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Before Dawn
by Daniel S. McTaggart

Sunday, March 02, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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an icicle waits

for the sun

snow sifts over

a trail

of vanishing footprints

a candle burns

in a kitchen window

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Reviewed by Amira van Kerk 4/5/2008
Few words - great impact !
Love this one.
Reviewed by Leann Marshall 3/5/2008
I am a big fan of carefully chosen, powerful words used sparingly. This is certainly a good example. Thanks for sharing this, I truly enjoyed it.
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 3/5/2008
Oh...SO...lovely, Daniel.
I feel like putting it on a canvas, as you so poetically did in verse.
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 3/4/2008
This sets an enchanting scene....Entirely captivating...Diana.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/3/2008
You have used the power of word economy. I find your allusions stongly symbolic. This is very effective, Daniel. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/3/2008

EXQUISITE mood and imagery - stunning composition!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/3/2008
Excellent visuals Dan, good to read you again. I still pick up your
book and enjoy those after midnight observations of yours...

Reviewed by William DeVault 3/3/2008
Bravo, Dan. Excellent.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/2/2008
Great imagery in just a few lines!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by John Leko 3/2/2008
...few words beautifully penned...say much...of winter.
well done Daniel...
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 3/2/2008
i agree--i am anxious for spring myself!! enjoyed your visual write!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/2/2008
Not only the icicle is waiting...I have had winter...Ed

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