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Maples Crying

Many are the Maples that encircle my home, my nest, my dwelling abode
And in the dark of night they tap on my frosty windows, crying
Past their deathly stance, a wintry scene 
Looking through their tangled limbs snow is falling, endlessly
Everything in my world is icy white, sky and earth mingling
Soon, I whisper to them, you will be wearing your emerald gowns

Creaking and groaning they mumble in their frozen rest
Reaching out gnarled fingers to me
Yes, my dears, soon, so soon you will stand in resplendence
Ice and snow will be replaced with fringes of delicate, filigree green
Now rest, now sleep Maples sweet
Gather your memories of Spring, Summer and Fall close and dream

Acrostic Personification

February 3, 2012

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 3:11:00 PM
    enjoying this beauty again, my friend - hope you and the kitties are well and warm x

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 6:13:00 AM
    Beautiful!!!To settle the ripples of my mind I come to read your poetry.

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 8:28:00 PM
    I love your personification here. Your poetry always has a special tender quality which I am finding in this one!!

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 8:26:00 AM
    enjoying this gem again, Constance. Hope you and the kitties are keeping warm x

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 1:32:00 PM
    love this beautiful and clever write, my friend. Hope you are feeling much better and keeping warm with the kitties x

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 9:25:00 AM
    you are a gem of a poet dear Constance, i've missed you so much your poetry always inspires,, and so does this... love to you and your wonderful poetric mind

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 4:44:00 AM

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 11:43:00 PM
    delicate and beautiful, makes me want to touch your poem ....

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 6:33:00 PM
    constance,I just adore when you write this way. What a beautiful poem. One of my faves for the day!!

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 4:58:00 PM
    I especially like the line that has the fringes of delicate, filigree green..That so describes the delicate greenery in spring..Enjoyed reading ..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 2:53:00 PM
    Beautiful images come to mind as I read this, a peaceful feeling fall over me, I was so glad to hear from you, thank you and God bless xxx

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 2:09:00 PM
    Constance; You did a fantastic job with this poem. It's beautiful thanks for sharing and for reading ( A Touch Of Class ) Many blessings. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 1:10:00 PM
    Bravo! Constance an exceptional Acrostic. Words of imagery is so great, and the feeling of winer conveyed too cold, but the fingers of delicate, filigree green leaves will soon to be rebirth. Warm, Smiles, Coonie

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 12:47:00 PM
    Wonderful personification in this poem Constance...Lovely write.Thanks for your inspiring words at my poem .

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 12:32:00 PM
    Love this Constance, what a stunner and I am like you can't wait for the rebirth of the greenery and warmer weather xx

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 12:31:00 PM
    I know that they do dream of the Spring, the season of life, and bring the hopes of this delight! I truly loved reading this amazing poem this afternoon! What a tremendous piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 6:59:00 AM
    Queen spring ..... we are waiting for you! - Woke up today with more snow. - A beautifully written poem Constance, thank you. - Have a nice Sunday. - Oxox / / Anne-Lise :)