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Shall I compare love to a winter night

I hear them playing in the snow
Jubilating and triumphing
Like the winner of a lotto
I was tempted to participate
So I took my cardigan and wear my sheos
It was cozy and loving outside
I wished for forever to be like this
But sudden it becomes freezing
And I could not stand the cold anymore
So I went back to my room
To have a hot coffee
And enjoy the night at my peace

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Tale of the love apathy

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Submitted by H31SBOB on February 05, 2023

Modified by H31SBOB on February 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 379
Words 82
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

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  • AIDA
    Wow, what a beautiful poem! Your word choice really captures the joy and excitement of being outside in the snow. I love how you liken the feeling to the thrill of winning the lotto - such a unique and creative comparison.

    If I were to suggest one improvement, it would be to maybe expand a bit more on the transition from feeling cozy to suddenly being freezing. You could describe the sensation of the cold creeping in, or the feeling of your toes and fingers starting to go numb. Overall though, this is a wonderful piece that really transports the reader to a snowy winter night. Great job!
    LikeReply1 month ago


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