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Early Winter Weather
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks

Friday, December 09, 2005
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A Pantoum* on winter snow storm

An early morn’s blanket of snow

covering the landscape with pure white

No brown-death of leaves and flora

to remind all of warmth of yesterdays.


Covering the landscape with pure white,

colder North winds blowing down

to remind all of warmth of yesterdays -

snuggling close to the heating stove.


Colder North winds blowing down

A snowstorm brews without;

snuggling close to the heating stove

as hot cocoa simmers its aroma


A snowstorm brews without;

within there is a coziness

with hot cocoa simmering its aroma.

My love and I enjoy each other’s warmth, watching.


Within there is a coziness

no brown-death of leaves and flora;

my love and I enjoy each other’s warmth, watching

an early morn’s blanket of snow.


© Jackie (Micke) Jinks, December 2005


*A Pantoum is a French form of poetry, based on Malaysian pantum;

4-line stanzas, repetitive lines as:

(stanza) numbered lines

1 – 2 – 3 – 4

2 – 5 – 4 – 6

5 – 7 – 6 – 8

7 – 9 – 8 – 10

9 – 3 – 10 – 1


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/3/2006
Ah... ...a winter snowstorm; it reminds me of my childhood in the Peace River Country of northern Alberta (Canada). We have had no snow to speak of here for a couple of winters now (southwestern British Columbia). I appreciate your poem and the poetry lesson as well, Jackie. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Walter Jones 4/21/2006
Always a touch of class, a down home smile, bits and more, great write, Walt
Reviewed by Bianca Boonstra 1/10/2006
I must have missed this one it seems. Well written and a belated happy birthday!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 12/10/2005
Intelligent and delightful too.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/9/2005
Beautifully done Micke! You are so good at these!
Reviewed by George Carroll 12/9/2005
Splendid poem which I have never tried before in that format. Well done.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 12/9/2005
Your writing at your natures best..
Merry Christmas!
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