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The Lady of WhiteLace Castle

Into the inky darkened elegance 
of moon’s hushed serenade
Within the clove of stately elms 
her presence soon promenades;

The Lady of Whitelace Castle
dressed in a grand and stately manner
shimmers about through frosty limbs
causing many to flee in terror

She brings with her an afterglow
that blushes the unearthly scene
she remains, to some, a welcomed guest
to others an astonishing dream

This lady in ghost white apparel
drifts about from tree to tree
searching in vain for love unattained
perchance could she find it in thee?
© Debra Squyres 2013/12/30

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  1. Date: 1/31/2014 9:43:00 PM
    I really love the haunting tone of this poem, Debra. It is a very beautiful write, and it was well deserving of a first place win! Congratulations to you, as well! This poem is a favorite for me!...You might enjoy my poem titled, "The Castle". Please, read it sometime...Thank you so much for the lovely comments.

  1. Date: 1/31/2014 1:10:00 PM
    Wonderfully done....congratulations

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 9:38:00 AM
    There is such elegance and peace in this beauty !! Lovely work, Debra !! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 9:15:00 AM
    Congrats on a well deserved win! beautiful piece! blessings, Stacey

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 9:00:00 AM
    Now you know why we miss you so much when your not around. You write with the spirit of mystical elegance. So glad to know you here on the interweb as Richard always calls it on Fast and Loud. Congrats. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 1/27/2014 10:55:00 PM
    My heartfelt congratulation on the win, Debra

  1. Date: 1/27/2014 10:27:00 PM
    Congrats on a great win

  1. Date: 1/27/2014 8:56:00 PM
    wow, this is so awesome. I can see how it got first place!!Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 1/27/2014 8:46:00 PM
    love love love it, can't go wrong with a good ghost story, congrats on your big win in my contest Debra

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 2:27:00 PM
    That crystaline knowledge of Stevie Nicks you cant learn in college, it never sticks. But embers of coolness from a summer breeze. These ghost's of tomorrow will eternally please. Peace. :)

    Roberts Avatar Francine Roberts
    Date: 1/27/2014 8:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    your comment is one of the prettiest poems I've read
  1. Date: 1/8/2014 5:52:00 AM
    A spooky atmospheric well written write. very visual.excellent take care best wishes. Pete.

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 8:35:00 AM
    The flow and rhyme in this one is very awesome..I enjoyed reading your ghost tale..If for a contest, reads like winning material to me..Thanks for the visits to my pages during the the past year, your presence there was always encouraging..Sara

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 3:17:00 PM
    Deb fine use of meter here it really sings, especially the last verse. Happy New year to you, may you write many fine poems in the New Year. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 12:42:00 PM
    Debra- thank you for welcoming me and thank you for your comment on my first poem in decades! I hope that life doesn't take me away from writing again..this I have allowed. I love the other-world atmosphere of this poem. I felt hushed while reading it as if I breathed, it would intrude upon the scene! Just beautiful! Barbara boyd

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 6:57:00 AM
    Lovely fantasy, Debra and best wishes for the new year

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 5:57:00 AM
    Debra I too thought of falling snow while reading your poem. This is a keeper !!Love it. Happy New Year. Anne

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 9:13:00 PM
    this poem gives me the sense of falling snow, spreading across the land

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 8:41:00 PM
    This is a masterpiece my friend! I truly loved reading this enlightening and lovely poem this evening! You have written a spectacular piece, you have quite the vision Debra, I love it! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 12/30/2013 8:22:00 PM
    Fabulous. Such nice flow. A great read. Have an awesome New Year.