Before The Snow Falls Again

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The snow makes a sound

When it is the most silent

Spoken layers, hot tongue

Venom love, words drop

 

The ache twists, gnarled

Shoestring fingers grasp

A cold hold, on a softness

First appearing as steppes

 

So many footprints, now

Lead into the empty green

Forest, trampled high against

The clearest of skies, that

Scorch a stinging, chilled breath

Into a tingling loss, where

The tips of toes and other

Firsts out of socks, scratch

Across the brunt of blue, digging

A deeper hollow made deathly purple

 

The meadow cannot be seen

Flowers wait their turn

Begging for Earth’s mortal cycle

Blood, Moon, and Gravity

 

The dirt, grass, and weeds, are

Sirens bending the ground

To circle round, to rise, waxing

Before the snow shrieks, again

 

 

 

 

 

 

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13 Responses to Before The Snow Falls Again

  1. armandoc3 says:

    Fascinating read. Certainly makes me look at snow differently from here on out.

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  2. Beautiful, very moving, sad suits me now.. prone to the wallowing… lol

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  3. Carla Doria says:

    Loved this and that picture totally reflects your words.
    Thanks for following my blog 🙂

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  4. raulconde001 says:

    Thanks for the follow! 🙂

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  5. bo says:

    Reblogged this on Bobbi's Blog.

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  6. kiwiskan says:

    great poetry. Is the picture yours as well?

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  7. musings147 says:

    Marvellously written. It’s astounding how one can attribute their own emotions and thoughts to natural phenomenon and talk about nature while not talking about nature at all! I am probably not making much sense, but I guess what I am trying to say is, Well done! 🙂

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  8. Crystal Ann says:

    The first two lines really gripped my attention and propelled me through the rest of the poem. Beautiful and haunting words.
    Thank you for following my blog.
    Blessings to you!
    ~ Crystal

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  9. fairviewmedia says:

    Wow. Stunned. Good stuff

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