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Blanket of White
by Dale Clark
Thursday, November 06, 2003

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The earth awakens
to a white blanket
covering her, frozen
in silent morning
without sun light

A winters morning
creeps coldly, longingly
into the bones

A gray day
shines into the glass
dull without reflection
to shine back
She weeps quietly
tears of stillness
freezing like ice

A bird outside, singing
songs of bare trees
All the leaves fallen

Lying upon the ground
sheltering creatures
large and small
whispering to the earth
of warm spring dreams

Covered now in solitude
by the snowy blanket
white contrasts-gray

This afternoon hazy
sheltered by clouds
The sun, hides
cannot shine, today
Awaiting twilight
to hide the cold
to escape the gray

Covered by starlight
shimmering, glowing
blanket of white

2003 CJ Clark
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Reviewed by Dana Matthews (Reader) 11/9/2003
I love when you write like this! No one brings a better image in their prose of nature than you do. Of course that's just my esteemed opinion. ;o)

Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 11/7/2003
Captivating and breathtaking imagery Dale, Oooooo I long for those winter mornings even more now! :O)
Reviewed by L M (Reader) 11/7/2003
Excellent visuals of nature Dale!
Reviewed by jude forese 11/6/2003
lovely nature write...
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader) 11/6/2003
I love nature Dale,,
"A gray day
shines into the glass
dull without reflection
to shine back
She weeps quietly
tears of stillness
freezing like ice

A bird outside, singing
songs of bare trees
All the leaves fallen"


Reviewed by Marlene Dawn 11/6/2003
You take the reader in the middle of your wonderland. well done friend.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/6/2003
A stunning write Dale catching the beauty snow in unique fashion...
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 11/6/2003
Dale...I loved your pristine imagery my friend!!!
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 11/6/2003
Pure bliss?
Reviewed by Rodd Jokre 11/6/2003
Dale, you've done poetry well here... Congrats...

Reviewed by Trixie Love 11/6/2003
Hi Dale,
Such a beautiful tender

I love the beauty of snow.

Trixie :)

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 11/6/2003
Cool and refreshing write!
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader) 11/6/2003
that last line did it for me Dale, that shimmering snow is a beautiful sight, Al
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 11/6/2003
Loved the imagery in your winter poem!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 11/6/2003
Winter is a magical time. It's like everything gets a fresh new blanket. Enjoyed this Dale. Lisa
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/6/2003
This is a very special breathtaking...connective write Dale!!

I am in awe with this really left me speechless!!

What more can I say!!

A touch of beauty reveals the heart in this one!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Transcendental Poet (Reader) 11/6/2003
BREATHTAKING imagery, Dale!
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