Sandra Fowler
W. Columbia, WV, USA
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As I Count Your Days

Rating: 5.0
I count the snowflakes as I count your days.
The hollows hold evaporated stars.
Each one as unique as a poem thought,
Bears witness to winter's eternity.

The landscape is the color of old wood.
Vividness would disturb its elegance.
Within its depth I carve your Slavic face
And feel my fingers warmed by memory.
Previously published: Skylark, Purdue University Calumet
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Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK 07 December 2009
Imagery immense…nice treat… Ten… Ms. Nivedita UK
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'each one as unique as a poem thought'...truely wonderful poem
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Vaibhav Pandey 07 February 2009
exquisite work m' smooth and tender.......great imagery. 10 all the way
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Meggie Gultiano 23 December 2008
a wonderful write..and once again, full of imagery as you can truly do it.Full of emotions poured out on this piece.
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Chitra - 30 November 2008
the depth of memories is simply not measurable, but your magical quill has managed to fathom those depths.
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Mamta Agarwal 16 November 2008
Sandra, you have a way with words and weave magic with your deep insight and imagery. a short poem, but very evocative.10. i could feel so many emotions reading it. winter lanscape, mood and then the warm ending. love Mamta
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Sulaiman Mohd Yusof 01 March 2008
purity of bonding is always everlasting.
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Bill Grace 29 September 2007
I do not know anyone on the contemporary seen who writes of love with greater power than SF. Bill Grace
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Francesca Johnson 18 March 2007
'The landscape is the color of old wood. Vividness would disturb its elegance.' I found those two lines really beautiful. They give the poem atmosphere and reality, a backcloth to the whole picture, the whole scene. And your last two lines finished off the poem superbly. An enjoyable read for me. Thank you, Sandra. Love, Fran xx
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Jim Foulk 19 January 2007
you really do know how to decribe out side picture of the beautiful things that your eyes do see, and brings them to your heart and mind to be able to place them into such wonderful poetry.
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