Sunday, December 18, 2011

In Response to~Jingle Poetry ~Gooseberry Poetry Picnic~Week~18~ Soberly Silently White

Oh The snow still and soft
Soberly silently white
Clean and fresh lying there
People stepping
 around with care
Loving its touch
Liking it much
Feeling extremely cold
But trying to be bold
Splashing and swishing
Branches bowing down low
Bearing the soft burden:
Oh, people passing close
The smoky breaths
The noses so red
Hands in gloves
Scarves round the head
The huddled looks
The long boots
The misty screens
All is white –no green.
Indoor hands facing the fire
Everyone in warm attire
Oh of what does one think,
A cosy bed and a hot drink.


  1. your snowy poem sent shivers down my spine...i felt cold. excellent poetry ms anjum..
    thanks again for featuring my humble piece. i'm really overwhelmed. can't get over it...happy holidays! God bless you!

  2. Lovely...:) so simple and cute!! Wish we had snow in Delhi!! the temperatures are dipping, but snow...never to be seen!!
    Happy December and a great New year ahead!:)

  3. Beautiful picture painted with your words. I like it!

  4. Cute, fun, seasonal :)
    happy gooseberry day!!!

  5. incredible imagery, wow.

  6. This is really vivid in imagination and imagery! Well penned!

  7. Greetings:

    Hope that you have had a great Merry Christmas.

    Thanks for the delightful support along the way,

    Happy New Year.

    Share a piece of your poetry today at our week 19 poetry picnic,

    Have fun!

    Sending you love and blessings.


  8. Trying to be bold... bearing the soft burden...The words continue to find you. We have not had any snow yet!