William Blake Beckett

Rookie - 0 Points (May 15,1995 / Denver, Colorado, United States of America)

A Warmth Known Only To Me - Poem by William Blake Beckett

I see a tundra filled with sparkling white.
I squint my eyes at it's dazzling allure.
And I wonder if it would be alright
If I were to hope to see it once more.

It is snow that causes swells in her chest
And her smile is what always stirs mine.
A flower at worst, an angel at best,
She stands, warm in winter, frozen in time.

Maybe one day I could summon the strength
To confess to her in the Winter heat
That one day we could, together, at length
Enjoy long moments where our eyes would meet.

And should I gaze upon her face again,
I would hope to feel snow upon my skin.


Comments about A Warmth Known Only To Me by William Blake Beckett

  • Veteran Poet - 1,198 Points Oduro Bright Amoh (9/14/2014 5:21:00 PM)

    Your eyes would meet one day. Sweet (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 4,766 Points Francis Lynch (9/14/2014 1:32:00 PM)

    I have to say, the melancholy is dirge-like. The imminent demise of the Romantic beauty is astounding in such a young poet. Well-done. I'd like to read it again after a hard edit. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 35,597 Points Gajanan Mishra (9/14/2014 11:16:00 AM)

    fine love gazing upon the face, thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Carl Wilde (9/14/2014 5:57:00 AM)

    A love lost is a moment of endless sentiment!
    Your hidden recherché of instinct, has majestically intertwined with a moment of unforgettable imagination.
    Best wishes. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,720 Points Neela Nath (9/14/2014 5:00:00 AM)

    Congrats William.
    Loved those mesmerizing lines- - - Maybe one day I could summon the strength
    To confess to her in the Winter heat
    That one day we could, together, at length
    Enjoy long moments where our eyes would meet. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,796 Points Mihaela Pirjol (9/14/2014 4:07:00 AM)

    Beautifully written sonnet! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,306 Points Bernard Snyder (9/14/2014 1:43:00 AM)

    Wonderfully worded poem. Also, congrats on being voted as 'poem of the day! Well-deserved. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (9/14/2014 12:41:00 AM)

    Romantic poem and full of hope and hope adorned (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,063 Points Heather Wilkins (9/24/2013 2:56:00 PM)

    I have read your bio very impressive. Keep up the nice work. excellent poetry. You are quite a young man. congrats. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Nidhi Saxena (9/14/2013 9:55:00 PM)

    Great job indeed....! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,362 Points Tiku . (9/14/2013 10:50:00 AM)

    sweet ink.love id dripping thick from lines.liked it. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,879 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (9/14/2013 6:28:00 AM)

    lovely poem...It is the warmth in us that keeps the spark of life alive...otherwise we are as good as dead...well done! Keep up the warmth and keep enlivening PH... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,924 Points Kanniappan Kanniappan (9/14/2013 2:22:00 AM)

    Hi William Blake Beckett,
    Wonderful sonnet, very nicely written about 'tundra'. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,947 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (9/14/2012 10:56:00 PM)

    emotions are spoken in terms of temperature! Nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,022 Points Leslie Philibert (9/14/2012 7:58:00 AM)

    A very fine poem indeed (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 264 Points Ellias Anderson Jr. (9/10/2012 7:06:00 AM)

    Warmth that is coming from this poem is great and nice. well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Mel. D. (9/7/2012 8:01:00 PM)

    Aww! This is such a sweet sonnet! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 1, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 12, 2012


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