ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

November - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

November month of fog and mists.
The early mornings have a bite
the silver grass by Jack Frost kissed
in the dark hours of the night.
The sun reluctant slow to rise
His winter rays no longer warm
that frost persists is no surprise.
This is the calm before the storm.
Winter advances openly
no power can withstand its might
What has to be will come to be
A winter world of black and white.
Though advent justifies a feast
the winter cares not in the least.

Comments about November by ivor or ivor.e hogg

  • (11/2/2007 4:07:00 AM)

    What a great way to lift the winter blues, one of your poems is the way i choose..10 (Report) Reply

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  • (11/1/2007 4:31:00 PM)

    Hey Ivor! Your becoming a celebrity! Your writes are Grrreat! (10) ! !
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  • Ernestine Northover (11/1/2007 3:47:00 PM)

    What can I say but 'Perfect'. A delicious piece of the very best standard.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX
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  • (11/1/2007 3:34:00 PM)

    The tight syllable count gives this piece a nice rhythm-I especially enjoyed the line, the 'silver grass by Jack Frost kissed.' I lovely well crafted read here, Ivor.
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  • (11/1/2007 3:31:00 PM)

    This is lovely! The sentiment, the senses, the language-all perfectly melded into a perfect form, a wonderful sonnet!
    Great work, Ivor!
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  • (11/1/2007 2:17:00 PM)

    This one's a keeper, well crafted and evocative.
    Nice work.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011

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