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White Snow

WHITE-- PURE, pristine is the sugar coat, that's heaped like a SILVER crown WHITE-- Eggshell ice makes a cracking SOUND, where the lake is edged with BROWN WHITE---While SCENT of morning air smells fresh, ORANGE sun is overhead WHITE---A TASTE of cream, in coffee, BLACK, before I grab the sled WHITE--- I FEEL the warmth of friendship's GOLD, as we play once more in snow (Pure, Silver, Sound, Brown, Scent, Pink, Taste, Black, Feel, Gold) Mountaintops and valleys, are adorned with PURE white snow The river sparkles SILVER, where strands of ice-cold water flows Change came without a SOUND, as snow disguised the ground to cover trees in velvet, leaving traces all around. BROWN fence posts wear their new white hats, displaying with a flair While hay bales seem like pillows, stacked, and snowbirds build their lair Fresh SCENT of pine, is in the air, and frost is our breath All familiar sights transformed,....to wear a different dress We'll watch the ORANGE sun gently rise, upon new fallen snow Reflecting rainbow satin jewels, wherever it may go With a TASTE of winter at my door, I'm like a child again Until the sky turns BLACK tonight, to urge me back indoors I FEEL that child has surged through me......who never will grow old The snow that came, the peace it brings,.... worth more than pots of GOLD _______________________________________________________________ For The Contest: "Colors" Sponsored by Tammy Reams 11/1/15

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Date: 11/12/2015 2:15:00 PM
Lovely! Congrats, Laura.
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Date: 11/12/2015 6:49:00 AM
Perfect! Congratulations.
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Date: 11/11/2015 9:44:00 PM
You paint a pretty picture Carrie..congrats on your well-deserved win..:)
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Date: 11/11/2015 4:47:00 PM
Excellent poem Carrie. Congratulations in your win.
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Date: 11/11/2015 2:27:00 PM
Pure white has exceeded excellence again..Congrats!!! Sara
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Date: 11/11/2015 9:47:00 AM
white winter gold, Carrie, every poem on this contest has been creative so far. But, here you are offering so much imagery to what's suppose to be a plain color. WOW, love it, Congratulations on your win. SKAT
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Date: 11/11/2015 9:04:00 AM
Your write takes me back to the mountains. Congratulations, Carrie.
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Date: 11/11/2015 8:06:00 AM
Congrats on your win Carrie! This has a lot of imagery and all the colors and senses flow into a wonderful vision. Thank you for entering into my contest that was difficult.
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Date: 11/1/2015 6:25:00 PM
Carrie, you are truly a gifted writer! This poem is magnificent! The imagery and flow of words are just stunning! Going in my favs! Love, KIm
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