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Catching Snowflakes

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Catching Snowflakes

Specks of crystallized water float down from the somber sky,
touching the nameless buildings in multicolored lands.
Innocent eyes watch with a fragile awe
this blinding sheet of heavenly white sands.

A moist tongue hesitantly reaches out
to feel the melting sweetness of new born snow.
The feathery flakes brush pure eyelashes,
only to vanish in the human's warm glow.

Frozen lips laugh with a child's delight,
as heaven sends down its delicate toy.
The patterns upon the icy snowdrops
build the inner walls of childhood joy.

Fragile flakes collect upon human gloves,
their beauty lasting for just a breath.
But the wonder they give to this cold world
surpasses the sorrow of winter's death.

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  1. Date: 11/5/2009 2:21:00 PM
    Congratulations Angie, lovely poem. Pam

  1. Date: 11/5/2009 3:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Constance's Let it Snow Contest Angie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/4/2009 8:02:00 PM
    Congratulations Angie on your win n the Let It Snow contest... luv this write.. keep at it.... I am happy to share the same stage with u as an honorable mention... enjoy your moment.. Linda-Marie, Poetess Extraordinaire' and Poetry Soup "Sweetheart" per HGarvey Daniel Esquire...

  1. Date: 11/4/2009 7:21:00 PM
    Comngratulations on winning with this lovely poem. Joyce

  1. Date: 11/4/2009 6:05:00 PM
    Nice use of imagery and rhyme for a creative view. Congratulations on being one of the winners in the Let It Snow contest. Enjoy your honor. Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 10/21/2009 2:07:00 PM
    Snow is a rare thing here. It is beautiful but causes mucho problems here. Love the write. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 10/21/2009 12:09:00 PM
    Beautiful and so soft Angie. A ~~~Magnificent~~~poem. I truly enjoyed reading it.Love, Carol