Evie Shockley

Nashville / Tennessee / United States
Evie Shockley
Nashville / Tennessee / United States
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On New Year's Eve

Rating: 4.5
we make midnight a maquette of the year:
frostlight glinting off snow to solemnize
the vows we offer to ourselves in near
silence: the competition shimmerwise

of champagne and chandeliers to attract
laughter and cheers: the glow from the fireplace
reflecting the burning intra-red pact
between beloveds: we cosset the space
of a fey hour, anxious gods molding our
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: life
Bernard F. Asuncion 31 December 2016
One cannot help but be optimistic about 2017.....
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Terry Craddock 31 December 2016
'frostlight glinting off snow to solemnize' the silence of snow, the quiet of snow, can so easily solemize so many things
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Domino A. Okoliko 31 December 2016
The longing is for sure... Nicely put
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Tom Allport 31 December 2016
life is all show and swankiness for some? nice poem though.
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A wonderful poem with touch of sadness Evie. Congrats on being selected member of the day Col Muhammad Khalid Khan
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Anil Kumar Panda 31 December 2016
Awesome. a long aching quiet in which we will hear nothing but the clean crack of our promises breaking. ...is beautiful. Hope this new year will bring hope and peace. HAPPY NEW YEAR.
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