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Powdery Snow: A short poem about snowshoeing in deep powdery snow on a windy day.
Posted by Douglas, Jan 30, 2010. 2177 views. ID = 3147

Powdery Snow

Posted by Douglas, Jan 30, 2010. 2177 views. ID = 3147
This post was written in 15 minutes.
This is technically not about silence; it's about me being more silent than nature.
This post has been awarded 31 stars by 7 readers.
This post is Part 22 of a writing series titled Stories and Poems About Mountains.

The icy branches creak
As winter's north winds coldly blow,
And snowshoes sink a foot or more
In soft and powd'ry snow.
On days like this I love to trudge
In cushioned silence here
And startle into flight
The unsuspecting birds and deer.



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This post has been awarded 31 stars by 7 readers.
This post is Part 22 of a writing series titled Stories and Poems About Mountains. The next part of this series can be found here: Sacred Silence.
This post is part of a writing prompt: Silence!
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