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Happy Birthday, William Wordsworth!

The triolet form works well when stealing lines from other poets because that perfect line repeats 3 times. I feel privileged to combine my own words with William Wordsworth. The light of this evening invited poetry. Shadows and light created quiet calm and a sacred time.

A line taken from It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free

Evening Light Triolet

A beauteous evening, calm and free,
The holy time is quiet –
When light makes shadows of the trees;
A beauteous evening, calm and free.
Reflections long to sit with thee
and mellow our day with silence.
A beauteous evening, calm and free,
The holy time is quiet.

Setting sun elongates shadows and illuminates the grandmother oak.

Setting sun elongates shadows and illuminates the grandmother oak.

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