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Read Poems by Lesley Grimshaw

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On a Park Bench

Snow falls the velvet gown
my hand imprints its deep pile
as if a memory
footprints of a fieldmouse slide and circle
a figure skaters choreography
the sun rises from above the cloud
as if a growing flower
in winter shine crystals glisten
are they glass beads or pearls?

Copyright © Lesley Grimshaw | Year Posted 2010

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  1. Date: 1/27/2016 1:05:00 PM

    LESLEY, A great pleasure to find and read the inspiration poured from your pen today. Love ** SKAT **
  1. Date: 10/25/2010 2:18:00 PM

    They're diamonds, Lesley, true gems just like this beautiful poem. Best wishes, Carolyn
  1. Date: 10/25/2010 7:37:00 AM

    Hi Lesley, your title drew me in since I also recently posted a poem about a bench-- but wow your poem is just so vivid with imagery-- beautiful! and I really enjoyed the question you ask in your last line :) can be both I guess... nikko :)
  1. Date: 10/24/2010 12:58:00 PM

    Very fine pen picture drawn sitting on a park bench of the falling of the snow and the rise of the sun, Lesley
  1. Date: 10/24/2010 12:37:00 PM

    You did well capturing a moment in time, using great imagery~Chris
  1. Date: 10/24/2010 12:22:00 PM

    nice images pictured here....

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