Mark R Slaughter


A Winter Message


A flake of snow in flurry thro' the air
Had landed as a kiss upon my cheek:
A secret message, just for me to share;
To take to heart but never dare to speak
About or presuppose to other eyes
Your open feelings - distant though they are.
And so, upon your lips, my OWN surprise:
A flake of snow returned from me afar.

Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2010










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Chill-Ice Of Winter

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Belies the sheets of snow

Submitted: Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Edited: Sunday, October 05, 2014

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We all fantasise, no matter the time of year

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  • Rookie - 20 Points Jack Price (11/9/2011 8:22:00 AM)

    Hello There Mark I hope you have been well over the years. Just read this wonderful poem and added it to my favorites list. Touching poem and I look forward to review more of your work since the site seems to be active again. You remind of one of my favorites Robert Frost boy, can he tell a story about nature! stay in touch. J. L. (Report) Reply

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