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Mesmerizing flutters and flourishes
gracefully blow on the wind
drifting, creeping  and crawling up and down my back door
I see you hit the  pane
slide a little to the left and kiss another
slipping together as your mass melds - swaying as one
As if on dancing on ice
Together you perform 
Quick-stepping motion
As the crowd thickens
or winds abate
Tired from your escapade together you settle
On the purest white bed
Where tomorrows warmth will warm your juices
Melting you and allowing you to slip away
almost unnoticed you make your exit

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  1. Date: 8/22/2013 9:10:00 PM
    CONGRATULATIONS ANNA, Picture awesome Perfect. LOVE ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 8:08:00 PM
    Hello Anna, happy to see you on the winning list.. congrats.. with your picture perfect poem...luv~ Linda

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 3:28:00 PM
    Anne-Maria. I love the way you presented those snowflakes to us! If not for some misspellings, I would have placed this on the top ten!! Congrats for your HM.

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 12:32:00 PM
    Beautiful, congratulations.

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 11:42:00 AM
    What a lovely depiction of snowflakes, very alive and very real. Enjoyed reading your poem.

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 9:48:00 AM
    EXCELLENT use of personification for the snowflakes. How creative to see them as dancing, swaying and kissing. This is so beautiful, Anna-Marie! Love you and your precious heart, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 9:00:00 AM
    Beautiful personification Anna-Marie, in your poetry! Thanks for your gracious comment on my Raven. And yes the Adam and Eve parallel plays out in my poem, for what is death but an illusion that is swallowed up in victory by the reality of life. Real enought to the dual concept of mind in a natural world, but non the less an illusionary concept. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 8:27:00 AM
    Hi Anna-Marie. You got a lot of poetry out of a few snowflakes. Thanks for stopping by to read my poetry. Too bad it was that senseless one that was purely in response to a contest to write as many oxymoronic lines as possible. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/16/2011 6:58:00 AM
    You have sketched a beautiful scene with your words Anna-Marie.. Really beautiful, love Wilma

  1. Date: 1/13/2011 8:52:00 AM
    lovely and beautiful write, enjoyed your write Anna-Marie,..p.d.

  1. Date: 1/13/2011 7:31:00 AM
    Very descriptive and expressive work..Enjoyed your personification of snowflakes..Your presence at my work was a delight this morn..Sara

  1. Date: 1/13/2011 2:20:00 AM
    every word and expression sway with your free-flowing metaphors, anna... a poetic pirouette!! thanks for dropping by my dino piece... got toungue -twisted with that beast, lol.. much apprecaited!! :) nette

  1. Date: 1/12/2011 5:25:00 PM
    Ahhh, this could be called Romance of the Snowflakes. And they could fashion it into a famous ballet!! Really, this is so pretty I can see it as a dance show! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/12/2011 10:01:00 AM
    Hi there! Please enter my new contest HIGHLIGHTING poets outside the USA called Foreign Exchange, submit your best verse any form any topic. Put the contry you are writing from on the bottom. I'm looking forward to reading more of your verses. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/12/2011 5:05:00 AM
    You have a keen sense of observation and you have penned it so nicely, Anna-Marie