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Winter's Memory

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Winter's Memory

Winter’s Memory Winter’s memory unfolds Through spring days that still grow cold Through petals already in bloom That holds onto a snowflake or two Winter’s memory still rests Upon Robins still hibernating in their nests Upon the burnt embers that remain on the ground From past flames that spring raindrops had drowned Winter’s memory is shown Through nature’s cycle still not fully grown Mother Nature’s way of inviting the winter season To come back for a reason Winter’s memory remains In snowflakes transformed into spring rain That created a window that fogged from a season once there That still left its chill in the air

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  1. Date: 2/8/2013 4:09:00 PM

    this is a very well crafted poem, Gail. I love how you worked burnt embers into this one. Was it a model for your contest? Love this.

  1. Date: 2/8/2013 12:55:00 PM

    Beautiful Gail and perfect for today--you're so right. we're supposed to get buried--not to far away from you in southern NH--oh well--it is after all New England--stay safe my dear!

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 10:59:00 AM

    When winter has been cold and long I sing a spring song ............ beautiful Gail! - Have a nice day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 4:48:00 AM

    Rich poetry Gail. most of your poems are like flowing verses with lovely refrains. wonderful work.

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 4:04:00 AM

    Beutifully done, the 'winters memory' refrain starting each verse...also thank you SO much for thinking enough of my 'Scars' poem to place it among the winners in your contest...have a wonderful day - Tim

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 1:32:00 AM

    Hi Gail winter will soon be gone but this poem will stay in my favs loved it, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 1:46:00 PM

    beautiful write, as always, Gail

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 9:04:00 PM

    Soon winter will be a distant memory Gail, but until then, we might as well enjoy the snow flakes and all, nice poetry Gail, sending you a big hug, xxx

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 7:54:00 PM

    Great work!

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 5:36:00 PM

    captivating piece i truly can say i enjoyed this from beginning to end

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 4:13:00 PM

    Loved it. Every word.....

  1. Date: 2/5/2013 3:55:00 PM

    This is a special seasonal write my friend! I loved reading this fantastic poem this afternoon! What a delightful piece, a truly wondrous poem, Great Work!!