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****Frost and poem

By Mynett
My poem about - Frost

From out of the dark the long tendrils creep
Carried on mist, whilst we are asleep.
As they wend their way over all of the land,
Shaping the landscape, with a sweep of the hand.
As we stir in the night – pull the bedclothes up tight
Unaware of the magic which is woven tonight.

In the light of the moon the world starts to glow
As little ice crystals are starting to grow
Where the icy long fingers have had time to play
Leaving everything white for the start of the day
The windows once clear glass now frosted they stay
With the patterns of ice, in Jack Frosts special way.

In the morning it hangs there a cloud of damp ice
This fog in the mornings, which- is not so nice!
As we get out of bed and get dressed for the day
And see what is out there, to be cleared away….
All the frost on our paving and drives and windscreens
We will never be ready in time – so it seems.

Then the journey to work is pure magic to see
As the sunlight beams down on the new painted trees
As they glow in such glory with the new film of ice
And reflect the suns colours so golden – so nice
As they twinkle and sparkle in the light of the sun
Like the world is transformed to this magical one.

If you look at them closely these branches now hold
Some amazing ice crystals – a sight to behold
Little pinnacles growing towards the blue sky
How they all seem so perfect – I can not say why
All the grass and the hedges and also the trees
The houses the lampposts the cars – all have these.

Jack Frost is not welcome; it is true to say,
As it makes our day harder to go on our way.
But this special occasion he gave me such joy
As I felt like a child - with a brand new toy
With a world which was dusted and sparkled so white
From Jack Frost when he came, in the dead of the night.
By Linda Mynett 9/12/10

Tags: Flowers and plants Landscape and travel Poem and frosty trees

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ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 7:16PM
Lovely shot Linda...poem by you too?? If so....both very good

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Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 7:18PM
yes mike the poem was created today by myself Smile thank you
Trev_B 10 151 68 England
9 Dec 2010 7:28PM
Wow poetic and a damn good photographer.... some people have all the talent. Well done Linda.

danbrann 12 636 17
9 Dec 2010 7:30PM
So much talent it's untrue.
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
9 Dec 2010 7:38PM
Very clever Linda , a lovely poem and a beautiful image to match . perhaps you could publish your own book !
Regards Mary
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 7:43PM
I would not know where to begin Mary but thank you ... Smile
Ingleman 10 9 4
9 Dec 2010 7:50PM
Nice subject selection and beautiful presentation. Pretty as a picture!

EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
9 Dec 2010 7:55PM
Such skill and artistry in both departments, Linda! What a beautiful, wintry scene in your image and a lovely poem.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 8:04PM
thanks Andy and Ann
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 8:08PM
Love the subtle tones and colour.
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
9 Dec 2010 8:09PM
a pretty pair of trees, like the poem too.lesley
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
9 Dec 2010 8:17PM
Such an simple but elegant image, Linda: and your attached poem is excellent. So competent in many areas! Full marks to you.
9 Dec 2010 8:19PM
Wonderful image and a lovely poem. Well done.
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
9 Dec 2010 8:29PM
what a stunning shot Linda, beautifully composed and a wonderful poem too,

(Beau is now sending his wishes in V2 of my upload)
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
9 Dec 2010 8:32PM
Nice contrast with the both trees

baclark 8 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 8:33PM
Wonderful shot and such a lovely poem too. You are a multi talented lady!
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 8:34PM
thank you Smile
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 8:45PM
Wonderful image and words, both quite beautifully crafted.

andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 9:02PM
wonderful colours and light linda brilliant detail and a stunning poem ( i love words ) love them both Wink
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 9:13PM
WoW !! Linda your not just a pretty face, great talent i say.
Thanks for sharing.
wyatturp 11 2 England
9 Dec 2010 9:27PM
Beautiful done Linda

