Winter's Rising

August 15, 2009
By FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."


So Winter began,
As she polished her gun
And smiled
A wicked smile
In the direction of their hearts.

The coldness crawled onto her hands
And the nails grew
Long
And sharp;

And her hair grew
Long
And white;

Long and white they grew.

Her eyes were ice
And ice her heart
And mind
And soul
Within
Her chest
And ice-cold skin;

Winter fell upon her back
And laughed
An icy laugh
That echoed in their ears.

Her flesh like marble;
Cold and dead
And nothing there
Inside her lungs:
She breathes out snow
And frozen songs
Her gaze December’s wind.

So Winter began
With a broken heart
And a broken mind
And perception.

And the cold inside
Grew colder yet
When her voice became a whisper.


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on Sep. 7 2009 at 6:49 pm
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

Thank you very much! (Ha ha, believe me, I can have some pretty self-pitying thoughts from time to time! XD) I try to take after poets I admire (Edgar Allan Poe, Nick Flynn...).

EdytD SILVER said...
on Sep. 6 2009 at 1:58 pm
EdytD SILVER, Livingston, New Jersey
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I really like your poetry; I think your personification is great, and you embody characters or objects that are not usually written about. It's a fabulous change from the many sorrowfull, self-pitying love poems that are so common today. Great job!




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