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White Lace

Winter cloaked in the whitest lace Spreads its folds across the land Transforming the earth's tired face In beauty she makes her quiet stand For those who weep for summer lost And long for days of idle breath Those days come at winter's cost She sings the songs of living death For naught we argue with the wind And rail at ice that will not weep Hoping these days will soon rescind And her buried promises keep Winter dances with solemn grace Dressed in her white gown of lace

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Date: 9/1/2014 12:57:00 PM
I enjoyed reading your winter poem , Barbara. I especially liked how you ended your poem. Beautiful! :)
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Date: 8/20/2014 6:00:00 AM
Yes, you are right. You were on to something. Of course, it was another great poem like you always write. If you were really a gargantuan gorlock Would on your neck, you wear a clock? Fascinating. Jim Horn
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Date: 8/19/2014 6:03:00 PM
Absolutely, positively marvelous. Jim Horn http://www.ask.com/wiki/Gorlok?o=2800&qsrc=999&ad=doubleDown&an=apn&ap=ask.com
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 8/19/2014 8:24:00 PM
Thank you so much Jim..Id forgotten about this poem..I must have been on something when I wrote it..haha
Date: 6/22/2014 12:34:00 AM
My God what a gem!!!!! I am grabbing this to add to my fav!!!! bravooooooooooooo!!!!!!
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 6/22/2014 1:03:00 AM
My goodness..amazing to see this old poem of mine. How time flies and all those winters come and go. Thank you so much. BG
Date: 10/30/2010 9:05:00 AM
Congratulations on your fourth place win with this wonderful Sonnet. I really enjoyed seeing your poetic pictures. Caryl
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Date: 10/28/2010 4:03:00 PM
Congrats ...Sara
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Date: 10/27/2010 11:04:00 AM
Congratulations Barbara on your win in John Freeman's Sonnet contest. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/27/2010 10:56:00 AM
What a very elegant take on winter in this beautiful sonnet of yours, Barbara :) -- congrats on your win :)-- nikko :)
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Date: 10/26/2010 8:58:00 PM
What a beautiful portrayal of winter. Many congratulations Barbara for this win.
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Date: 10/26/2010 6:49:00 PM
I love the winter snow in comparison to gown of lace...just lovely, Barbara! Congratulations on this fine sonnet! ~ Carrie
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Date: 10/26/2010 6:22:00 PM
Congratulations on this well deserved win, Barbara
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Date: 10/26/2010 6:14:00 PM
Glad to see this one in the winners' Circle, Dear LNC. Congratulations on your big win! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 10/26/2010 5:44:00 PM
Congrats BG on your super big win in Moses contest with this excellent entry luv.. very impressive write and well deserved win tonight .. enjoy another sweet victory and success..luv..
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Date: 10/26/2010 5:34:00 PM
Great job with this top ten honor success, "Beautiful" Barbara, "Congratulations", Agape, Moses
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Date: 10/21/2010 6:23:00 PM
My mother used to refer to snowflakes as liquid lace. You have done nice work here, Barbara. This should be a keeper! Regards and thank you! Gerard.
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Date: 10/21/2010 4:24:00 PM
Natures lace, so white and pure. In virgin carpet ours eyes in allure. So beautifully so, we can close our eyes. For in them we still see, her every day prize > lovely title Barbara to a bonnie write >> James :)
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Date: 10/21/2010 4:23:00 PM
Very descriptive of winter..I can see the scene..I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Sara
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Date: 10/20/2010 6:20:00 AM
What a wondeful sonnet, Barbara. Snow can look like "white lace." I hope you are entering this one in John Freeman's English sonnet contest. The form is perfect and the description awesome! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 10/19/2010 2:58:00 PM
another very good read....thank you.
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Date: 10/18/2010 10:42:00 PM
this is really outstanding, Barbara. love the form and you complement its very existence. i miss the winters here in western australia. you have brought it all alive again for me, for that thank you.. into my fav it goes Harry
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Date: 10/18/2010 9:39:00 PM
My Dear Barbeeg, I offer Congratulations now I know this is a Winner YOU touch the fibers of my HEART I LOVE YOU ALWAYS YOUR Liege...H G
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Date: 10/18/2010 9:34:00 PM
that is an absolutely stunning sonnet, beautiful
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Date: 10/18/2010 6:39:00 PM
now that's poetry! John Henry Loving III
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