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 9:37PM
thanks everyone
9 Dec 2010 9:39PM
Lovely shot and wondeful poem Smile
Well done Linda
Techno Plus
8 2.2k 8 England
9 Dec 2010 10:00PM
Golly Gosh! That’s wonderful, waxing lyrical in highest, and the image isn’t bad either, seriously Linda excellent work all-round, most impressed..
PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 10:05PM
Wow you are so talented coming up with such wonderful words and exceptional image Linda. Congrats on both counts. Paul
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 10:06PM
gosh thanks everyone I am touched by your kindness
metro074 7 8 Australia
9 Dec 2010 10:10PM
Wow! A stunning capture Linda that poem is is book perfect!!
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2010 10:10PM
Lovely phot, great poem! ):
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
9 Dec 2010 10:49PM
Good shot Linda,and a fine poem too !!
It is refreshing for me to read a poem that is not a sea shanty.
And not a swear word in there too !!
fwatts 9
9 Dec 2010 11:49PM
what a talent or two linda cracking photo and poem xxx frank
Ridgeway 10 222 2 Ireland
10 Dec 2010 12:20AM
Well now Linda,very nice indeed,I see you were drawn to the trees as well,
Poetry,lovely accompanment to the images that are before me.
More inportantly it is yours.
Beautifully preaented.

Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
10 Dec 2010 3:39AM
A lovely image Linda and it goes so well with your beautiful poem................Sandy
10 Dec 2010 4:09AM
pleasing winter image, nicely isolated and composed.
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
10 Dec 2010 5:47AM
A beautiful image, Linda, and a wonderful poem, how talented you are. Carol
10 Dec 2010 6:25AM
Wonderful in both ways,a born artist with a mind to express.
fentiger 16 916 23 England
10 Dec 2010 7:43AM
A fine image to accompany your impressive poetry.

photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
10 Dec 2010 7:45AM
love the poem and the image Linda, great work
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
10 Dec 2010 7:53AM
Wonderful !

franken Plus
14 4.2k 4 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 8:33AM
Beautiful winter scene!

Trout_Man 8 1 30 Wales
10 Dec 2010 9:06AM
Clever Cloggs Smile Geoff xx
DeSilver Plus
9 14 12 England
10 Dec 2010 9:50AM

Quote:Clever Cloggs Geoff xx

Both picture and poem. Keep it up Linda Smile

10 Dec 2010 10:53AM
Beautiful image and wonderful poem Linda - clever girl, well done !

Ezo 7 7 England
10 Dec 2010 11:02AM
Great capture Linda and many thanks for including that beautiful poem, makes me feel glad to be alive (even in these harsh conditions) after reading something like that.
10 Dec 2010 12:11PM
Your' Photo is only surpassed by your' poetry!
Stunning photo and lovely poem, well done
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 2:44PM
Gosh Alan (Sydney2) thank you for the user award, what a lovely surprise. It has made my day Smile

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
10 Dec 2010 3:17PM
Love the photo and the poem, thanks for sharing!


TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 10 England
10 Dec 2010 5:21PM
What a super image, Linda, l can almost feel the cold radiating from it! Must be seen large for extra frost and coldness. And what a wonderful poem, too - it's just a pity I can't give you two votes, one for the image and one for the poem, so I'll just have to give you my UA instead...
TrevB Smile
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 6:25PM
this is something special,Linda.
Top quality work

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 6:32PM
Thank you Trev for your cherished user award, you have made my day, so glad you like it Smile

thanks everyone for the comments and encouragement on my work

Ray42 9 3 England
10 Dec 2010 7:04PM

Quote:Lovely shot Linda...poem by you too?? If so....both very good

I quite agree - a lady of many talents - congratulations on the two UA's
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 7:14PM
yes Ray, I enjoy writting my little ditties....

pamelajean Plus
11 994 1924 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 7:42PM
Wow, that poem is excellent, my teeth were chattering whilst I read it! Amazing frosty image to accompany it, too. Or is it the other way round?
See you in March, off to Spain.
Porthos 7 1 Northern Ireland
10 Dec 2010 7:49PM
Beautiful picture and poem.....Derek
10 Dec 2010 8:23PM
Love the image, Linda, has to be viewed large to be really appreciated. And the poem.......why not gather a smal book together of never know who or what is round the corner to print it. One talented lady!

Dave x
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 10:33PM
Fantastic shot accompanied by the perfect poem - great work on both accounts Linda - Ina
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2010 10:37PM
thanks so so much Smile
Suehh 10 39 6 England
10 Dec 2010 10:40PM
A photographer and a poet - well done Linda for both. I LOVE this image - sums up winter for me totally.

Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
10 Dec 2010 11:49PM
Beautiful - both image and words Smile

Sarah *
Phil1958 8 272 4 Wales
10 Dec 2010 11:54PM
Wonderful shot, lovely poem - you have real talent both in photography and poetry,

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 9:22AM
thank you Phil
acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 9:41AM
Beautifully captured...........Martin
Alan_Coles 11 178 11 Wales
11 Dec 2010 10:09AM
Fabulous shot and a talent for poeta too...well done.
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
11 Dec 2010 10:17AM
Gorgeous shot and great poem.
What a talented lady !
The snow and ice and frost can be so
very beautiful to see.

NeilWigan 7 16 16 England
11 Dec 2010 1:48PM
picture and poem perfectly paired.
Source 7
11 Dec 2010 7:06PM
A beautiful pic/scene.Lovely poem too
12 Dec 2010 12:00PM
Beautiful image and poem
Dave_Holdham 8 4 1 Wales
12 Dec 2010 2:15PM
Beautiful winter scene, well captured
12 Dec 2010 3:26PM
Elegant and 'cold' - first class.
Roly 10 Wales
12 Dec 2010 6:22PM
Super shot and poem Linda.I agree with Mary and Dave,you should think about putting a book together.
Adderwatcher 7 60 19 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 7:29PM
Wonderful poem and a lovely capture, very well done Linda!
DaveMead 8 23 14 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 9:48PM
There is far too much talent on show here. Firstly, one of the best winter images I have seen and then, an epic poem to go with it. Absolutely first class in every way.
12 Dec 2010 10:38PM
An excellent winters scene.
12 Dec 2010 11:18PM
Lovely shot.
fatherpie 9 18 12 England
13 Dec 2010 10:19AM
The full works - words and pictures - both fabulous
13 Dec 2010 6:35PM
Just arrived here with the aid of a spriit level and an AA map Linda Wink
Beautiful image and such a lovely poem, a pleasure to make it 100,
Jekaro 8 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2010 7:52PM
Another stunning image, Linda, just brilliant and such a wonderful poem.
13 Dec 2010 8:17PM
Sorry I've missed this one. It worth all the votes and awards. Excellent image and great poem. Congrats.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2010 8:48PM

Quote:Another stunning image, Linda, just brilliant and such a wonderful poem.

exceptional shot,
What a stunning shot Linda, and your poem is fabulous Grin
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
14 Dec 2010 9:16AM
My goodness Linda your poetry almost outshines you picture . Beautiful trees xx
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
14 Dec 2010 7:16PM
How did I miss this? Superb image Linda and the poem is so beautiful - love them both.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2010 7:48PM
thank you Smile I am so thrilled with your kind messages.
dmhuynh72 9 44 3 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2010 9:01AM
congrats on your well deserved UAs Linda
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2010 9:06AM
thanks Yung
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
18 Dec 2010 3:56PM
A wonderful winter scene and poem Linda, you deserve a click for both
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2010 3:59PM
Wow - thank you so so so so much for the UA Ed, that is a super surprise

Linda x
foggytwo 14 36 1 Scotland
19 Dec 2010 12:48PM
Absolutely fabulous image and verse Linda, I enjoyed reading it so much. Well done.
OAKEY 9 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2010 9:02PM
Fantastic image Linda and love the poem, really beautiful and very well done.
Snapper_T 13 862 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2011 11:29PM
Beautiful image. Winter is a great time for fantastic photography.

DaveMead 8 23 14 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2011 10:15AM
It has taken a long time for me to choose my December Photo of the Month as there was so much wintry wonder to choose from. However, this combination of a beautifully simple frosty image and a wonderful poem has to be the winner. Smile
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2011 6:49PM

Quote:It has taken a long time for me to choose my December Photo of the Month as there was so much wintry wonder to choose from. However, this combination of a beautifully simple frosty image and a wonderful poem has to be the winner.

Thank you so so much for this award which means more to me than you will ever know, I am truely chuffed to bits Smile

Linda xx

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