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Summer's Snow

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Summer's Snow

Heart's memory of sun grows fainter, 
What now? Darkness? 
Perhaps! This very night unfolds 
the winter. 
-- Anna Akhmatova

I remember the summer
of yesterdays, folded neatly
like little leaves just waking up to life.

Ours were colored, all the days
hanging together on one twig,
glistening amidst the morning dew
like love's own eyes waking
beneath the passion of dawn.

The redness, so we thought,
could never fade to colder days,
nor leave us chafed from winter's wind.
We were the only breath of air 
shared within the expansion of dreams.

We never dreamt of sunset skies,
yet, we watch it now, fading slowly
across the horizon of night's rise,
questioning eye's own darkness,
wondering, what does the truth behold?


poet destroyer's any poem contest
12/02/2012
Sandra Adams

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  1. Date: 11/20/2013 12:57:00 PM
    Well done and congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 3:43:00 PM
    I always read your poems at least three times to take them all in...This is absolutely exquisitely written my friend, it reminds me of one of my favorite poems 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' by Robert Frost (It's that good) Congratulations - Tim

  1. Date: 11/18/2013 9:51:00 AM
    great write and win Sandra....congrats

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 10:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on the fine win, Sandra

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 6:36:00 PM
    Congrats on a great win Sandra. (: ) Jenish.

    Adams Avatar Sandra Adams
    Date: 11/17/2013 6:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Jenish :)
  1. Date: 11/17/2013 3:54:00 PM
    Sandra, . Congratulation, Thank you for the fine win..... Sending hugs: -) Thank you for the support. always~ LINDA

    Adams Avatar Sandra Adams
    Date: 11/17/2013 6:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Linda...and thank you for hosting this contest :) hugs
  1. Date: 4/19/2013 6:53:00 AM
    - I hope that we do not get snow in the summer ... we have had more than enough in winter - a very good poem. - Nice and see your face again Sandra - Hope all is well with you - Have a lovely weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Adams Avatar Sandra Adams
    Date: 11/17/2013 6:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 12/11/2012 4:31:00 PM
    Gorgeous Piece! Have a great week Sandra.

    Adams Avatar Sandra Adams
    Date: 12/14/2012 6:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you...hope you have an awesome weekend!
  1. Date: 12/5/2012 5:16:00 AM
    Amazing write. Beautiful poem. Enjoyed . Tfs

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 12:16:00 PM
    Beautiful poem dear Sandra."shared within the expansion of dreams.." I just love that line my friend:) Hope you`re well over there.Hugs~Arild

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 4:33:00 AM
    dear Sandra,,,luv reading your amazing work...delighted my day...thank you so much...wishing you all the best...luv and hug :) SK <3<3<3