Monthly Archives: October 2010

Summer’s End Part 5 of 5

The Next Season by Andrew Viertel An old season ends Summer bows out Her harsh glaring heat fades to Cool days blanketed in pastel warmth Leaves burst forth in color Blazing intensity precedes dormancy Reds, yellows, oranges Beneath slate gray … Continue reading

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Summer’s End Part 4 of 5

Empty by Andrew Viertel Pool Blue Sparkles Summer days Carefree bronzed bodies Splashing, playing, laughing, joyful Summer revelry fades to autumn’s melancholy Cloudy, rainy, windy, chilling Sweaters and jackets Silence falls Empty Gray Pool

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Summer’s End Part 3 of 5

One More Day by Andrew Viertel Spring’s hope long forgotten Everyday more men fall, succumbing to the inevitable autumn chill But some remain, playing, nay fighting tooth and nail for survival Pushing to the limit bodies battered and bruised by … Continue reading

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Summer’s End Part 2 of 5

Chill by Andrew Viertel September’s deceptive warmth A mantle concealing the subtle chill The tip of autumn’s frigid spear Slipping between cloud-fractured ribs of late summer sunshine A merciless coup de grace To the broken promise of a summer that … Continue reading

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Summer’s End Part 1 of 5

This is a little project I started before my vacation.  It’s 5 related poems.  Bonus points will go to whoever can tell me how they are related.  So without further ado: The Forecast by Andrew Viertel I walk out into … Continue reading

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