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...Gilded Winter... poetry by Carole Anzolletti

Updated on January 10, 2015

A gilded sadness

in her harrowed heart

pulling strings of day

and night apart

The breathing and darkness

envelope the life

of worrying daughter

mother

wife

The tireless clock is ticking

the ghosts come close

and cold

the heart once strong and solid

has grown compliant and old

The daytime churns

with repeated concerns

The nighttime decends

with uncertain friends

The horizon draws near

The destination more clear

As tireless time ticks on

Art and Poetry by Carole Anzolletti

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    Carole Anzolletti 2 years ago from The Phantom Queen's Labyrinth

    clivewilliams, thank you so much :)

    Anna Haven, I appreciate that!

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    Clive Williams 2 years ago from Nibiru

    nice poem

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    Anna Haven 2 years ago from Scotland

    Nicely penned.