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First Snow

November 20, 2019
By mains21 BRONZE, New Orleans, Louisiana
mains21 BRONZE, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Whipping winds and birds aflutter

Oh how it caused my heart to stutter

Waking branches from their slumber

From beneath their soft, fleece blanket of gentle cotton snow


And soon befell calm jubilation

I stood transfixed in admiration

And experienced new sensations

From this crisp and crystalline world that I had yet to know 


Then joining the melodic choir

A violin sighed beyond the briar

Sang vibrant, clear, pure notes entire

All while the sun compelled this dreamlike winter scene to glow  


As sweet songs quelled all apprehension

And rid my weary soul of tension

A single thought snared my attention

I never wish to return to humid, heated woes

For I had never before seen such fair and frosted snow


The author's comments:

This poem is about my first time seeing snow.


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