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Snow Day

I gaze out of my window and I see
Like shredded wings of angels in distress
The snow is falling, in enormous flakes!
An hour of gentle snow is all it takes
To clothe my garden in her wedding dress.

I love the snow when it is deep and fresh!
It renders clear the shouts of children’s play
Now ev'rything is shining, clean and white.
Snow deadens all the din of normal life … 
And yet I’m glad to see it melt away!

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  1. Date: 2/2/2012 8:03:00 AM
    Yes,out my window I can see all that today. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 12/19/2011 11:59:00 AM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Frances. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 7:19:00 PM
    You said it all very nicely. Winter wears out his welcome early here. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 6:25:00 PM
    congrats to you Frances on your descript of winter and associated feelings in this HM

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 5:20:00 PM
    Really nice describing the garden as clothed by a wedding dress. I quite enjoyed reading this one, Frances. Congratulations. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 4:24:00 PM
    Congrats Frances on your HM in Carol's cool contest with this lovely entry for welcoming Winter ... enjoy your special honor this happy Sunday with luv..

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 2:49:00 PM
    "Congratulations on your worthy poem's recognition in Carol's inspiring contest, Frances." Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 2:48:00 PM
    Congratulations on this honorable mention in the contest, FraNCES

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 2:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on your success in Carol's contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 1:55:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in my "Welcoming Winter"contest Frances. Love, Carol 11/28/2010

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 9:41:00 AM
    They said we would get snow today at 1pm but I don't think it is coming. It is 51.3 degrees now. and sunny. bummer.

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 8:36:00 AM
    It sounds lovely yes! However, I'm sure springtime will be a welcome sight! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 8:16:00 AM
    Very nice poem...enjoyed...We haven't had any snow this year yet...they are calling for a little tonight....Marty

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 6:54:00 AM
    WWWWWOW! I love this piece, Frances!!! Excellent..terrific!! It goes to my favs! What a beauty! I can't chose just one line...everyone is amazing! I hope your 2010 is like your poetry: wonderful! : ) My best wishes. Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/7/2010 6:29:00 AM
    I love the poem but I hate the snow! me being from England too I just hate the weather this year, it makes me sick to my teeth lol NICE poem though it flowed well and I enjoyed it.