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Gentle Manisfestation
by Dawn Anderson
Thursday, January 22, 2009
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It drifts

in tranquil dance,

as though on fairy wings,

blanketing the ground in

hushed silence.

 

For a few fleeting moments,

the earth lay clean, unspoiled,

seemingly cleansed of her sins,

in this hallowed layer of white,

all too quickly trampled and tarnished.

 

However, a mission is accomplished…

a reminder has been left…

for those eyes which do more than

glimpse through kitchen windows

on snowy winter mornings.

 



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Reviewed by JMS Bell 4/12/2010
YOU CAUGHT IT!...BEFORE THE SPOIL...AND YOUR PHRASES 'PAINT' SO LOVELY. THANKS FOR SHARING AND GOD BLESS. LOVE,
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Axilea MU 2/6/2009
Some things don't last long, and yet they seem to be there to remind us that things can be different, pure, worth looking at...
I like that "hallowed layer of white", quite meditative.

Axilea
Reviewed by Shedding Light 2/4/2009
A lovely write!!

Harold M. Nash
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 2/3/2009
I love the closing lines especially, Dawn. Makes me want to pull on my boots and go stomping... and for real!! It is ACTUALLY JUST like this where I am right now, lucky me! Fabulous peek through your windows of heart, mind and soul. And great view! :)) xx
Reviewed by Ed J. 1/29/2009
Very visual poem. No fleeting moment escapes your notice. Tnank for sharing this wonderful poem.

Ed
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis 1/29/2009
Wonderful title followed by wise and eloquent words in observance of and in appreciation for granduer.
Reviewed by Dale Clark 1/26/2009
Beautiful poem, Dawn! 'It drifts' here this
morning and I have been reminded... love that
last stanza, the entire work is excellent.
Great message in such simplicity.
Reviewed by Art Sun 1/25/2009
Nice thoughts Dawn...the whiteness of snow can penetrate the emotions of a heart filled with the need to absorb its calmness and its magnificence...

enjoyed...

Art sun...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/25/2009
OUtstanding work!!

Love tinka
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 1/25/2009
This is absolutely beautiful,I enjoy reading it,take care

Edwin
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 1/24/2009
Dawn:

This one is AWESOME!!!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/24/2009
it renews and sooths the mind
even though for a few moments
peace be with you

William
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 1/24/2009
Dawn~!

Great photo . . . beautiful penning - wonderful flow to this write!!


Hugs,

Lance
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 1/24/2009
Snowfall through a gifted writer's eyes. Fantastic poem:)
Sheila
Reviewed by 000 000 1/23/2009
Crisp and clean. A wonderful writing!
Reviewed by richard cederberg 1/23/2009
Dawn,
your first stanza washed over me like water. So articulate and unpretentious. Wonderful thoughts here that expose the gentleness in your heart and the unique way that you percieve a magical season.
Blessings ...
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 1/23/2009
We are so lucky to have Mother nature paint us such beautiful pictures. Thank you for sharing Dawn.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 1/23/2009
Absolutely delightful. Thank you, J'nia
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 1/23/2009
What a beautiful message Dawn...and your words dance ever so lightly.
:)Christine
Reviewed by Carin Spirit 1/22/2009
Dawn - you have captured the breath of winter,'on snowy winter mornings.'. I love this write, it is soft yet crisp and clean.
Thank you for sharing. Warmth, Carin'
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 1/22/2009
Thanks you, Dawn. What a delight to see the snowfall through
your eyes and your talented words. -gene.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 1/22/2009
Love it. Bravo. Liz
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 1/22/2009
Blessed are the eyes of the poet. thanks dear Dawn
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 1/22/2009
Dawn! What an exceptionally well expressed poem! I love it! Thanks.
Reviewed by L Hippler 1/22/2009
You captured that magic of a first snowfall, Dawn.
Reviewed by Cryssa C 1/22/2009
I love the hushed silence that winter's snowfall brings. I don't know what it is about it that brings that special feeling, but I am grateful that every now and then the world is "cleansed" with it...
Cryssa
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 1/22/2009
Very deep and beautiful verse.
Reviewed by David Hightower 1/22/2009
Dawn - Love the title. You have captured not only the beauty of this passing moment, you've also honored those who see beyond the moment:

a reminder has been left…

for those eyes which do more than

glimpse through kitchen windows

on snowy winter mornings.

- David
Reviewed by Stan Law (aka Stanislaw Kapuscinski) 1/22/2009
Gentle as the down of a freshly hatched chick,

s
Reviewed by Bonnie May 1/22/2009
This is so written so beautifully for we can see it through your eyes. Well done Dawn. Love and hugs, Bonnie
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/22/2009
A lovely winter's ode, Dawn.
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 1/22/2009
Nicely done, Dawn. My niece lives in Colorado and has sent me pictures of a snowed-over landscape that are breathtaking.

Th following lines describe its purity very well:
"For a few fleeting moments,
the earth lay clean, unspoiled,"

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/22/2009
Exquisite, Dawn, a beautiful write of serenity. Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/22/2009
I know this feeling well, for it is the same thought I always have after a snowfall...how purified the earth seems and fresh and clean...then along comes that darn snowplow. Sometimes I wish we could just shut the roads down for like a few days and just enjoy it without the mess that we tend to make of it.

fee
Reviewed by F William Broome 1/22/2009
You write so well of nature's beauty and its gift to us... who have that keen eye and appreciative spirit. Sweet reading! - Bill
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 1/22/2009
BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/22/2009
Ah the smell of home cooked pies is what I thought of when I read this poem.
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