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Winter

You beneath a midnight sky
With tears of crystal
Falling from your eyes

Dressed in a cape of glistening white
With your haunting beauty all aglow
In the pale moonlight

So still and so silent 
You lie at my feet 
The only sound is the sound 
This spellbound heart beats

Gone is your rage of yesterday 
When you threw the world
Into a state of disarray 

When you with your breath
Blew a kiss of death
Tearing the leaves
From those beautiful trees
Killing your rival
Autumn

So weep my beauty weep
Your insincere tears
Now that you find
Yourself all alone
And wait for Spring
To melt a heart
Cold and hard as stone



Written:  December 29th, 2020

For: Winter Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Emile Pinet 


Copyright © Elaine George | Year Posted 2020

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Date: 3/3/2022 2:36:00 PM

I see you have no posted in a while. I hope you are well.
Date: 3/1/2022 11:18:00 PM

A deep personification of the woes of being "Winter". Thanks for a lovely poem with such feeling and emotions displayed. A poet friend, Bill
Date: 3/1/2022 5:03:00 AM

This is such a lovely poem. I really enjoyed reading it. Love the pictures you painted with your words. Take care!
Date: 1/20/2022 4:56:00 PM

Thanks for what you said about Cinder girl. I hope your new year is awesome.
Date: 12/22/2021 3:24:00 PM

I am back to re-read this stellar poem. This is the reflective and beautiful kind of poetry I love to read from you Elaine. I put this into my faves already! Your poem leaves off where dreams begin. Congratulations as a winner in Emile’s contest. Blessings xxoo
Date: 12/21/2021 4:39:00 AM

I enjoyed reading this very expressive and descriptive work. Your poetry catches the imagination and sets it free. Thanks for your visit to my page. Sara
Date: 9/19/2021 1:04:00 AM

Good form Elaine for our imagination
Date: 9/4/2021 10:22:00 AM

Hauntingly beautiful work. Do we speak of winter, another, or self? Perhaps all?--the profound mystery and wonder of this finely crafted poem. Love it!
Date: 8/30/2021 8:59:00 AM

Indeed, a beautiful prsonifiation. Great work!
Date: 4/29/2021 12:26:00 PM

A marvellous descriptive penned piece Elaine, showing great imagery and insightful thought too. Your winter thoughts match your image perfectly. Blessings always,Gordon
Date: 3/22/2021 12:29:00 PM

Cold had winter redeemed by summer's warmth - love it Elaine! Linda
Date: 2/19/2021 12:31:00 AM

Wow a great metaphoric poem, strong and icily expressed. You mean summer will melt winter's heart of stone right.? Kudos! ..... ... - - - - - /==#plz do read and comment my newest poem too.
Date: 2/16/2021 7:38:00 AM

What an outstanding and beautiful poem Elaine! It is certainly deserving of your contest placement. I loved it and am Faving it my friend. Congratulations. Blessings xxoo
Date: 2/9/2021 9:23:00 PM

What a detailed and descriptive write you have here that deserves a lot of recognition.
Date: 1/28/2021 7:01:00 AM

WOW!!! What a fantastic poem, Elaine. You skillfully crafted into a masterpiece of art. Well done indeed :)
Date: 1/24/2021 4:11:00 PM

Nice atmosphere you have created.
Date: 1/24/2021 2:36:00 PM

Elaine, your poem is lovely and I enjoyed reading it very much, best of luck in the contest _Constance
Date: 1/23/2021 7:39:00 AM

it's a very skilled write. thank you.
Date: 1/19/2021 12:15:00 PM

This is a beautiful poem and conjures the beauty and cold of winter.
Date: 1/16/2021 11:24:00 AM

Elaine, your poem is utterly beautiful, I love it, well done _Constance
Date: 1/13/2021 12:34:00 PM

The Allegory of Time or the Seasons : completely new and refreshing examination of the poet's response to the turning of life across the arc of the solar shield
Date: 1/6/2021 7:26:00 PM

Superb poesy, Elaine. See you in the contest's winter circle. Bravo, Gershon
Date: 1/4/2021 9:22:00 PM

Exceptional poetry, congrats on your win...All the best for the New Year. Elaine.
Date: 1/3/2021 5:49:00 PM

Congratulations on your fine placement, Elaine. Winter personified - nicely done.
Date: 1/3/2021 9:19:00 AM

I love the personification. Congratulations on the win Elaine! Linda
Date: 1/3/2021 8:43:00 AM

I felt sure this poem would be on the winners' list, Elaine. Definitely a fave for me! Congratulations. Hugs, Carolyn
Date: 1/3/2021 8:19:00 AM

Congratulations Elaine! Your poem earned a distinguished place in my contest, this contest had 75 poems entered and yet your poem rose to the top ten, you should be proud of your placing, this was a very difficult contest to judge, but your poem caught my eye, well done my friend, Emile.
Date: 12/30/2020 12:22:00 PM

wow, AWESOME personification. This is perfect entry for that one contest about 2020 to 2021, and also for the winter contest!!
Date: 12/30/2020 12:21:00 PM

It's so weird. I tried to go to the yellow door poem again. It's as if cursed for me. I can't see it this time but I read it previously and was not able to comment. Remember I told you at SOupmail? Ok, I can comment to this one, so let me read it now!
Date: 12/30/2020 11:42:00 AM

A true pleasure reading this wonderful descriptive piece Winter and its effects on this world and us. Closing stanza to me is icing on the cake. A fav, a true beauty. God bless..
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