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a Snowflake passed this way re write

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a Snowflake passed this way re write

Fragile is the mind
That has lost a friend
Fragile too is the snowflake
Seeking sanctuary on my window sill
Both are anonymous to the world

Fragile is the dreamer
Who knows the snowflake well?
Pure as an angels tear
Complex as the heavens above

For Within its crystal, there is a mirror
Where footprints lead me down 
A snowy lover’s lane
To that first kiss

Oblivious to winter’s chill
She held my dreams
Warmed my passion
And whispered the words
That only lovers can hear.

And in the virgin snow
I proclaimed to the night
I love you
As the snow melted into tears upon her face

Fragile was the time we were given
And fragile is the youth 
That remembers the girl
That loved him so tender
in the cold of yesterday

Fragile are the Angels
 that dance for love
In snowflake dresses
Swirling their magic
Ever knowing that spring 
Would chase their dance away

Fragile is the life
Searching for answers
Sharing a snowflakes fate
Brothers of nature
Beautiful and Unique

Born to melt away
In the heat of time
For it is an honour to know a life that others did not
A memory born special to me

Fragile too are we who love this life
Whose lives are touched by those we meet
Who gather the things that make us complete
Friends and Snowflake memories
My happiness in this fragile life


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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 5:19:00 PM
    So much beauty in every word Steven I have been missing your poetry, glad I stopped in to read this, I much enjoyed the verse, have a great evening and keep writing, xxxVie

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 2:52:00 PM
    Loved it, it's made its way to my favourite poem list!!! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful piece with us. Keep up the good work.

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 2:13:00 PM
    yes, happiness can be very fragile, yet as pristine as the complex snowflake. Lovely poem, Steven. Hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 2:07:00 PM
    lovely verse!