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The Windswept

...With time, she felt a deepening sense of regret, a loneliness of heart. It was as if she had 
accepted this building pain as her destiny. Whenever she spoke of the adoption, in her voice 
was this seemingly self-tasked penance. 

In analogy, it reminded him of when he once stood on a hilltop - mesmerized while staring at a 
fence after a summer's pouring rain.

Something forlorn of song was left in the air... 

Heard were mystic cries for the windswept; a conjuring loosed by the storm's now empty 
tailing winds that went rushing thru and by the long weathered pickets of a lonely snow fence. 

Gleaned were the eerie sounds of souls that stood in phalanx, waiting for the cold, cold 
company charged to all's every winter's keep.... 

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  1. Date: 3/26/2011 4:55:00 PM
    very discriptive write, you could label it narrative, or verse Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/3/2011 6:37:00 AM
    I am enjoying reading the many diverse poems written by the many wonderful poets writing and sharing here at PoetrySoup today. I am happy that yours was among the ones I had the pleasure to read Dave. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/2/2011 2:50:00 PM
    Nice narrative with meaningful expressions, dave