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The Snowflake

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The Snowflake

Young love is pure - like snow when fallen new -
and always I’ll recall one wondrous day!
Through dawn, soft powder fell; clouds lingered grey
until mid-morning. Splendid sun shone through
the gloom, and sky turned periwinkle blue!
Excited, we ran laughing, out to play
in snow, which all around us brightly lay.
But never did I guess what would ensue. . .

You chased me, until breathless, we both dropped
onto a blanket of sheer white, and then
a snowflake touched my mouth. Your fingertips
began to trace its shape, until you stopped. . .
Your gaze became intense, and that is when
you bent to kiss the snowflake from my lips.


For John Freeman's
Give Me Your Best Shot!!!!!! Poetry Contest




OR Horses & Snowflakes








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  1. Date: 3/23/2013 9:21:00 AM

    beautiful poem, well written. In such a windy and snowy day, reading this piece just completes my relaxation. What a poem!

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 6:15:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Moses' "Give Me Your Best Shot" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/15/2011 11:36:00 AM

    Congratulations on your third place win with this amazing write! Lori

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 6:22:00 AM

    Congratulations on the win in the contest of John Freeman, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 2:13:00 AM

    Congratulations Andrea on your win.It's a great honour to share the 3rd place with you.

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 1:07:00 AM

    whoot, andie... breathtaking!.. a write that enchants .. super congrats on your big, sweet win.. :) huggs!

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 10:31:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win. - JH

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 9:00:00 PM

    Congrats. Andrea on a lovely romantic write. Hugs,vie

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 7:46:00 PM

    Oh I like this. So young and carefree . Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 5:44:00 PM

    congrats on your win in the contest. How you been? cory

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 5:39:00 PM

    Bretty good best shot, Andrea, your imagery of yong love and new fallen snow. Congratulations on a worthy third. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 12/16/2010 5:01:00 PM

    Absolute perfection so glad you included it in my card. I'm fav..ing it & 7 ing it! You really out did yourself! Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/11/2010 7:24:00 AM

    just dropping by here to say a sneaky quick hi :) how have you been lately? :D hugs to you! :)

  1. Date: 11/2/2010 6:06:00 AM

    See I was right - well done !

  1. Date: 10/30/2010 9:47:00 AM

    Congratulations on your third place win with this wonderful write, I truly enjoyed the read. Caryl

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 11:43:00 PM

    Heartfelt congratulations on your 3rd place, Andrea. It's such a lovely Italian Sonnet written with passion and romantic persuasion. This is another achievement added to your glories. I have appreciated your kind comments on my poetry. Have a great day and smile! Love and hugs, Andrew.

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 12:54:00 PM

    what a truly romantic poem, congrats on your win in the contest with this lovely piece Andrea

  1. Date: 10/27/2010 7:01:00 AM

    Beautiful and dreamy Andrea. It made this Highlander sigh. Congratulation's on your win >> James

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 9:07:00 PM

    Wow Andrea. Loved the emotions. Many congratulations for this win.

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 3:22:00 PM

    Congrats Andrea on your big win in Constance's contest with this unique and creative entry my friend.. enjoyed the flavor luv.. enjoy your win..

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 2:58:00 PM

    Such a wonderful story of young love, Andrea. Congratulations on your well-deserved win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 2:27:00 PM

    Congrats on your well desered win.Teresa

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 12:55:00 PM

    Lovely and different. Congratulations Andrea. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 12:35:00 PM

    Romantic and sweet poem of a snowflake!! No need to ride a horse for this winner!! LOL ! Congrats!

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 12:34:00 PM

    Congratulations on this well deserved win, andrea

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 12:10:00 PM

    Congratulations Andrea on your win in Constance~The Rambling Poet's contest "Horses and Snowflakes". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 7:39:00 AM

    How lovely! A real beauty in expression and verse, Andrea. You are most certainly one of my favourites with your expressive pen! My grandson Tom is only five, but he seems wise beyond his years, and is a joy to have around. The 'bingo' callers refer to the number 8 as a 'fat lady' here in the UK, Andrea hicky

  1. Date: 10/21/2010 10:52:00 AM

    The tender moment of that kiss. You feel the fun and then the passion in this write. Good one. God Bless Phyl

  1. Date: 10/15/2010 5:15:00 PM

    This is a good one, best of luck in the contest! Thanks for the comment on "Midlife Memory" a senyru. Am trying my hand at other forms of poetry of late and finally 'get' metre, iambic pentameter ...a sonnet is next on the agenda. Will always do haiku, senyru and tanka but want to branch out, see what else I can do! lol

  1. Date: 10/15/2010 5:33:00 AM

    Quite, quite beautiful, this one is destined for the top of the class - good luck in the contest

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