Icy Leaves

How merciless is Fortune to bind you, Keeping you hidden with her harsh techniques. She wounds me thus: forcing my heart in two, I see the stark-white pallor of your cheeks. Though nightfall's gentle cradle shelters them From gluttonous Time's fast-decaying grasp, I dream of muted breath, a stolen gem That scolds as it slides …

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“On Monsieur’s Departure”: Analysis

The Poem On Monsieur's Departure By Queen Elizabeth I (?) I grieve and dare not show my discontent, I love and yet am forced to seem to hate, I do, yet dare not say I ever meant, I seem stark mute but inwardly do prate*. I am and not, I freeze and yet am burned, …

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Sky Waltz #writephoto

Here's another bit of creative writing for Sue Vincent's #writephoto challenge! Every week, Sue provides one of her own photos to inspire writers. This is an excellent challenge and a good opportunity to strengthen your writing skills! Their whispers are distant at first. They barely carry over the harsh whipping of the wind. As the …

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