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Fiery and Frosty
by Vivian L Dawson

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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~Fiery and Frosty~

Fire of desires in emotions
collecting positive thoughts
greatly influences cold and
aloof destructive power of
ice allowing creations of
masterful art beholding

Physical verbs describing
by resonating nouns with
vivid adjectives in direct
contrast with hate inspiring
many to master the language
using fire and ice essence in
a warm constructive way

Leaving virtually a buffet of
fiery and frosty per se to meter
and rhyme satisfying the need
for balancing both as the truth
can be found somewhere in
between the two extremes

(c) Fiery and Frosty
Vivian L Dawson

Inspired by "Fire and Ice"
by Robert Frost


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Reviewed by Rory Dall (Reader) 10/16/2012
You are in the company of greats like Frost and Dante with your treatment of the "fire and ice" theme. Most writers offer an either/or choice but your more modern take, the middle ground is probably more in keeping with the man in the street's view.
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 10/3/2012
Lady Vivian ~
Artistry of this beautiful wolf beholds your inspiring verses of "Fiery and Frosty."

Lady Mary Ann

Reviewed by william goldman (Reader) 10/3/2012
very very interesting poetry.-------lol----------hg
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 10/2/2012
I second Connie Faust's motion. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Laura Fall 10/2/2012
As always my friend fantastic poetry Laura
Reviewed by John Flanagan 10/1/2012
you've pared this to minimal, Vivian,
without losing the thrust or impact..
not easy to do but you've done it exceptionally well

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 10/1/2012
As poet, we should help delineate the difference between the two. I have a copy of “ Fire and Ice” the biography of Charles Revson, signed by the author that I got so long ago had a financial dinner and book signing in Atlanta.

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/1/2012
using fire and ice essence in
a warm constructive way

Marvelous, as is that photo.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 10/1/2012
Like that picture and an interesting concept.
Reviewed by ANNA CLOUTIER (Reader) 9/30/2012
wonderful and always...anna
Reviewed by Connie Faust 9/30/2012
Is it okay to envy another's writing talent? This is amazing!

Reviewed by D. Vegas 9/30/2012
So we all thought of Fire and Ice and you have written that you were inspired by it...your words are vivid and profound.

Reviewed by Budd Nelson 9/30/2012
I really love this one and the picture is fabulous
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 9/30/2012
Hmmm reminds me of Fire and Ice
Wonderful Lady Vivian it leaves
such a wonderful vision

Love and Light
Reviewed by Joy Hale 9/30/2012
Your words are mesmerizing... as is the photo you have chosen for this poem of balancing fire and ice, which is like day and night. Very good comparisons here, Vivian.

Joy L. Hale
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 9/30/2012
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by RWE SAYS BYE 9/30/2012
As soon as I read your opening, and even before I scrolled through the poem and discovered where you got your inspiration, I immediately thought of "Fire and Ice" ... I like your image of the buffet and the idea of mediating between the extremes... your poem is both visceral and visual in its approach. Nicely done, dear Vivian.

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 9/30/2012
Whoa! Fire and ice the extremes are sheltering all the good stuff somewhere between them. Still, sometimes it is okay to just go with the Fire. Don't cotton to ice so much. What can I say? Oh. I already said it.

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