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Winter Scene

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Winter Scene

Saplings struggle in a sea of snow
Naked limbs beat the sky
Like a tired swimmer in an undertow
Or, like fledglings learning how to fly

Nearby trees lurk in the evening gloom
Their shadowed shapes in hiding
Like Death waiting for an empty tomb
Or, like friends furtively confiding

Soon rocks and trees will find the night
When day is finally done
But even in darkness, snow is white
And morning brings the sun

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  1. Date: 3/14/2010 10:09:00 AM
    beautiful write indeed. incredible imagery as I see this scene before my eyes - I am a winter girl and loved it. how kind of you to stop by with such a beautiful comment an congrats on my feature. sincerely appreciated more than you know. hope life is good. love, shar

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 12:53:00 PM
    Interesting perspective in this poem. Nice use of personification and rhyme. Keep on writing! Thank you for your kind comment. Have a good weekend. Karen

  1. Date: 1/29/2009 2:46:00 PM
    I enjoyed the picture you create here, Steven. I especially liked, "Saplings struggle in a sea of snow". Nicely done. Donna G.