Peace, One And All

Peace, One And All short poem

Winter snow
And a fiery glow
From eyes that twinkle
Like the flakes below

A romantic stroll
Along the water’s edge
Dodging screaming children
Cutting corners on a sledge

Buildings, trees
And fences ablaze
With bright, twinkling lights
In the wintery haze

An explosion of colour
From above and below
Magical hues
Reflected in the snow

And all the while
The chilling cold
Misty breath
And joy, behold

Distant bells
Ring joyful chimes
Peace, one and all
It’s Christmas time.

This poem is part of the Poetry Book “Positively Poetic – Volume 2

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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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Christopher S. Bunch

I like how it ends. I thought it was an apocalypse poem until the very end… The ABAA rhyme scheme flows nicely in this poem.


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