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  Moon Puts Last Touches on Snow Float
by Phyllis Jean Green
Friday, January 07, 2011
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  * * *   Moon Puts Last Touches on Snow Float * * *   
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Sprinkle a little fairy dust across an ocean so still,
think its waves have  paused to reflect on each other’s
brilliance.  December has iced their night-navied
peaks white and silver, then wrapped them tenderly
in lavender tissue.  Draped with diamonds, even
jack pines and split-rail fences take pride as the last 
rays of a dying moon reach down to silhouette them. 
All in this whisper-soft blanket  of silence, precious 
silence.  Let’s tiptoe out and make angels, shall we?
Forget that this gift arrived with strings.   Worries  
like black ice, slick bridges, misplaced gloves, a clutsy
defroster, and whether there is any rock-salt left. 
We can fret later later about ending in the jaws of life.
cancelled-how-long-will-school-be-closed-oh, no-the-
meeting//dentist/report/playdate/bread, lettuce, firewood/
anyone remember if that neighbor returned the snow
shovel?  We are calling a halt.  We are  putting a stopper
over Rush and a damper on noise and taping blindfolds
over these robots’ blinking bloody eyes, and rolling up
in quiet to dream.  Later, we’ll clear new circles in
the frost on this glass and send up thanks for this delight.  
But for now, we will Be in the Moment.  Luxuriate
in a glow usually reserved for lovers strolling dazedly
down a shimmering beach, and float-- just float -- on
silvered and lavendered  froth.   Seeing only,   feeling
only, this.     Just this.                      Just  this.

                         (c)  Phyllis Jean Green, January, 2011
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Reviewed by Amor Sabor 1/22/2011
Excellent expression of the romantic side of winter in how we should forget the inconvenient and uncomfortable side.
Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/19/2011
most beautiful write and enjoyable reading
Love the pic goes well with you imaginative thoughts
Peace & Love

Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 1/19/2011
Excellent portrayal of the oft forgotten beauty of cold winter. The poem encourages to look on the bright side and live in the moment. R
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/18/2011
Your imagery awakens thoughts, feelings, and imagination very effectively, Pea. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and best wishes to you,

Reviewed by The Poetess 1/18/2011
You paint a beautifully colorful picture in this moment of putting all else aside for the source of winter's deepest pride.
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 1/15/2011
A delightful piece, Phyllis. Great details in your imagery.
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 1/11/2011
A moment in time reminiscing about the winter that is upon us.

And the hardened silver lake
an ice skater's dream to take.

Even though winter is now more hazardous to me physically now, I still love the snow, and the ice, the partially covered pines in snow, and the huge icicles on the house eaves. I still love winter, even though I can't make my snow angels any more. Thank you for sharing.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 1/11/2011
I always loved getting snowed in because we really were not and your little ditty captures that fact to perfection. Patrick
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 1/10/2011
Winter scenes are breath-taking! Relinguishing the cares of the world by enjoying the splendor of this winter wonderland, brings back memories of once upon a time when I, too, marvelled at seeing the white fluffy stuff falling from the sky, and ponds and lakes turning into ice. Thank you, Phyllis!

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/10/2011
Just this. Just this. Your words, your word.paintings on my eyes -- thank you, (((Pea))). Absolutely L O V E L Y.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 1/9/2011
What a delicious dream you painted for me, Pea. I love your attention to detail and the flow of this offering.
Take care,
Reviewed by Axilea MU 1/9/2011
Very detailed, I like how you find your way to the quiet ending.

Reviewed by Ken Colonsay 1/9/2011
Sumptuousity! Your sure velvet touch never fails you!

Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/9/2011
Very beautiful writing sweet lady as always sure have missed you...stay safe and well..Hugsss
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/9/2011
A shimmering delight. Luxuriated in your snow while looking out my springlike window.

Reviewed by Jon Willey 1/8/2011
Those that seize moments so rare as the beauty of a snow fall and savor their blessing and raw beauty, know living a life of joy. Phyllis you have scooped up a hand full of the cognitive skills and appreciation we should all have for such natural events. Beautiful. I bid you love and peace my dear friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 1/8/2011
And, just this, dear Phyllis, is a beautifully accurate
description of the blanket of silence that greets me today (again)
on the not so sunny Jersey shore. And the gulls ain't
happy about it. -gene
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 1/8/2011
This is BRILLIANT! My mouth is simply open in admiration and awe.
Reviewed by D. Vegas 1/8/2011
Pea, I can't express it enough I love
the way you do your poetry...
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 1/8/2011
so well expressed, so lovely the end-a bit of peace in the turmoil
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/8/2011
You set a perfect place setting at a cozy table for two...beautifully done indeed.
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 1/8/2011
Very lovely written piece.

Reviewed by Rose Rideout 1/8/2011
As John said that big word APPRECIATE, and I do the wonderful words you send our way Phyllis.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by John Flanagan 1/8/2011
"We can fret later about ending in the jaws of life"...indeed! For now is the moment to live, love, experience, appreciate this sumptuous poem with its "night-navied peaks" and "lavendered froth"

You're killing me here, Pea, and it's such a rich death.

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 1/7/2011
Can envision every sparkle in the descriptive breathtaking scenery you have placed before us...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 1/7/2011
Snuck a peek, Pea, nothing Matters. Whist and away. How gorgeous, seizing.

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