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How Softly, Deeply

In silence, undisturbed tonight,
how softly, deeply Winter creeps,
imparting token mounds of white.
In silence, undisturbed tonight,
Full Moon, who casts pearlescent light,
is keeper of a world that sleeps
in silence undisturbed tonight.
How softly, deeply Winter creeps.

Posted 12/30/09, my 8th post after
 I joined right before Christmas of that year!

For Brian Strand's 
any form/any theme max 15 lines Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 11/18/2011 7:53:00 PM
    Beautiful piece. Congrats!!!! :D Always, Laura

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 5:03:00 PM
    way to go Andrea. A timeless #1 win. congratulations

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 12:07:00 PM
    I could only rate this a 7 - it should be a 10. This is very beautiful and about one of my favorite subjects. Congratulations on your worthy win.

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 10:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's "Any Poem From Your First 100 On P S" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 1:57:00 AM
    lovely work my dear, very restful, Thank you for kind comments I am lagging behind again.....congratulations on your wins ...luv Margaret

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 6:06:00 PM
    Congratulations on your first place win with this truly beautiful write!!!!!!!!!! Lori

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 5:55:00 PM
    Congrats Andrea on first place with this rare beauty my friend..luv..

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 12:35:00 PM
    Good poem. Congrats on 1st place - JH

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 12:23:00 PM
    So lovely it almost makes me like winter!

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 11:35:00 AM
    Hey! Great jpb Lady. Congrats on a worthy one. Smile. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 11:14:00 AM
    i love the imagery and serenity this piece invokes. (car wash for brown snow and salt, $20, moments like this, priceless!) Congratulations on your #1 win! :p

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 8:49:00 AM
    Well, look who's sitting on the top of the heap. Love this one Andrea. Such a wonderful depiction of Winter. Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 8:18:00 AM
    Simply beautiful and as soft as silk! Congrats, Andrea!!

  1. Date: 5/28/2011 12:51:00 AM
    Wonderful decription of creeping winter.I haven't tried this form.:)

  1. Date: 5/25/2011 5:11:00 AM
    I am stopping by to read some of your amazing poetry today and I wish to thank you for commenting on my poetry. I hope you have a wonderful day filled with much inspiration Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 2:45:00 PM
    This poem attests to the fact that you have great talent dear friend. I loved reading every well placed word. An outstanding work of art! Congratulations on it being featured. Love, Lotus (Connie)

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 11:21:00 AM
    very very nice...a bit reminiscent of de la Mare's of my favourite poems.....always nice to read your stuff.... always...Syd

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 7:51:00 AM
    Cngrats on being freatured this week with this beautiful poem, I enjoyed. Caryl

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 6:10:00 AM
    I remember this all too well -- I believe this is a fave of mine-- how wonderful to read it again :) just dropping by to say hi :) happy to see this featured :) hugs to you sweetie & I hope your day is good...

  1. Date: 4/11/2011 2:14:00 PM
    Makes me feel like lying down in the deep and doing a snow angel. This one whispers. Love it. Congrats. Love, Daver