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like the snows of November,
(lightly, timid in askance)
you will return to me

in due time;
without fail—you will return
(erstwhile)
to me

and my hesitant heart
(retreating, retreating, retreating)
will be a far-off beacon at dusk
to your false ardor, a poetry of obdurate conceit
—whose interval seems unceasing;

All darkness and brooding winds
You twine and spin in savage dance
(quickening, hastening some new spell)

But failing, failing … failing

while this distance increases (curing
past injuries);
the suffering amid our pleading eyes (yours
of forgiveness, mine for freedom)
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In Snows of November, by ~neoHephaestus, we explore the give-and-take of those doomed and determined to return. ( Featured by GeneratingHype )
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LaRomanceWriter Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  New member
I love this piece!
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neoHephaestus Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for stopping by. :)
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ascelin Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2009
As much as I have always enjoyed your graphic work, I believe I enjoy your written work even more.

The honest sincerity in every words makes the pieces from you always enjoyable(if not bittersweet sometimes) to read.
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Crayola-PixXxi Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008
wow...I truely love this...good job!
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DarkenedBeauty Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2008
wow. just wow.
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passiveye Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
yes, very good. :D ill be sure to read your other work..
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ElementalFae Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
amazing.
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wisteria2262 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
very nice! i'd love it if you could check out my poetry.
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Pir12345 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008
Very beautiful poem. You're really talented writer! :D
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beautifulxblackxrose Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008   Traditional Artist
its beautiful!
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