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Safe Within

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Below is the poem entitled Safe Within which was written by poet Debbie Guzzi. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Safe Within

The fireplace is warmed with wood
the oven smells of all things good
and Mother's all begin to spin
making costumes, second skins
while flying ghost cry, misunderstood.

The howl of wind through withered wood
the stalwart stand of fir withstood
the comforters crocheted within
warm the grand children's spindly shins
as Grandma reads Red Riding Hood

Pine cones snap, as fired they should
and scent the sitting room for good
The table's set supper will begin
the Wolf rubs his chinny-chin-chin
and all is well in Autumn's wood.

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  1. Date: 10/19/2012 7:10:00 AM
    Thanking you today for your comments on my writing Debbie. I hope you have a very pleasant weekend and I wish to see more of your work next week. Love, Carol XXXX

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 7:22:00 AM
    Debbie- This is perfecto -- costumes/ovens all that stuff that scared the heck out of me as a kid. Kings sounds great - breakfast/lunch?. 12:00 o'clock? Meet you at the door? love, Kathy

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 3:42:00 PM
    This sounds like a show mu husband like called Grimm, with Red Riding Hood etc. Like the quintella.

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 10/8/2012 3:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    YEAH!!! I bet it's already permeated me! LOL That and Once Upon A Time! First time with the form, I didn't chose great end rhyme words they were too restrictive..oh well I'll try again!
  1. Date: 10/8/2012 2:59:00 PM
    another wonderful gem, from you Debbie, another world, and sound better than this one...

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 2:55:00 PM
    this is a cool form, this quintella. Dont' believe I tried one yet. I like how it went along with the REd riding hood story that was being read to them! Nice.

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 2:55:00 PM
    cute ending, Debbie. Perfect poem as Halloween approaches and mothers everywhere are preparing for that ghostly night, hugs, Catie :)