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The Season Inside

Its beauty yet again plunders me, 
Into magnificent realms that hide
Deep within my every thought
Where I ,like a new tenant, 
Seek comfort to reside
In the warm abodes of Winter.

It has come yet again
With its white painted sky
Like a dripping white towel
Whose waters slowly subside
Like a pain that has been eluded,
Avoided, denied

Its gusts that blow across 
The many prolonging miles 
Bringing all windows to shudder
Like lost whispers and voices
Found and compiled
Into a vague resonance.

Its unmelted snow
That at every corner lies
Lingering for the tepid
Sun of Spring to rise 
To melt away
Like an unwanted memory.

And all that it holds
Is but a fraction that glides
A sheer reflection of the world 
The snow, wind and rain of
The season inside

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  1. Date: 6/12/2010 6:40:00 AM
    Powerful imagery; Congratulations on making it into the first round... God Bless, Dima

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 2:35:00 PM
    Congratulations on making it through the first round of the Poetry Soup contest with two poems. Best wishes in the finals. Karen

  1. Date: 5/4/2010 7:06:00 PM
    Good use of imagery!! Much for the reader to think about in this poem. Wow! Congratulations on your well-deserved feature. Keep on writing. I wish you continued success. Karen

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:47:00 PM
    Farrah~ WOW Congratulations on a terrific featured poem! Love Laura :)

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:21:00 PM
    Congrats on the feature, Farah. Vince

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:19:00 PM
    Congratulations Farah on your worthy poem feature this week. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 4:08:00 PM
    Congrats Farah on your featured poem this week on the Soup... an excellent choice to feature and share... with luv.. from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 10:07:00 AM
    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W. Nutter

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 9:04:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured piece. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 3:41:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup. May you have many more features Farah. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 3:14:00 PM
    Farah~ Such beauty and depth in your words a wonderful written poem! Love Laura :0)

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 7:02:00 AM

  1. Date: 2/23/2010 1:54:00 AM
    Beautiful poem, love Simone

  1. Date: 1/29/2010 10:23:00 PM
    :) Beautiful my friend.. Beautiful :)

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 6:41:00 PM
    This , to me , is a beautifully expressed poem with a sensitive feel that comes across easily . great, Farah.

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 8:15:00 AM
    Splendid, Farah! So well written! Enjoyed reading it. Thank you for your comment...Have agood time...Gert

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 1:11:00 PM
    Farah, this is absolutely beautiful. The rhythm gives it an almost sad fluidity, and the imagery beautifully portrays the oftentimes tumultuous but beautiful depth of human emotion. Favorite line: "In the warm abodes of Winter" Very, very well done. God bless. ~Mahmood

  1. Date: 1/9/2010 12:00:00 AM
    incredible farah, beautiful in every syllable. the flow of your writing sways it's rhythm. I am awed. love, sami.

  1. Date: 12/26/2009 5:28:00 PM
    Farah ~ such a gifted girl you are I always look to read anything new you've written A wonderful job on this beautiful poem! Laura :)

  1. Date: 12/26/2009 10:44:00 AM
    This is very beautiful- there is no winter inside your gentle soul, is there?:) Best wishes, Sara