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Stillness of the night

The glow from window yon beacons me home through I hear not a sound
Stillness is what drifts upon the breeze late into this frosty night
Falling snow whispers silently as it settles gently upon the ground
While the warmth of the flaming hearth promises such a welcome delight
My footsteps mark the freshly fallen snow with the quietness of a mouse
Refreshing stillness envelopes me, leaving only my thought for company
As I make the last few steps on my way into the house

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  1. Date: 1/18/2014 8:54:00 AM
    Peaceful, nice!

  1. Date: 1/8/2014 8:48:00 PM
    Oh my what a lovely gentleness your hearts words share with all to drink them in as they float across the soul with beauty and grace!Absolutely beautiful Donald my sweet friend.:)

    Bennett Avatar Donald J Bennett
    Date: 1/8/2014 9:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Careful you will make this old man blush. Thank you.
  1. Date: 11/24/2013 12:48:00 AM
    Very beautiful Donald, it is quite lovely and could fit some lyrics.

  1. Date: 11/17/2013 11:54:00 PM
    beautiful imagery & memories of snow days... absolutely wonderful.

    Bennett Avatar Donald J Bennett
    Date: 11/18/2013 12:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your kind words Ashley.
  1. Date: 11/4/2013 12:53:00 AM
    You painted this picture so well with your unique words, Donald. I really like your stuff....peter

  1. Date: 10/17/2013 9:13:00 AM
    Donald such a calming, visual picture you paint with your soulful words

  1. Date: 10/4/2013 8:10:00 PM
    Beautifully written, Donald. A very vivid picture you've painted here. Good work, my friend. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 10/4/2013 12:21:00 PM
    You have created a beautiful painting with words, Donald. A lovely, serene read, thank you.

  1. Date: 2/24/2013 5:21:00 AM
    Lovely journey home! :) Great piece. Thanks for sharing, and thank you for your comment on my poem, The Murder of my Heart. Much appreciated! :)

  1. Date: 2/18/2013 9:45:00 PM
    Thank you Donald, for the comment... about your poem:a wonderful and delightful marker you leave, while arriving your destination.. the image you paint, left a note on the mat, welcome home.. always~ LINDA