smoke blends with silver moonlight
softly shimmering
under mahogany skies
as crystal stars all sparkle

Colorful leaves flew
down yesterdays of our lives
on fresh, cold breezes
Hues December remembers

......

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Blue Blooms
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Blazing wild meadows,
Cherry blossoms, budding green,
Cascades of flowers!
Spring in the Blue Ridge Mountains
is a gilt orange season.

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Silver Haze
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Bonfires of autumn
Smoke blends with silver moonlight
softly shimmering
under mahogany skies
as crystal stars all sparkle

Colorful leaves flew
down yesterdays of our lives
on fresh, cold breezes
Hues December remembers

......

Continue reading
Seven Up
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Gold dawn came early
Seven bluebirds on rouge skies
rising up in song
Discovery awaited
on lavender streets up high

Cool breezes were caught
on a 7am flight
Green trees fell away
Sunup had soon turned orange

......

Continue reading
Insomnia
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

The moon is restless
roaming in and out of clouds-
Intermittent stars
Motions above and below
through eternal sleepless night

Shunning saffron days
night owls and fireflies revel
to nightingale's song
Wide awake blooms gaze at moon-

......

Continue reading
Luscious Peaches
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Baskets of peaches
Ripe, juicy, luscious and warm
Tangerine sun goes
Summer left these gifts behind
Like blooms of my memory

Flamingos soon dance
Along the edges of dusk
Beautiful endings
Preserves and pies are waiting

......

Continue reading
Blue Blooms
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

Blazing wild meadows,
Cherry blossoms, budding green,
Cascades of flowers!
Spring in the Blue Ridge Mountains
is a gilt orange season.

Continue reading
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