Tag Archives: winter

Path

Early morning fog Clear the path for journeying Beyond the mist All roads will lead To where the glory yet dawns At the break of day Clothed in grace of time I’m warm against this winter I will yet endure … Continue reading

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Autumn Delight

Autumn’s beauty Precious creature Golden red and brown sun-kissed foliage A goddess’ headpiece crowning the glory of the last gasps of colour before the chilly grey of winter descends Autumn’s perfection At the trembling moment before death, nature arises to … Continue reading

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The Wildness and the Blade, for Prompt 78 Persephone

These childhood games we played The wildness and the blade We’d never shed one tear Our blood ran thick as fear This bride to death in black Calls to retreating backs Cross tempest wretched sky Her ululating cry Each bone is broken, … Continue reading

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Say My Name

Say my name In deepest Winter As icicles form upon Your very breath You’ll call me thief Of joyful memories Make me someone You won’t forget Say my name When Autumn’s colours Paint a picture Upon the lawn I am … Continue reading

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Chill Factor

Winter has a chill factor It teaches to its favoured sons A desolate determination To take all as prisoners, every one An ice to flavour All relationships The wit and cruelty Of an upturned lip Winter’s deep chill factor Permeates … Continue reading

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Snow Swept

Snow swept princess Raising her hands Cotton gloved Pure white To shelter her Pretty face Of the wonder Not a trace Not a trace Snow swept princess Gazing out Snow covered glass Brittle day Tremors beauty Once removed If she’s … Continue reading

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Winter

Winter has come The first day this year In my part of the world Shadows stretch across Dismal halls The rain falls slowly, resolute Each deliberate drop Sounding its bell Winter cold has descended An icy, aging star Regal on … Continue reading

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Autumn Promise

On the cusp of winter’s dark dance, first deep chill No birds come greet the sun on my windowsill Glitter frost Blanketing my street sparkling Wrapped in coat now I only pray for the Spring (c) Helen Valentina 2013, All … Continue reading

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More Random Haiku

Sparrow song Morning troubador welcomes Spring Winter frost Coat of brittle white sadly worn Poetry Way to speak of truth with design Coffee run; See the stitched up suits in full flight At day’s end ponder; was the race worth … Continue reading

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