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Mortal Season

The crunch of snow under trudging feet A breath of white, a darkened sky Eyes near closed from sting of cold She dreams of summer days With each small step, that leaves it's mark Upon the white In dreamy state, where daydreams play From cold, away from chill, from ice upon the hills.. Her thoughts, they bide, for summer days, and dreams that take the cold away She finds herself so far away, a place Where weeping willows brush her face Bending 'neath the branches low While walking on a garden's path Grass gently sways, green as glass So timid blows the warming breeze, It fetches shining hair with ease The wisps of gold which fly astray, Like meadow flowers, in yellow maize A melody of larks that sing An amber sun, a basking glow, that ambles by To warm a face so pale from winter's sunless sky Until once more the breath of chill upon a cheek And snowflake on her lash Startles cold, like morning ash, returning eyes to winter's cry A cold north wind that catches scarf A thief that snatches warmth away, and thus her dream And now awake, she sighs, ...to find it still,... the winter day Yet distantly, there lies in wait, a springtime place, a promised fate A path beneath the willow tree, where sun peeks through the velvet haze Where flowers bloom and meadows grow, and larks sing lovely lullabies The earth will wake, new walks to take.. and be, not a dream... But a day to praise - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Submitted for Constance's "A Walk to Remember" contest....

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Date: 10/23/2009 5:19:00 AM
Congratulations, Carrie, on your success in Constance’s “A Walk to Remember” contest with this lovely poem. Lovingly, Dane Ann
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Date: 10/18/2009 12:46:00 PM
Congratulations on your win in the contest! ~Trudy~
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Date: 10/17/2009 7:02:00 AM
Dear Carrie, Such a breath-takingly beautiful poem. I have added it to my favorite list. Thank you for sharing and congratulations on your win. Love, Lainie
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Date: 10/17/2009 2:38:00 AM
Congrats on your success in the contest Carrie.Rgds Brian
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Date: 10/16/2009 6:27:00 PM
Lovely, A well deserved win and congratulations on your win in RLythm of the Falls. Thank you for your commentson my placement. Love, Joyce
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Date: 10/16/2009 4:57:00 PM
Carrie, this is so filled with rich and vivd imagery and flows so beautifully! Congratulations on your WIN in Constances contest with this awesome piece! Love, Robin
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Date: 10/16/2009 3:22:00 PM
Congratulations on your win in Constance's contest Carrie. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/16/2009 3:17:00 PM
Hi Carrie my friend, congrats on your well deserved win! Love Light Truth Patty
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Date: 10/16/2009 2:51:00 PM
Carrie, congratulations on your success in the contest...Raul
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Date: 10/2/2009 12:26:00 PM
Thank you for supporting my contest.
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Date: 1/12/2009 10:17:00 AM
Just magical ! Carrie, magical. Thank you for your comment on Ego Gold
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Date: 1/11/2009 5:43:00 AM
Imagery is crystal clear. The dream a soon reality. So beautifully expressed. Love, Shar
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Date: 1/11/2009 3:42:00 AM
Beautiful, I could see you walking along in that blustering cold! with spring blooms beneath your cold toes - awesome C, well done! Love, Kristin
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Date: 1/11/2009 1:06:00 AM
Okay maybe its because Im cold anyway or maybe that your descriptive use of words that is making worse,,,either way Im going for a blanket. Laurie
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Date: 1/11/2009 12:47:00 AM
Beautiful images to read on an early Sunday morning Carrie.So into my favourites it must go.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments
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Date: 1/10/2009 7:53:00 PM
Excellent work and great use of imagery, A melody of larks singing, that's comforting and peaceful...Raul
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Date: 1/10/2009 6:47:00 PM
Lovely word use and rich, vivid imagery. Well done Carrie! Best wishes, Keith
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