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Sister Seasons

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Sister Seasons

Summer:
Sunshine-blonde with sapphire eyes,
Cheeks tinged pink by bold sunrise.  
She smiles at noon to light the sky, 
Nudging clouds with gentle sighs.
She wears a gown of mossy lace
With blooming buttons, neatly spaced.   
With ocean heart and river veins,
She seldom cries - she dislikes rain.  
 
Autumn:
Fire-red locks with rose gold eyes
Bright with flecks of fireflies.
She pulls a veil of thunder clouds
Across the sky - a purple shroud.
She wears a robe of flaming beads,
A golden crown of rainbow leaves.
With full moon heart and molten veins,   
She weeps at will - she enjoys rain. 
 
Winter:
Raven mane with silver eyes,
Soft skin pale as milky skies.
She exhales gusts of icy wind;  
Her breath leaves frost on everything.  
She wears a cloak of northern lights
With sunburst jewels carved from ice. 
With clouded heart and frozen veins,
She cannot cry - she freezes rain.
 
Spring:
Amber curls with emerald eyes -
A fickle pair that floods and dries. 
She melts away the ice and snow
And resurrects the sun's warm glow.
She wears a cape of tangled stems,
Of gauzy vines and rosebud gems.  
With honey heart and nectar veins,
She loves to cry - she lives for rain. 

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  1. Date: 12/13/2012 6:20:00 PM
    What a fine write I told you it was wonderful ;) congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 11:48:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Heather. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 8:12:00 AM
    Many congratulations on your win my dear friend, Heather! An amazing write which I greatly enjoyed! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 2:56:00 AM
    Heather congrats on your win, I loved this first time around...David

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 12:41:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Heather love xx

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 10:05:00 PM
    Great poem Heather, definitely readagainable.....Seren

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 8:03:00 PM
    Congratulations Heather… I can see seasons do not pass you by, without you being attentive to their moods. Well written.

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 6:53:00 PM
    You have given each season a life of its own, and we can watch them with joy!! Lovely poem!! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 6:52:00 AM
    wondeful contest entry Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 5:49:00 AM
    This poem takes my breath away Heather...perfect flow...flawless rhythm and meter...love the last lines of each verse - Tim

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 10:00:00 PM
    Heather, that poem you commented to, yes, it is for the personification contest!

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 5:39:00 PM
    You might have exhausted yourself writing this one, so descriptive and full of images. Great work. Good luck. Thnx for visiting!! Jag

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 5:15:00 AM
    Heather they are all very descriptive, my favourite is Spring, very well done..David

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 4:40:00 PM
    I LOVE this. it's the perfect example of personification. You seem to take my point of view in other things. For example, if I were writing of the seasons, I too would portray them much this way and with the hair colors you describe above. This is a WINNER. I am sure.