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Winter's Blanket

The winter Queen has arrived
Silent and soft and slow and divine
Slowly thru icy breath she whispers
As her silver garments open wide
Miracles appear swirling free
As tiny angels dancing above
Softly drifting to the ground
On the wall and rooftops
Window ledges and branches bare
Tiny crystal flowers bloom
As she spreads her blanket around
Tinkling and glittering they enter
Frigid human lonely hearts
And like wild butterflies
The warmth flutter again
As each flake a beautiful dream weave
In the white tapestry of life


08/11/12
By Tahera Mannan


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  1. Date: 12/4/2012 12:31:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win in Gail Angel's "Winter's Blanket" contest Tahera. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 2:34:00 PM

    Tahera, this poem is perfectly stunning with its personification of winter's queen...thru icy breath she whispers and tiny crystal flowers blooming are such strong images of a fairy tale like winter...I have to see what place this one received, bc in my opinion it is one of the very best! Awesome writing! gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 1:44:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning place Tahera xx

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:52:00 PM

    Tahera, congratulations with your "winter's blanket" poem. A very Good and comforting image in Gail's contest. Goodnight~ always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 6:01:00 PM

    Congrats on your win. Connie

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 3:55:00 PM

    Magnificent is the only thing I could think of when I read this poem Tahera!!! Superb writing. Anne

    Mannan Avatar Tahera Mannan
    Date: 11/26/2012 9:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Anne, it meant a lot
  1. Date: 11/11/2012 3:49:00 PM

    beautiful~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 11:15:00 AM

    wow, you did a beautiful job with the challenge. I hope to get my entry up soon. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 9:06:00 AM

    Beautiful Tahera, a wonderful picture you paint...

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 10:42:00 PM

    A beautifully woven poem you have written. It springs to life as it is being read.

    Mannan Avatar Tahera Mannan
    Date: 11/10/2012 6:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Jon
  1. Date: 11/8/2012 3:29:00 PM

    Oh off to my fav's lovely imagery! Light & Love

    Mannan Avatar Tahera Mannan
    Date: 11/10/2012 6:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Deb.
  1. Date: 11/8/2012 1:24:00 PM

    The descriptiveness in this one was excellent..I am glad that I chose this one to read this afternoon..It was expertly written..Thanks for dropping by..Sara

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 9:25:00 AM

    wonderful and nice write of Winter...thank you Tahera for sharing your lovely work...ENJOYED !!!! <3<3<3 SK