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Rarely do I venture to write in free or blank verse - This is a deviation from the norm. As you can see, Winter's Beauty is all in the eye of the beholder, is it not?

(Actually, I don't need any more snow in my life either)

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I'd like to see you do more of this type of writing. wonderful!

The Day Of The Chickadee

Melodious silence greets my morn
As icy prisms suspended at my pane
Refract the advent of a freshly fallen fantasy
Mottled only by the whimsical fluttering of
A chicadee on undaunted wing.
My reverie envelops me
In a vast blanket of glistening unsullied snow,
An illusory mask for winter's sallow earth beneath.
Still waters stand in frigorific splendor as
Evergreens bough their ice-laden limbs in reverence
To the glacial touch of Nature's enchanted wand.
E'er the day of the vernal crocus,
The chicadee and I
Shall appertain this pristine dream as one.

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