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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Magpie Tales... A Cold Autumn Path

Photo by Mark Haley

Blustery day leading

Up a cold autumn path

Wearily I trudge  

Finding an open door

With welcoming warm hearts


Photo By Kathe W.
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25 comments:

  1. Beautiful poem, beautiful and creative your photo too! I like finding the door open!

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  2. From dreary to cheery - nice!

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  3. Anonymous12:25 PM

    It's autumn, leading us to time with family and friends. Inside out of the cold. This is lovely.
    Brenda W

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  4. Lovely and heartwarming...welcome autumn!

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  5. Yes autumn. Very well done.

    Have a terrific day honey. Big hugs. :)

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  6. Love the subdued colors of the picture and your words are a perfect match.

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  7. How wonderful to have a home like that waiting.

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  8. It is my wish. Is it not desire of everyone..."...Finding an open door
    With welcoming warm hearts"
    LOVE that thought!
    And your words!

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  9. Nothing can beat a warm house and warm heart on a day like that!!

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  10. A touch of hope at the end; well done.

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  11. Certainly need something warm after that hill!

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  12. Finding an open door
    With welcoming warm hearts

    Fittingly how Autumn should be appreciated for! With warm welcome certainly! Nicely Kathe!

    Hank

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  13. Great thoughts, and love the light in the window at the end.

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  14. A lovely poem, with a nice ending.

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  15. What a great positive ending- just what the gloomy picture needed...

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  16. Fantastic ending ..... I prefer to meet the monsters and demons at the end, at least then i know what the buggers are up to.....but each to their own !

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  17. This leads me quickly to a shared shelter...pass the tea, please!

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  18. It's nice that your road leads to a welcoming place.

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  19. Lovely words, and a fine welcome to autumn-ness! I like your last photo, that itself could lead to another poem of sorts, in my eyes!

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  20. We all need a warm welcome, and autumn surely lends itself well to that!

    =)

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  21. Warm hearts are even better after a cold autumn trudge!

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  22. Love those open doors on an unfriendly autumnal night.
    Anna :o]

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  23. Just like a big warm hug :-)

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  24. Nice verses. I saw something similar in this photo.

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