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Winters Blanket

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Winters Blanket

Glistening, the flakes came down,
Landed and they drifted;
Sticking to the frozen ground,
Like powdered sugar sifted.

Covering the dirt, the trash,
Hiding things distressed;
Consuming gently, as if with ash,
And frigidly caressed.

Winters blanket covered all,
Calming noises to a hush;
Ceaselessly the flakes did fall,
No thing or one untouched.

The fire low and almost out,
Searching for more wood;
North and South she would doubt,
Walked further that she should.

Searchers called to no reply,
Their voices raw and hoarse;
Shouts echoed off the ruthless sky, 
For the girl who’d gone off course.

Winter's blanket charms the eye,
Frosting limbs and hills;
Goodness, beauty does imply,
But carelessly it chills.

Luke Irwin

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  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:10:00 PM
    This is your first poem. I just had to read it. I enjoyed it very much. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 10:20:00 AM
    Good poem, very nice imagery... Congrats on your win... Terry (& thanks for your kind comments)

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 12:20:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Gail Angel's "Winter's Blanket" contest Luke. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 8:31:00 AM
    Wow, nice! congrats..this took a turn right in the middle that really was unexpected. BG

  1. Date: 11/30/2012 1:25:00 AM
    Big Congratulations on this wonderful write Luke xx

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:48:00 PM
    Luke, congratulations with your "winters blanket" poem. A very Good and comforting image in Gail's contest. Goodnight~ always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 6:47:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 5:57:00 PM
    I certainly do appreciate all of your kind words. Thanks very much!

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 5:41:00 PM
    Congrats on your win. Connie

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 5:14:00 PM
    Very sad outcome here but great win. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 5:05:00 PM
    Congrats on your awesome win..Sara

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 5:51:00 PM
    Another excellent piece. I am sure you will do well in the contest.

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 4:34:00 AM
    wonderful poem, should go well in the contest, good luc

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 7:31:00 PM
    Simply a beautiful verse. I really enjoyed reading all of your poetry posted on here. Keep up the sensational work! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 2:30:00 PM
    Nice, like where you took it! Good luck in the contest! :) Tanya

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 9:26:00 PM
    Good poem, it is sure to do well. Although it seems almost broken in half. The first half is one scene that jumps to a second related scene in the second half. I liked the concept. Something that seems to cure ills actually contributes to them. Good luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 1:28:00 PM
    Luke, a very well written poem for this contest, I hope your poem will win. - Good luck. - - Have a wonderful week. - - oxox / / Anne-Lise ::

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 3:25:00 PM
    wonderful write Luke,welcome to the soup,enjoyed reading your first poem here,you are gonne enjoy this site it's a blast

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 1:02:00 PM
    WOW! I picture it exactly this way, Luke. Well said.