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Ice and Snow

glittering snow falls
covering the earth in white
making her bridal

Gently yet persistently the snow falls cloaking all in a
white veil. Monstrous drifts block roads and paths.
How can people get to the church? The pastor waits wringing
his hands in despair. Soon the people arrive in sledges and
snowshoes. The bride no longer sparkling white, her gown is 
torn and dirty from the journey. Today only one bride is
glistening and shining as more flakes fall clothing earth 
in pristine white, yet she has no groom to wed.

icicles are forming
growing in all shapes and sizes
dangling sparkle

With time they grow longer and thicker. Forming many weird
shapes. At last a man of ice is born and quickly the pastor
says the vows ice and snow are joined and forever united.
As for the other bride she also said her vows and lived happily
soon forgetting it had not been perfect.

ice and snow are wed
together they form glistening gems
emitting pure white

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  1. Date: 10/25/2014 2:27:00 PM

    what a most interesting story you have crafted wedding ice and snow and bride to groom. Reminding me of how the old fashioned rural marriages must have been done. I sure enjoyed this one, shadow. Great descriptive writing.
  1. Date: 10/23/2014 7:23:00 PM

    you just brought jack frost alive beautifully penned dear friend
  1. Date: 10/20/2014 7:31:00 AM

    Excellent take on this challenge.

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