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The Season Inside

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The Season Inside

Its beauty yet again plunders me, 
Into magnificent realms that hide
Deep within my every thought
Where I ,like a new tenant, 
Seek comfort to reside
In the warm abodes of Winter.

It has come yet again
With its white painted sky
Like a dripping white towel
Whose waters slowly subside
Like a pain that has been eluded,
Avoided, denied

Its gusts that blow across 
The many prolonging miles 
Bringing all windows to shudder
Like lost whispers and voices
Found and compiled
Into a vague resonance.

Its unmelted snow
That at every corner lies
Lingering for the tepid
Sun of Spring to rise 
To melt away
Like an unwanted memory.

And all that it holds
Is but a fraction that glides
Within,
A sheer reflection of the world 
Outside
The snow, wind and rain of
The season inside

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  1. Date: 6/12/2010 6:40:00 AM

    Powerful imagery; Congratulations on making it into the first round... God Bless, Dima

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 2:35:00 PM

    Congratulations on making it through the first round of the Poetry Soup contest with two poems. Best wishes in the finals. Karen

  1. Date: 5/4/2010 7:06:00 PM

    Good use of imagery!! Much for the reader to think about in this poem. Wow! Congratulations on your well-deserved feature. Keep on writing. I wish you continued success. Karen

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:47:00 PM

    Farrah~ WOW Congratulations on a terrific featured poem! Love Laura :)

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:21:00 PM

    Congrats on the feature, Farah. Vince

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:19:00 PM

    Congratulations Farah on your worthy poem feature this week. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 4:08:00 PM

    Congrats Farah on your featured poem this week on the Soup... an excellent choice to feature and share... with luv.. from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 10:07:00 AM

    Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. A. W. Nutter www.freewebs.com/abcedit

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 9:04:00 AM

    Many congrats on your featured piece. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 3:41:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup. May you have many more features Farah. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 3/11/2010 3:14:00 PM

    Farah~ Such beauty and depth in your words a wonderful written poem! Love Laura :0)

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 7:02:00 AM

    excellent!

  1. Date: 2/23/2010 1:54:00 AM

    Beautiful poem, love Simone

  1. Date: 1/29/2010 10:23:00 PM

    :) Beautiful my friend.. Beautiful :)

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 6:41:00 PM

    This , to me , is a beautifully expressed poem with a sensitive feel that comes across easily . great, Farah.

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 8:15:00 AM

    Splendid, Farah! So well written! Enjoyed reading it. Thank you for your comment...Have agood time...Gert

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 1:11:00 PM

    Farah, this is absolutely beautiful. The rhythm gives it an almost sad fluidity, and the imagery beautifully portrays the oftentimes tumultuous but beautiful depth of human emotion. Favorite line: "In the warm abodes of Winter" Very, very well done. God bless. ~Mahmood

  1. Date: 1/9/2010 12:00:00 AM

    incredible farah, beautiful in every syllable. the flow of your writing sways it's rhythm. I am awed. love, sami.

  1. Date: 12/26/2009 5:28:00 PM

    Farah ~ such a gifted girl you are I always look to read anything new you've written A wonderful job on this beautiful poem! Laura :)

  1. Date: 12/26/2009 10:44:00 AM

    This is very beautiful- there is no winter inside your gentle soul, is there?:) Best wishes, Sara

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 7:37:00 AM

    a beautiful you have here... l\each line filled with so much creativity and love for the art of writing. Enjoyed this poetry and enjoy your day. :)

  1. Date: 12/19/2009 12:57:00 AM

    The word "beautiful" does not begin to describe your lovely poem. This word is like your "tepid sun of Spring" - it has only begun to do it's work. Thank you Farah.

  1. Date: 12/19/2009 12:54:00 AM

    Picturesque poetry Farah,lovely phrasing,full of inner poems.Rgds Brian & thank for your kind words and comments.May your talent blossom in new directions in 2010

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 12:10:00 PM

    Thought provoking poem with good imagery. Your talent shines in this poem. I say bring on spring! Unfortunately, I've got awhile to wait here in North Dakota. Hope all is going well with you. Thank you for your kind comments. Karen

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 10:52:00 AM

    Wow, I like your perspective on winter, Farah! It seems as though you enjoy the cold weather as much as I do and you describe the feelings that accompany the seasons so well. Indeed, it is a "season inside" that is reflected in your words. Can't wait to head North and join you in the "warm abodes of Winter." Excellent writing! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 10:43:00 AM

    poetic perfection!!!this piece speeks of one being within ones self in a very beautful way. it is artistic and precise with your choice of words. my compliments. John Henry Loving III

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 5:30:00 AM

    Really enjoyed this read especially the last stanza. Excellent write. A. W. Nutter www.freewebs.com/abcedit

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 4:40:00 AM

    Farah Thank you for sharing your work. This wintry scene embraces life's beauty and discomfort bound together in a wonderful way. Thanks for sharing. Thanks for your comment, too. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 4:22:00 AM

    Farah, nobody does landscapes like you ... they are like existential metaphors, and exalt you poems to a readers delight.

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 4:00:00 AM

    Great write in this one. I love the metaphoric use in comparing winter to the emotions of the heart. Keep the magical and creative pen flowing. Sara