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Deep Into Winter
by stan n nassano
Thursday, February 05, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Deep into Winter

I tumble sideways

Greeting morning light
Like a hand rolled, twisted
cigarette
waiting for that spark

A lively crackle a wispy
thread of blue white
smoke
drifting into
day

The lives we live
the lives we lead
a gossamer of intricate,
indiscriminate chance happenings
of outward, insignificance
Onward we march

Inconsequential


Our sideways looks, while
others, staring straight ahead
straight ahead, unless of course
our trail turns crooked ..or
heaven forbid, ,,,,we become diverted
never less
shadows growing into nightfall

Steps becoming smaller, more precise
Keeping a steady time
and not so long ago,high mountains peaks 
crossed
not today, not today

There will be no flags, planted
on distant mountain tops

Not today
maybe again,
For, there is always hope

Snassano 2-5-09

 

 

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Reviewed by The Poetess 12/24/2010
A sad march.
Reviewed by blue soplain 2/7/2009
eloquent and reflective. . . . and always with the cir.cling......missed your words, your ehart.
*mwah
> <
me
Reviewed by Myrna Badgerow 2/6/2009
You do not post often but each is well worth the wait.. You do take us with you on your journeys and that is a gift..)

Myrna
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/6/2009
Thank you for involving me in your thought process via your verses, Stan. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by D Johnson 2/6/2009
First class writing, Stan, loved it.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 2/6/2009
Refreshing and beautiful poem,take care

Edwin
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 2/5/2009
This is great, Stan. Love the concept, the imagery, the closing lines:

There will be no flags, planted
on distant mountain tops

Not today
maybe again,
For, there is always hope

Always, Stan. -gene.



Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 2/5/2009
Beautiful, detailed insight well said....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 2/5/2009
"or heaven forbid, .....we become diverted"

Heaven forbid......

walt
Reviewed by Aberjhani 2/5/2009
Wonderful imagery, artistry, and philosophical disposition. Particulary appreciated these lines:

"Greeting morning light
Like a hand rolled, twisted
cigarette
waiting for that spark

"A lively crackle a wispy
thread of blue white
smoke
drifting into
day "


Much gratitude for the sharing,

Aberjhani



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