02 October 2010

Winter Honey

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The snow starts slowly
sliding down the window
fat and wet

as I stare out into
the frosted dark
waiting for you.

A heavier snow
buries a deeper night
and there you are.

Your first taste of snow
my first taste
of you

cold sweet
winter honey.

13 comments:

  1. hmmm...this is delicous and sweet...

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  2. Really like this, Diana. A triumph of brevity and clear description. I feel as if I've sat in that window many times watching, amazed always when someone braves the snow.

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  3. Beautiful. A very poetically positive tribute to a season most grumble about continually. the 'fat and wet' is wonderful, as is you closing couplet -

    cold sweet
    winter honey. >lovely

    Warmly

    Luke @ WordSalad

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  4. Very very nice! I see, feel, and taste this from memories in the north. (before the plows, sanders, and bitter salt of course!) Love this!!! ~April

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  5. Sometimes winter is just a beautiful season. Thanks for image and peace it brought to me.

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  6. Winter honey is very sensory-—especially through visual, tactile, and taste modalities. Fine poem. Has a daydreaming quality of looking out the window and awaiting a loved one.

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  7. the end to this was magnificent...cold sweet winter honey...think we have all mentioned these words..wonderful write..cheers pete

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  8. So clear and crisp, like winter air itself. A very nice One Shot, Diana!

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  9. So much gratitude for all of you who have come here to read these few brief words and for your gracious comments. Its appreciated more than you can know :)

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  10. delicious, words! and the image is perfect!

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  11. Beautiful imagery! Great flow to it:)

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