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Wintry Night

June 2, 2012
By ashleyX13 PLATINUM, Memphis, Tennessee
ashleyX13 PLATINUM, Memphis, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"I've made mistakes; not one regret." Alyssa Nicolson

Empty branches
twigs stark against the sky.
Blank and bare 
in the moonlight,
swishing back and forth
in the icy wind.
Tree as white as the snow,
drifting downwards
slower than sleep.
Snowdrifts pile on the rolling hills.
Burying footprints
leading nowhere.

A wintry night.

The author's comments:
Inspired by a line in "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes.

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