Cigeng Zhang

Gold Star - 14,535 Points (China)

This Winter You Came - Poem by Cigeng Zhang

This winter you came
Clouds in bloom
For a sweetheart
You lost

This winter you felt
A snowed wall was melt
For a sweetheart
You met

This winter you watched
Magpies arrived
For a sweetheart
You missed out

This winter you understood
Your sweetheart cried
This winter you promised
You came … you stayed?

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Comments about This Winter You Came by Cigeng Zhang

  • Christopher Tye (9/19/2016 9:20:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem and really expressive words. (Report) Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/20/2016 10:36:00 AM)

    Love, life and nature! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Brick (12/4/2015 5:46:00 AM)

    I made a foolish comment about the absence of emotion in the previous poem. I didn't see the obvious explanation: You were describing a deserted place; people are only temporarily absent. But this poem is very different: in boldly written stanzas you give us the main events in one man's amorous life. The repetition of the words WINTER and SWEETHEART emphasize what's really important: that other person who deserves better treatment by the man, and the passage of time. The question mark at the end shows us this drama is too complex for a neat ending. The ordeal of sustaining a genuine live relationship proves to be provisional: nothing is settled yet. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 4, 2015

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