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Snow
by Susan K. Smith
Thursday, December 04, 2008
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As we enter the season when we have snow, this poem is my impression.

Snow

Black and white
   Shades of grey --
Brilliant snow
  Lights the day

Clean and bright
  The winter scene
Pearly snow

  Is everywhere seen

 

Yet the snow

  Is still not pure

Formed from dust

  Like mortals, here

 

Dust is woven
  Crocheted to snow
And robes the world
  From heaven, below

 

Frozen and still
  The sleepy land
Under snowy blankets
  Till Spring, again

 

©  S. K. Smith November 1986

 

 

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Reviewed by Melissa Mendelson (Reader) 8/1/2009
Winter is so beautiful, and snow seems like perfection. But everything has a flaw, and with winter, it lies within its cold touch. Great poem.
Reviewed by Z McClure 1/23/2009
Liked the way you evoked the many shades and hues of this stuff called snow, and also the analogy between humans and snow. Yes, someday the Ultimate Spring will arrive. Great poem!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/24/2008
A most apt and timely write which I find symbolically meaningful. Thank you, Susan. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 12/18/2008
Nice to discover you and read you as well. "Snow" is a fantastic poem of how feel and interact with seasons and nature as a whole. Love the gentle flow of the poem. Thanks for sharing
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 12/11/2008
Hello Susan,

Clevery conceived and prosed - Bravo on this write!!


Best wishes,

Lance
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 12/7/2008
This is a beautiful poem,I enjoy it very much

Edwin
Reviewed by Michelle Mead 12/6/2008
Dust is woven
Crocheted to snow
And robes the world
From heaven, below

That is a fantastic image and stanza in this delightfully chilly poem :)
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 12/4/2008
Awwwww, how beautifully descriptive with just the right touch of imagination...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 12/4/2008
Susan,

Beautiful poem and imagery. It is a shame that snow does get a bit tainted from pollution though.

Mary
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