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White Is

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White Is

It is spring.
White is blooming abundantly
on the ornamental pear tree which she stands nearby.
Her beau kneels to slip a diamond on her finger.
Above them, wisps of clouds decorate 
the radiant April sky of this perfect day.

It is summer.
White is elegantly trailing 
a June bride whose swan neck is adorned with pearls.
Doves are flying, and beneath her beautiful veil
her smiling mouth reveals teeth that sparkle
and are as white as her rose bouquet

It is fall.
White is softly glowing -
illuminating a cottage with ivory azaleas.
Luna, in her fullness, peeks down
through the leafy limbs of aspens
onto the couple’s new white picket fence.

It is winter.
White is magically falling
glistening all around them.
Beneath December’s setting sun they trudge.
Laughing, they fall backward in the snow.
Angels they are making as they glow.


Written 12/28/13 For the "Something in White" Poetry Contest of Francine Roberts 

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  1. Date: 2/26/2014 9:12:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, I will never be caught up. LOL. However, I enjoy keeping up with the contest when I have the time. Good night, sweet lady. SKAT

  1. Date: 2/15/2014 5:45:00 AM
    I was born in Spring though its a southern hemisphere spring, I thoroughly enjoyed this one the imagery was wonderful another 7 from me and another wonderful poem :) love and hugs Jayne xxx

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 1:25:00 AM
    Wonderful poem . Spring lifts me every year . The garden springs into life with an abundance of tulips and daffodil and my new year can really begin.

  1. Date: 2/2/2014 9:18:00 PM
    Love nature and this is a wonderful poem. Yes am caught up and next time will start on a new year. of your poems. love phyl

  1. Date: 1/31/2014 4:56:00 PM
    Wow... love the white of the seasons... each with their own feel. Lovely !!! Congratulations on your win !!

  1. Date: 1/31/2014 1:22:00 PM
    Knew it would be a winner....congratulations Andrea...

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 9:29:00 AM
    Congrats on this fine win! Beautiful picture of love in all seasons! Blessings, Stacey

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 7:41:00 AM
    What a beautiful way to show the color white in all its charm and glory! It's tough to say which one,, I love all here... Congrats Andrea on your win in Francine's contest! love and huggs...

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 3:46:00 AM
    Beautiful little story in white, fabulous write!!!

  1. Date: 1/27/2014 11:05:00 PM
    My heartfelt congratulation on the win, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/27/2014 10:30:00 PM
    Very nice imagery....congrats on your win

  1. Date: 1/27/2014 9:06:00 PM
    a year of white. lovely entry Andrea, congrats on your 5th place win in the contest

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 3:14:00 PM
    Who knew white was so beautiful. Will pay more attention from now on. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 3:11:00 PM
    This is a gorgeous poem, Andrea! I love how you incorporated white into each season, and throughout the story. The color of white is around us more often than we realize! Good luck in the contest! This poem should place high!...Thank you very much for the great comments.

  1. Date: 1/7/2014 6:32:00 AM
    A very vivid, vibrant write from you, Andrea. The seasons of white whisper and shine in this composition. I have some new ones, please check them out, when you get the chance. -Alex Roth

  1. Date: 1/6/2014 9:20:00 PM
    White throughout the seasons......this is beautiful, Andrea! You went above and beyond!

  1. Date: 1/6/2014 12:39:00 AM
    Hello Andrea I am back but don't feel up to much..' so you will have to be content with comments only L O L)) Loved this great ' white write' ... 's all for now, here's wishing you a good night..!

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 8:05:00 PM
    Good morning my very dear friend Andrea! This is Leonora. Hope you're doin well & had a great & wonderful New Year w/ u & your love ones. A real beauty everywhere in this poem of yours my dearest friend! I extremely love it and enjoyed. TYSM for sharing! Best wishes. love much and biggest hugs always, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 2:02:00 PM
    Wonderful Andrea! It sparkles. It should do very well in the contest.

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 8:28:00 PM
    This is stunning! Love how you dressed each season in it's fitting white.

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