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I've read POEMS FROM THE EDGE OF SPRING, and can highly recommend it! The sort of book you can pick up for a moment's respite or inspiration--or just sit and read from piece to piece, always entertained/comforted/made to think. Lovely book! -- Diana Gabaldon

Poignant and lyrical, every sentence is a gem. Each poem brought back p
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ebook, 101 pages
Published October 18th 2012 by Heart Ally Books
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Cheryl
May 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed the lovely poetry in When Leaves Fall by Elise Skidmore. The author has a gift for capturing snapshots of real life.

The emotion in the poetry makes it come alive as in the first poem: "When leaves fall, still shouting life with their last rasping breath..."

The poems are insightful as in The River of Time: "We are trapped in its flow: the people we once were are the people we are now and the people we will be."

Whaddaya Want? is a fun piece that paints New York as only a person who knows
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Deleyna Marr
Oct 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
"Even better than her first book!". I loved Elise's first book: Poems from the Edge of Spring, so I knew I'd enjoy When Leaves Fall. I was surprised to enjoy it even more than the first one, though! She took me through the standard range of emotions from laughter to joy to sorrow...and then added in a few like hunger. It is amazing to read poetry and not only understand it, but enjoy it and be so drawn into the emotions that they stay with me throughout the day. It has been a long time since I'v ...more
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Elise Skidmore is an old soul whose love for prose was ironically rekindled by the digital revolution. A longstanding member of CompuServe's Writers Forum and Administrator of private writers group called SectionSixx, she delights in trading turns of phrase with literary compatriots worldwide.

A New Yorker by birth and by choice, Elise lives on the south shore of Long Island with her husband. Whil
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