Winter Bides Her Time

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Thank you so much to all my friends, new and old, who have taken the time to read my work and offer their reviews. I am honored and thrilled to have actually won a weekly contest here, because I know just how many worthy poets are entered each week. Special thanks to each and every one of you for the warm congratulations and kind words of support. I can't even begin to tell you all how very much this means to me.

Winter Bides Her Time

the blue-gray moon, cracked into pieces by the stark silhouette of a dying oak...

tiny icicles stretching toward the ground, pointing their accusatory fingers...
 

mantle of snow glittering on the forest floor, effectively muting the quietest of sounds...

moonbeams betray the site of the lake, frozen over and cloudy, intriguing and deceptively inviting...

fresh cold wind biting, gnashing its teeth bitterly, ravenous and invigorated...

yet the moonlight still dances lightly over the pristine snow, exploring, caressing, twinkling...

all the while knowing this moment will not last, and will never be repeated...


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Olan01 commented on Winter Bides Her Time

10-12-2010

Congrats on this poem, my friend. However, I disagree; this poem will last for many ages; come rain, ice, sleet or snow these words will stand the test of time.

gmcookie commented on Winter Bides Her Time

08-18-2010

Wow! I'm impressed. This is a beautifully descriptive piece. You really took me there, simon. Now I hope you intend to pass around some hot mulled cider..

simoneaugustus

08/18/2010

Actually, I was thinking hot cocoa with marshmallows! Mmmm! Thank you so much for the kind comments!

Madelynn commented on Winter Bides Her Time

07-01-2010

Oh I dig this- major! I love reading this kind of work!! So refreshing! I am way into descriptive writing, and you- have made my eyes do alil' jiggety jig jig! This is what it's all about! I am smitten by every single line. THANKS, smilez, Maddi

simoneaugustus

07/03/2010

Thank you so much, Maddi! I really enjoyed reading your comments! :)

ansari commented on Winter Bides Her Time

06-30-2010

its great , so descriptive, all my admiration for your talent. thank you . a 10

simoneaugustus

07/01/2010

Thank you so much for the kind words!

Rhymer commented on Winter Bides Her Time

06-13-2010

Wanted to extend my congratulations on being selected as this weeks winner in the contest. A very deserving write.

When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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