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Autumn brings harvest and death and decay

The bright hopes of Spring soon will wither away

But salute then their passing on Nature’s highway

In breathtaking glory their colours display.

The sun and the rain play parts in between,

Kickstarting the growth with their bright fresh light green

That matures and will darken when Springtime has been

And hot sun of Summer comes onto the scene.

It’s part of the plan, life prospers then mellows,

And fading, cries out with its red, brown and yellows

“I’m not going quietly!” the countryside bellows

But Winter is certain to silence the fellows.

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Thanks Anna Maria and Michelle. I'm so glad you like it as it's my 100th drabble and very shortly I shall have a glass of wine to celebrate!

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Anna Maria, for your kind words. Cheers!

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    Neville Hunt over 3 years ago

    Cheers Michelle! Thanks so much for all the lovely things you've said about my drabbles and thanks for all your wonderful pieces. Coffee mug at the ready....1, 2, 3...it's 5.30 and I'm now allowed a glass.... Cheers!

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    Thomas Andersen over 3 years ago

    Enjoyed all the beautiful images. Thanks!

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