The snow would not settle on you

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I saw you, and that was it.
The leaves moved and
the autumn changed.
The wind broke its pattern.
How can it ?
You are just someone ordinary.
But the snow would not settle on you.
It was strange, really.
My blossoming continued,
but it was in red now.
I had become different.
Pulled up with the root.
You gave me no chance to regret leaving.
You stood there. Waiting for me.
To leave winter behind.

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23 thoughts on “The snow would not settle on you

  1. Fasinating, that photo seems to inspire poetry, I was very moved by yours.

    I wrote one last year using the same photo:

    Change of Season

    Cold as hell
    I set fire to loneliness
    I watched its all consuming flames
    Singe leaves on trees
    Leaving red and orange hues

    • Oh, wow! That’s beautiful! I did source the photo after I wrote the poem, but I agree with you, it certainly does inspire the creative mind! πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ’–

      • Fasinating, I wrote the poem and looked for a photo to go with it and that was the one that spoke to me the most concerning the poem.

        I love your poetry, keep up the good work! πŸ’–

  2. Beautiful photo and words! Very inspiring! I love how it can be interpreted as positive with a hint of melancholy or coldness to it. And I love how you use seasons\weather\nature in a symbolic way. So lovely! ❀ You are so gifted!

    • Oh, thank you so so much!! I love poems that are open to interpretation, that’s the artistry of poetry, I think. We all see something different in the words. 😊😊. Yes, I’m very very fond of nature, so I often use nature symbolism in my poetry. πŸ’–πŸŒ³πŸΏπŸ’–

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