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Winter Hands

A man’s chilled hands In the depths of darkness... Candle is shining
She approaches him, warming him up inside by holding him close to her. She tells him, “My love for you is stronger than the winter; no frigid air will hold you down and make you weak.” He smiled at her and simply replied, “I know our love is stronger than the freezing days of winter, we can exist in a higher plane and still be warm throughout. We just need to be in close proximity to physically be warm together.” With this she held his hands and he warmed up to be at her level of fire burning inside her.
She warmed his hands Sure melted all the ice off... Candle illumines
Russell Sivey Entrant into Debbie Guzzi's "Mix It Up" contest 1/13/2013

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  1. Date: 2/9/2013 5:25:00 PM
    I love the way you have crafted this haibun. I can't wait to see the one you write for spring. I like your brevity filled with vivid images.

  1. Date: 2/9/2013 7:34:00 AM
    Very passionate work that is in the winners' list..Congrats ...Sara

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 10:51:00 AM
    Russell, Congratulations on your winning "mixed up poem." Have yourself a nice day~ :-) xox~PD

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 12:48:00 PM romantic !!! A heart and body warms to the touches of romance, even if just reading them. Enjoyed the read and congrats !!

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 4:12:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement Russell xx

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 7:09:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win are a true romantic! Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 6:40:00 PM
    Russell wonderfully written. Congrats on your win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 4:58:00 PM
    Well done Russell, I enjoyed this piece!

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 2:47:00 PM
    Russ please put the cut marker in the 2 haiku -- to indicate where the juxtaposition is HUGS Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:06:00 PM
    Very sexy poem, Russell. I love it! So enjoyed :) Good luck in the contest!!

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 2:56:00 PM
    nicely done. I have to really think about this kind of poetry if I do it!!

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 2:48:00 PM
    Thanks for the entry Russ SOUP MAIL [ I reviewed what i posted as an example and it was totally my fault Russ, I shouldn't have used that example]

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 10:07:00 AM
    great entry, my friend - I can't think of anything for this contest yet

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 12:09:00 AM
    I simply adore this poem in every regard