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Adorned in silky taffeta she strides,
cool, crisp, and confident.
With delicate lacy trim she glides,
a snobby sophisticated countenance
behind which a volatile temper hides.
Once quiet and sultry,
now chilling and unpredictable she chides;
burning cold upon her breath
and breast where nature’s wrath resides.
We’ve seen her dance before—
our tempestuous winter bride.

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  1. Date: 1/19/2015 6:18:00 PM
    Craig.. Masterful winner, perfectly personified write my friend!

  1. Date: 1/18/2015 5:13:00 PM
    excellent personification. but that is what I would expect from you, Craig. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 1/18/2015 1:24:00 PM
    well won there Craig ,loved this write

  1. Date: 1/18/2015 9:54:00 AM
    Wicked witch of Winter! Love it, Craig. Congrats on your well-deserved win. Sandra

  1. Date: 1/18/2015 3:12:00 AM
    tempestuous winter bride/ Ha what an imagery Craig! Love and congrats on win>>>rajat

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 7:37:00 PM
    Splendid write Craig congrats on your win xxxx

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 7:18:00 PM
    Cool, crisp and confident, chilling cold and Awesome of course. I love the way she creeps up and glides through the breathtaking imagery on here. Love Linda

  1. Date: 1/17/2015 7:14:00 PM
    Hola Craig, Congratulations, on your awesome Winter Top Win:) I super love and enjoyed all poems, some more than others. Anyways, this was XOOL and had Winter written all over. Stop by my latest blog "Winter Rose" if you'd like. Have fun, reading any poem on my list. Always & Forever ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 11:40:00 AM
    Lovely personification! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/25/2013 4:56:00 AM
    this is a very cleverly written poem, perfectly worded (and punctuated!), great use of personification in your depiction of winter, congrats :)

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 6:10:00 PM
    Congratulations Craig....another wonderful win for you....:-)

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 9:05:00 PM
    CRAIG, CONGRATULATIONS!!! , Picture awesome Perfect. LOVE ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 8:03:00 PM
    nice winning poem....PD

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 3:05:00 PM
    This was exactly what I had asked for: a well crafted poem that used imagery to create a picture. And you chose well to use personification for the form! Congratulations on your win, Craig. You are making it on my lists almost every time!

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 2:49:00 PM
    Congrats on your well deserved win,Craig..

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 2:46:00 PM
    Ahh...what a sassy description of mother nature in her dress of winter-white !! Loved it !! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 12:10:00 PM
    Great poem congrats.

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 5:46:00 PM
    Craig, ha... good image and comparison.. xox~pd