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A Walk In Winter

Twin, silver cathedral bells, sway and chime. As every note peals out, clear and sublime. No winds blow through the sky, this silent night. The peaceful heavens, filled with a celestial light. Arm in arm, down the icy lane we do walk. Heart to heart, our souls they seem to talk. A pair of happy cardinals, one red, one gold. Go bobbing through the snow, so white, so cold. Along the hillside, stands rows of frosted pine. The fields, blanketed in diamonds, a vision divine. Couples, young and old, seated in horse-drawn sleighs. Making new memories, and reminiscing their by-gone days. Nestled so close together, like two turtledoves. All bundled up, with warm scarves and gloves. Amongst white winter lands, we two do wander. While our light hearts, are growing ever fonder. Written for Isaiah Zerbst's contest - "Let It Snow-12 Paintings of Winter" This poem was inspired by the painting-"Christmas Day" by John Ritchie

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Date: 1/19/2015 3:18:00 PM
Great imaginary Kelly. Congratulations on your win.
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/23/2015 12:49:00 AM
Thank you for the kind congrats, Brenda.
Date: 1/18/2015 5:12:00 PM
you did really well in the contest, dear. Congrats to you. It's a sweet and colorful winter poem.
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/22/2015 1:52:00 AM
Thank you, Andrea. I very much appreciate your kind words!
Date: 1/18/2015 1:36:00 PM
Beautiful Kelly...congrats on this gem
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/22/2015 1:17:00 AM
Thank you very much for your kind words, David.
Date: 1/18/2015 9:56:00 AM
Kelly, congratulations on your nice win! You've painted a beautiful picture with your poetic words. Hugs, Sandra
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/21/2015 1:52:00 AM
Thank you for your nice comments and kind congrats, Sandra. I appreciate them very much! Hugs :)
Date: 1/18/2015 3:31:00 AM
Divine poet..divine as snow.Love Kelly. Congrats. Adding to my fav.list.Tour friend
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/21/2015 1:29:00 AM
I really appreciate your very kind comments and the fav! Thank you so much, my friend!
Date: 1/17/2015 10:16:00 PM
Congrats Kelly....huggs
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/19/2015 10:46:00 PM
Thank you, Kayode... Hugs :)
Date: 1/17/2015 8:58:00 PM
I enjoyed imagery in the poem the most, congrats on the win, Kelly
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/19/2015 10:36:00 PM
I'm so glad you've enjoyed it, Dr. Ram. Incorporating realistic imagery into my poems is one of my favorite aspects of writing... Thank you very much for your kind words.
Date: 1/17/2015 7:36:00 PM
Such wonderful imagery Kelly I know i get such inspiration from the amazing pictures Isaiah finds for us - must drop by the contest to see it - congrats on your win in PD's contest:-) Hugs Jan xxx
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/19/2015 10:00:00 PM
Yes, I am always very inspired by the beautiful pictures that Isaiah includes in his contests. I've wanted to include photos for inspiration in my contests, but I try and try and it just doesn't work for me... Thank you for your kind words as always, Jan. Hugs :)
Date: 1/17/2015 7:21:00 PM
Hello Kelly, Congratulations, on your awesome Winter Top Win:) I super love and enjoyed all poems, some more than others. Anyways, this was XOOL and had Winter written all over. Stop by my latest blog "Winter Rose" if you'd like. Have fun, reading any poem on my list. Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Date: 5/25/2014 6:17:00 PM
Wow, awesome poem my friend. Pretty the picture that is so well painted! Bravo......
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 5/26/2014 3:41:00 PM
Thank you so much for the great comments, Robert. It really meant a lot, my friend!
Date: 5/18/2014 11:13:00 PM
Kelly What a beautifully descriptive poem. You have a told a tale of a time and place that captivates the reader with joy and peace. Thank you for the great comment on my Lifes Path poem.
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 5/20/2014 12:53:00 PM
Thank you for the nice comment, Robin. And, thank you also, for entering my contest with such a great poem. I do appreciate it!
Date: 1/29/2014 12:48:00 PM
Pretty, congrats on your big win. BG
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/31/2014 7:20:00 PM
Thank you very much for the kind words, Barbara! I appreciate you stopping by. :)
Date: 1/28/2014 8:36:00 PM
Love your approach to the theme and congrats on the win, Kely
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/29/2014 11:14:00 PM
Thank you very much, Dr. Ram!
Date: 1/28/2014 4:57:00 PM
Way to go with this fantastic winner..Congrats..Sara
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/29/2014 11:02:00 PM
Thank you so much for stopping by, Sara. I always appreciate your kind words!
Date: 1/28/2014 1:33:00 PM
Kelly I am so pleased to see this delicious poem get 1st place Shadow x smile hug
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/29/2014 7:03:00 PM
Thank you for the kind words, Shadow! I very much appreciate your support. And, I am so glad that you enjoyed my poem. Hugs. :)
Date: 1/28/2014 12:35:00 PM
Very satisfactory entry, Kelly. Perhaps my favorite of the whole lot. Though you are describing many different things seen on a winter walk, the focus shifts effortlessly from one subject to the next, giving variety and color to the poem. I am also impressed with your fluid rhymes, and both the holiday spirit and feeling of togetherness that has been captured.
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Isaiah Zerbst
Date: 1/29/2014 11:31:00 PM
No problem.
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/29/2014 6:03:00 PM
Thank you so much for honoring me in your contest, Isaiah. I appreciate it very much! I am so happy that you enjoyed my poem, and, I am glad that you were impressed by it. Thank you for the kind and encouraging words, as well.
Date: 1/22/2014 9:32:00 PM
I'm still waiting on that one of mine. I posted too many closely together!!!
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/23/2014 10:13:00 PM
I wish that I had that problem, Andrea. I don't write as many poems as I would like to post! Sometimes, the inspiration just doesn't come along with the words, as often as it should. :)
Date: 1/22/2014 3:00:00 PM
Looks like a contender. Good set of rhyming couplets that collectively convey vivid images of winter.
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Date: 1/21/2014 7:14:00 PM
just read your comment to me below. hey, I do have a poem for this one now. Just waiting to post it later!!
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Kelly Deschler
Date: 1/22/2014 3:13:00 PM
I am looking forward to reading your entry, Andrea. I know that it will be a good one! I was going to wait and post my poem later, too. But, I thought this contest might fill up fast, so I didn't want to wait and miss out on it. :)
Date: 1/15/2014 8:32:00 PM
ohh, this walk takes myh breath away, so languid in its sway and delicate in love's display, kelly.. fascinating!,, huggs
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Date: 1/15/2014 2:58:00 PM
You've really painted a beautiful, detailed picture here. The way you constructed in in couplets was very effective, especially in describing the couple with the turtledoves. Overall, a fantastic verse! I really need to visit your page more often! Always, Laura
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Date: 1/15/2014 2:28:00 PM
- A wonderful poem Kelly, although I'm not so fond of winter. - Wishing you good luck in contest, hope your poem will win. - All the best to you. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/15/2014 7:27:00 AM
Great imagery and style. Inspiring write Kelly..
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Date: 1/14/2014 12:49:00 PM
wow, Kelly... epic is truly beautiful when coming from your pen. a picture painted perfect, i can feel the cold imagery... xox~ Linda
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Date: 1/13/2014 2:31:00 PM
Hi Kelly, An uplifting write from you..I enjoyed this one.. Ken
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