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A Stone in the Cold 7th Verse

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A Stone in the Cold 7th Verse

I must build a shelter, to fight the cold.
Still, out are the poachers who brought the fight.
In the distance smoke, a joy to behold, 
a cabin with a blaze, warmth for the night.
Wolves howl on the wind, I think of the men
hoping they've all risen and left now
But glad to have gotten away from them
I lope toward the lit window aglow.
A door opens and I welcomed right in
my son had been searching for me, I'm told.
The heat of the fire, dry clothes from kin
an earnest call to the forest patrol.
With mornings light I report in as planned
Through the north woods I come, my bow in hand.

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi

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  1. Date: 3/16/2014 4:36:00 AM
    Congrats Debbie for this very uniquely done contest.. and it's been such a success too!! and reading this once again,, Awesome sonnet dear! Love to you and smiles and hugs :)

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 10:17:00 AM
    Way to go..Sara

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 7:31:00 AM
    Thank you for the placement. I need to read all the sonnets to make up the story. Take Care Ron

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 2:21:00 AM
    Thanks Debbie for my placement. You have given a boost to "Honorable Mention"

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 1:17:00 AM
    Nice win Debbie, Congratulations, on your Hunt for a Sonnet Gem. Awesomely done. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
    Deb, Thanks for placing me.. Reading all the winners works I realize what a newbie I am. Not sure I got the instructions right but you had some mercy on me for attempting a sonnet (not sure but maybe my first)

  1. Date: 3/14/2014 10:18:00 PM
    Thank you Debbie though I'm still not sure how this contest worked..I changed my entry a couple times...thank you for my placement..Frederic

  1. Date: 2/13/2014 5:14:00 PM
    Debbie I must say you have master all styles and interesting titles as well. In the poem I particularly like the line "Wolves howl on the wind, I think of the men hoping they've all risen and left now".

  1. Date: 2/11/2014 8:22:00 AM
    Good lord, Deb. Getting back on the horse, so to speak.

  1. Date: 2/10/2014 12:25:00 PM
    Debbie, I think it's perfect for the end! You are something special...;)

  1. Date: 2/9/2014 2:26:00 AM
    Aha!! The cherry on top of the piece of cake! : D The ending line (Caleb's line) closing the crown is too much powerful. I love it, Deborah. You did a great job guiding and editing ... to much!

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 2/9/2014 7:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you it was very stimulating steering a boat rowed by so many oars through uncharted waters! BUT everywhere goes somewhere & if you lived here you'd be home by now!
  1. Date: 2/8/2014 8:43:00 PM
    oh so this WAS yours. Are you going to use it for the end of the crown? It would make a good ending for it.

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 2/8/2014 9:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yes since as good as the other 2 are they don't end it and I'm POOPED, BUT I will NOT get any points just an HM so the story ends with all the ends tied
  1. Date: 2/8/2014 10:22:00 AM
    Nice work, Debbie! Never done Sonnets, you know that, I find them so tough. You're good! I loved the jungle description, and you've skillfully captured the charm of that spirit in this poem.. and so I enjoyed it thoroughly! love and light dear! :)

  1. Date: 2/8/2014 9:28:00 AM
    Marvelous rhyme scheme! Scenes portrayed in a very interesting way, forest and all, lovd it!. Take care