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Winter Woe

Whispering winds of winter woe, icy branches bend and bow, catfish cradled in the mud, winter waters slow their blood. Scampering squirrels, fat & fluffed, chasing, leaping, playing rough, the birds are bent on staying warm, surround the suet in a swarm. Babs and Buster, canine friends, stalk the squirrels who torture them, they snort and sniff at gopher holes, tormented by these mining moles. In the western window, warm, the felines flourish through the storm, soon the sunshine's streaming in, thus the cooking of cats begin. Cloaked and covered, in cozy coats, we wait for Spring with hallowed hopes, to lay upon the dock again and feel the sunshine bake our skin.

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Date: 1/15/2010 10:35:00 AM
I like the flow that the alliteration brings to your poem. Congratulations on your placement in the contest.
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Date: 1/14/2010 6:18:00 AM
Congratulations, on your success in Laura McKenzie’s “Winter’s Adornment ” contest with this fun poem. It's easy to see why you are in the winner’s circle. Your poetic skills excel. Lovingly, Dane Ann
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Date: 1/11/2010 10:30:00 AM
Danielle, many congratulations on your placing in Laura's fine contest >> James
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Date: 1/11/2010 10:21:00 AM
this is such a joy to read, really liked the flow of your poem as well as the alliteration! No wonder it won :) Congrats on your win with this :)
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Date: 1/11/2010 5:28:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Laura's contest Danielle. Love, Carol
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Date: 1/10/2010 11:26:00 PM
congratulations on this cute little poem! andrea
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Date: 1/10/2010 9:41:00 PM
Dear Danielle, Congratulations on your win with this very descriptive portrayal of winter. Thank you for once again sharing your amazing poetic talent. Love, Lainie
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Date: 1/10/2010 4:48:00 PM
This is a joyful look at winter! Congratulations Danielle!! (Hope you are doing much better since we last heard:) Love, Carrie
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Date: 1/10/2010 4:06:00 PM
Hey really cool poem,Danielle! congrats on your well deserved win! -Robert
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Date: 2/6/2009 6:30:00 AM
Love the use of alliteration in this well rhymed poem. The imagery is clear and makes me long for spring. Thank you for sharing this wonderful write. Michael
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Date: 1/16/2009 7:16:00 AM
I'm a Jimmy Buffet and warm weather freak. Good write. Vince
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Date: 1/14/2009 12:45:00 PM
Love this Danielle - we are all waiting for Spring - and I imagine the gophers are also - like here in the prairies!
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