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A Winter Night

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A Winter Night

When I've seen so, so many
How can this winter night be so new
And when these times should be so plenty
How is it that they seem so few
And how quickly they flew.

Here, I must seem very strange
To be spied in the midst of the snow -
The chairs of summer rearranged
To watch the landscape change and grow -
The final days of autumn go.

The snow with soft muted sound
Gently coats each forest limb
And with stroke of white upon the ground
While lightly o're the pond it skims
Like scenes described in yuletide hymns.

This winter night I wish could share
The warmth it hides in midst of cold
Like wishes in a silent prayer
And secrets of the ages told
As all in peace it now enfolds.


Written Nov. 19, 2013

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  1. Date: 12/24/2013 12:25:00 AM
    Really like your poem, Craig. Would have rated it higher. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 12/23/2013 6:26:00 AM
    wonderful Craig great flow 7 congrats on win "season's greetings" Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 3:32:00 PM
    Nice job, Craig! I really liked this.

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 9:03:00 AM
    A comforting piece, enjoyed. Congrats to you. BG

  1. Date: 12/21/2013 7:36:00 AM
    congrats on your winning entry in my contest Craig, great job

  1. Date: 11/21/2013 12:51:00 AM
    this is very lovely. YOu are ahead of me now in the two contests I hope to get around to doing this weekend!!

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 6:21:00 PM
    Craig a lovely descriptive write of winter Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 11/20/2013 5:53:00 AM
    Very solemn and peaceful picture you have created, Craig

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 12:20:00 PM
    real nice piece...

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 11:51:00 AM
    WOW! Sir, amazing write and night... The new look, as if it was meant for your eyes only.... Sweet comforting end... Have a nice day SIR.... Always the Poet Destroyer

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 10:42:00 AM
    very lovely and peace-inducing! i love your first verse, about how something we've seen so many times before can still seem "so new."

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 10:42:00 AM
    OH MY! Simply divine. Craig...you have such a beautiful way with words. This is seamless and flowing and so perfect! WOW

  1. Date: 11/19/2013 10:16:00 AM
    you have etched a beautiful winter scene through your words... i am not a fan of winter's cold...but there is something magical and beautiful about fresh fallen snow...lovely poem Craig :)