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Alone in a Frozen Ice---World.

Updated on January 5, 2013

I look down at my feet, bare upon the solid ice,

The smooth, thick ice holds my feet so tight.

I cannot move.

My toes are turning blue.

How did it come to this?.

Was it your fault?

Was it mine?,

Or did we let other people "in".?


My feet are getting colder, as I look down again,

Silence in the atmosphere, apart from gentle throbbing

of my pain.

Oh! What has brought me here again?.


I loved enough, or did I ?

You loved me, that I know.

Yet Here I stand in this frozen world again,

Left alone to think, of how I have returned

to this frozen waste.

No mobile phones in this ice-----.land,

No way to call for help.

My own wits are my only source of answers.

I see the fir trees in the distance, Most are covered with snow,

How beautiful they look as I see a shard of green,

amongst the grey and white, that´s everywhere.

The green is like a life--line.

A border to this Ice-world, but my feet, they stil

are captured skin upon the ice.


Apendages are falling off..... My nose, my fingers......

NO! They´re not. It only feels that way.

Suddenly I scream as my feet feel torn from skin,

Skin left upon the ice as I am whisked aloft.

My face is turned into a shoulder, as strong arms

lift me high. I´m carried through the ice and wind, then snow

I´ve no idea who is here or where it is I go.....

But soon I´m sitting on your knees, a fire is aglow,

Your warm arms are enfolding me as a fleece warm

blanket is wrapped around my feet..

The ice---world is behind me.

My feet are thawing out,

I dare to lift my face and look.....

I look into your eyes and know , your love has

overpowered yet again.Safe..I am , because of you, again.

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Dim, saved by love .. beautiful pics and a moving emotional write.!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you, cleaner3. You always leave a comment that uplifts me.

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      Bijaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Kathmandu, Nepal

      moving piece. It just happens in Love

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      :))))

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      Scarface1300 4 years ago

      A loving epithany. Great words my friend... Chris

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Hi trekking buddha, Thank you for your kind remarks

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      Eddie Carrara 4 years ago from New Hampshire

      Dim, Love has a way of changing everything! Love the photos!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you Scarface...........

      It´s a beautiful comment.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you eddiecarrara..........

      yes love changes everything.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Oh my goodness, this is stunning in every aspect, from your beautiful words written to the amazing imagery!!! Yes, Love is THE answer to all in this lifetime no doubt!

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Cagsil 4 years ago from USA or America

      Hey Dim Flaxenwick, a very nicely stated piece. :) :D

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you Faith Reaper......... Love conquers all, I think.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Hi Cagsil....... I am always pleased to gain your approval.

      Thank you for commenting.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      you took me, dear friend, into a profoundly beautiful dream world of impressionistic poetic imagery and the sounds of Debussy or Satie - thank you for taking me away - my cinematic heart is pounding after reading this one - hubwow is the word of the day and sending you my cherished good thoughts and good energy from lake erie time ontario canada 5:39pm with the diminishing red sky in the west calling for the end of the day

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      omg..this is...gorgeous! as breath-taking as the frigid air of need, lonliness, fear...wow..

      Not whole, not here, not wanting to be here - and then...

      whole...fulfilled...loved..

      i simply adored the circle of this deeply touching and real story..

      breathless, Dim - sooo humbled by the quality of your poetry..

      up and sharing...

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      Bill Blackburn 4 years ago from Twentynine Palms, California

      Wow that was quite a ride! Beautifully done!

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      Sunnie Day 4 years ago

      Hello Dim, this was such a deep profound poem. It reminded me of a broken heart, that is numb from the brokenness. At the brink of despair. Just when death is so close and there seems like there is no hope, God reaches down and showers the heart with love. Thank you for sharing. I really loved this. Happy New Year my friend. Wishing you many blessings from above.

      Sunnie

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Dearest Epi.... Can´t thank you enough for your wonderful appraisal of my poem. Coming from one as gifted as you , it is a real compliment.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      ImKarn23,

      Your comment brought tears to my eyes. I did not expect such a reaction from this poem.

      Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      hello web923,

      I appreciate your comment very much. Thank you.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Oh Sunnie, so good to see you, and thank you, thank you for such a beautiful comment.

      Can´t believe I´m crying over the comments here.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Oh how wonderful;true beauty in words and images.

      I vote up.across and share all around.

      Eddy.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      I´m happy that you liked it Eiddwen.

      Thanks for commenting.-

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      Micky Dee 4 years ago

      Beautifully done my dear.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 4 years ago from Great Britain

      Sure is good to see on my pages , Micky.

      God bless.

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