Stephen Wylie

Rookie - 369 Points (Glasgow)

Darkness Lessens


Slowly winter's darkness lessens,
Solstice gloom abates;
As it does our spirit freshens,
Attains enlivened states.

Pale snowdrop blossom
Refreshes hopes,
In a landscape softened
By replenished light.

As nature quickens,
Grows lushly verdant,
Keenly our mind anticipates
A Springtime bloom that scintillates.

Submitted: Thursday, February 20, 2014

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  • Rookie Ingeborg Von Finsterwalde (2/25/2014 7:21:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem where every line holds the promise of spring. It warmed my heart...

    Ingeborg (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,479 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/23/2014 7:28:00 PM)

    Bursting with a beauty that is both rich and refreshing (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,830 Points Roseann Shawiak (2/20/2014 11:04:00 PM)

    Lovely lilting poem, easy flowing rhythm within it's poetical essence.
    Really great how you slide from winter to spring, lessening the darkness
    as you bloom in our minds. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on my
    poem: Progress Is Not Reality. Glad you liked it, especially the trees.
    RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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