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Spring Frost
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Spring Frost

My tender little seedlings, frail and green,

like slivers of a delicate wire,

timidly break through the softened ground.

I have placed them in the sunny spot at the corner of the house

each tendril arm reaches from its earthen mound.

Seeking sun and water, they grow a bit each day

until last night when Winter returned

and stole them all away.


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Submitted: Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2008

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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