Sandra Fowler

Rookie (February,4,1937 / W. Columbia, WV, USA)

Filigree - Poem by Sandra Fowler

Frail April snow, the blue smoke of old moods,
And filigree of nailprints on the mind,
A shadow paints the windowpane of dreams,
That young God-Man who gave Himself for spring.

Previously published in my book, 'The Colors Cry In Rain'.
Apollo Books, Inc.


Comments about Filigree by Sandra Fowler

  • Khairul Ahsan (7/19/2013 11:54:00 PM)


    A shadow paints the windowpane of dreams,
    That young God-Man who gave Himself for spring.
    So wonderful!
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  • Cindy Kreiner Sera (7/26/2009 1:05:00 PM)


    Beautiful title to poem and book, write exquisite - your touch - gentle compassion (Report) Reply

  • (5/25/2009 8:04:00 AM)


    You drew me right into the mood of frail April and the beauty of the imagery of it all. Simply splendid work. 10 Karin Anderson (Report) Reply

  • premji premji (5/10/2009 12:51:00 AM)


    jesus......
    your blood will not sleep
    until judgement day.........
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  • (10/10/2007 12:11:00 AM)


    If I ever preach again on Easter, I pray you will grant me the boon of using the last line of this poem in the church bulletin that would probably be involved. Elegant and fresh. You always have a gift for me when I can find the courage to pause and refresh for a moment. Bill Grace (Report) Reply

  • (10/5/2006 12:34:00 PM)


    Beyond the pain there is a true message of love for all
    Beautifully written
    Love duncan X
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  • john tiong chunghoo (3/28/2006 9:50:00 AM)


    dear sandra, you should try japanese short forms things like haiku, and tanka as you have a soul for those genres. (Report) Reply

  • Rajaram Ramachandran (11/24/2005 7:44:00 PM)


    How in four lines you have brought a world of ideas? Your imagination is very much high and colorful indeed! (Report) Reply

  • (11/16/2005 1:46:00 PM)


    This is subtle and graceful. Though I am not enamored of religion, I find the very words 'sacrificial redemtion' evocative on a visceral level. (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2005 7:42:00 PM)


    a lovely thought
    a lovely lovely feeling
    so sure certain
    faith guides us all
    to that place of pure peace
    a fine poem
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 3, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, December 29, 2006


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