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Winter's Skin

Winter spreads silver skin over lake blood, weaving the shores together in a smooth, crystal scab

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  1. Date: 5/8/2013 12:54:00 PM
    And I hope your new job is going well...Don't over-work yourself now. I know what that mental and physical exhaustion feels like for sure. Right around the first of August, I'll start working 7 days a week for 12-36 hours at a time, and won't have a day off until the end of November...if I post during that time, it's likely to be some weird stuff...ha

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 12:50:00 PM
    Hey, I guess I've missed this one...I like it a lot...How did this not make the winner's list? Did you not enter it?...The image is cold and bloody...I'll never look at ice the same way..haha...I'll just be thinking of tearing off that crystal scab..ha...ok that's kinda gross.

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 4:41:00 AM
    very good

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 11:20:00 PM
    Sorry this one is not on the winners list. I had really liked it, Heather.

  1. Date: 2/4/2013 2:17:00 PM
    for sheer imagery,, this beat them all,,, wonderful poetry,,,

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 6:49:00 PM
    Beautiful Imagery in this Kimo Heather.Enjoyed the read.Thanks for your inspiring words at my poem.

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 2:52:00 PM
    Very descriptive and creative work describing winter..Sara

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:34:00 AM
    A very good entry Hesther

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 4:33:00 PM
    Nicely done with good imagery, Heather, good luck in the contest:) Jag

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 2:19:00 PM
    Absolutely beautiful poem, I love this poem. Nicely done poet

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 12:38:00 PM
    Kinda morbid... but kinda good (which 'kinda'? 'very', of course)... Terry (nice work)

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 11:10:00 AM
    Nicely done!!!! Can you please read my poem thanks

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 7:24:00 PM
    This is very good Heather! I really enjoyed reading this awesome poem this evening! What a harmonious piece! You've painted a wonderful winter scene with this poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 7:22:00 PM
    wow. Such imagery!!! I am interested why you chose "blood" for the lake? WEre you imagining a red sunset above it?