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A Sculpture In White



Ebony shadows the heavens,
above a sculpture in white.
And the moon enhances the scene,
beaming down its golden light.

Clothed in feathery down,
trees are frozen in time and space.
And donning a crystal gown,
beauty is endowed with grace.

There's no warmth to melt the frost,
or disturb the fragile snow.
And icy laden branches bend,
bowing impossibly low.

Millions of sticky snowflakes
gather and instantly freeze.
And subtle nuances are carved,
by the breath of a sharp breeze.

Silence evokes its own magic,
for nature's artistic skill.
And casts an enchanted spell,
in the throws of winter's chill.
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I was born in a small town, (Bathurst) New Brunswick, Canada,. The third eldest of thirteen children, ten girls and three boys. I’m the product of a semi-dysfunctional family, brought up by a controlling, physically abusive father, verses a loving mother. Many of my poems reflect the uniqueness and special circumstances of my upbringing. more…

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