Death Walked Slowly Through the Snow

April 3, 2012
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Death walked slowly through the snow
Her radiance setting the powder aglow
She tended Winter’s gentle silence
And lended Spring her guidance.
She calmed the suffering creatures
And smoothed their withering features
Until the day the Earth stopped dying
And she was forced into hiding.
Death walked slowly through the snow
And – with nowhere left for her to go –
Approached the House of Life and its host,
Who welcomed her
As the one who made life worth the most.

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Waffuleez said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 4:13 pm
This is fantabulous! And yes, I just made up a word to help me describe your poem. It was really cool how you made Death a female instead of the feeble old man in a black cloak. It was a very creative idea and I enjoyed it very much :)
ReneeB replied...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 1:25 pm
I'm so glad you liked it! and I like the word fantabulous haha. Thank you soooo much! :D
KeepLiving said...
Jun. 25, 2012 at 12:17 am
it's an interesting perspective. I like it. The words have meaning behind them and make the poem all the more enjoyable to read.
ReneeB replied...
Jun. 25, 2012 at 6:08 pm
Thank you :3 I'm very careful when it comes to word choice; I'm glad it paid off and makes the poem more meaningful.
AyeshaLiveLaughLove said...
Jun. 24, 2012 at 11:29 pm
Amazing! I really loved the concept of this poem and the meaning behind it. I feel like this perspective brings out the "better" side of death that we may not realize--like giving relief to the suffering. Great work!
ReneeB replied...
Jun. 25, 2012 at 6:06 pm
That's exactly what I was hoping people would get out of it! Thank you so much! :3
LaurenL. said...
Apr. 21, 2012 at 12:34 am
I really like this poem. I also like how you made death different then an evil man. I loved it! 
ReneeB replied...
Apr. 21, 2012 at 12:36 am
Thank you so much! :)
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