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Of A Still Winter's Morn

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Of A Still Winter's Morn

In stillness of a winter morn, A carriage passed me by, Treading a path old and worn, Upon it's wheels sore and dry; The air about had a listlessness, I heard no other noise Than the passing hooves of a steed, And my inner voice... No birds in trees about that house Whose porch I sat-in, ever spoke Early in that break of dawn, So I looked when the silence broke: A little distance away, and it Crawled to an awkward halt; The horse, giving a plunge in the air, Jerked and fumed in water and salt. Out came a lady old-- Worn as the wearied wheel-- Followed by the silken robes Of a beauty most surreal. In all youth then, i never saw A maiden so fair and pure; I watched in awe as the women both, Approached at my door. In ecstasy beheld my heart The temple of this Moon Shrouded by her hair, like night Working up a rune. Smiling, bowing graciously Like simmering warmth in the cold, She spoke to ask which way led To the house of(a name she told)... Still in awe, I arranged for chairs For my visitors to sit; Over cheerful cups of tea, I told what place was it. And before, they took my leave, I thought i had to say, ''Do stop-by this place Once more on thy way'': Those eyes passed a lively glance, As if to say, ''I will'', She finally left on her way And left me standing still... Bright was the day, and the next ones too-- I rested for the Dame: Spring and summer, winter came But she never came...

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  1. Date: 12/22/2011 6:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super placement in Sidney~LeeAnn's "Picture Frame~moment" contest Akash. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/12/2011 10:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Frank's "A History Of One Day" contest Akash. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/10/2011 10:41:00 AM
    AKASH congratulations in FRANK'S contest, have a wonderful day,..p.s.

  1. Date: 12/10/2011 9:01:00 AM
    A lovely poem, Akash! Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 12/10/2011 8:47:00 AM
    Wonderful story you have penned here Akash.Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 12/10/2011 6:27:00 AM
    such lovely meter and charming verse...Soup Mail Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/10/2011 5:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win. What a day x

  1. Date: 11/30/2011 10:36:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in P. D.'s "first love poem (on the soup)" contest Akash. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 11:08:00 PM
    oh,my goodness. she never came back. How sad. it was a very interesting read and I was hoping to see something good happen in the end! Congrats, this was one of the best poems on the list!

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 10:58:00 PM
    A shame. Sounds like a love story in the making. Congratulations

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 10:05:00 PM
    AKASH,.. Congratulations on your wonderful win, IN MY "first love poem on the soup" CONTEST* I would also like to thank you for the support. Take care, and have yourself a great night,. ;-) ~p.d.