Snowfall

February 2, 2011
By sabrina_skates BRONZE, Bellevue, Washington
sabrina_skates BRONZE, Bellevue, Washington
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So small and fragile
drifting down
From heaven, so high, so far above
Glistening in the shadows of moonlight,
Blanketing cornfields in a layer of
Pillowy down

So silent, a mere whisper, in the dark
Of this still and dreamy night
Remaining unseen, untouched, unscathed
‘Til morning brings its first, pale light

Dawn breaks over the gently rolling plains
The sun ascends through a sky alight with
Bright fiery hues
Illuminating, at last, for all the world to see
A new world, a peaceful world,
Imbued with the sweet essence of
Snow

The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this after waking up one morning to see a beautiful snowfall outside my house!

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