A celebration of poetry written by members and friends of the MuseItUp Club. Submissions
are invited for this page.*
This month we present three poems by Margaret Fieland.
Sunset, Evening, into Night
Mauve clouds graze the horizon.
A light breeze ruffles green leaves
a ruby sun edges below the horizon:
Failing light barely illuminates the garden,
eventually fading entirely,
only outlines as night and
Paws open the door
Slips down the stairs
A Walk in the Woods
I saunter past the green metal fence
onto the dirt path,
elms, pine trees on either side,
kicking quartz and mica pebbles
as I climb to the top of the hill,
bare of trees,
where I look out over
the scarlet, tangerine, gold, and emerald
of this October afternoon
as the cool breeze blows
cotton puff clouds
across a bright
Born and raised in New York City, Margaret Fieland has been around art and music all her life. She is the mother of three grown sons, an accomplished
flute and piccolo player and the daughter of a painter. Her poems, articles and children's stories have appeared in, among
others, Main Channel Voices, Echolocation, and Stories for Children Magazine. She is a regular contributor to Femme
She is at work on a children's book, "The Ugly Little Boy." You may visit her website,
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Please include the words “Muse Marquee Poetry Submission” in the subject line. Special themes for the next
months are nature and animals.
The Poets Page is edited by Les Stephenson.