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i saw my reflection in a snowflake today

by Kimberly Bare

flawless beauty
only
for a moment

touched
by the warmth of breath
and left

a glistening reminder
of what once
was

01/23/2004

Posted on 01/23/2004
Copyright © 2022 Kimberly Bare

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Maureen Glaude on 01/23/04 at 08:04 PM

very intriguing and fleeting but precious.

Posted by Rula Shin on 01/25/04 at 05:38 PM

Lovely poem. A beautiful comparison between the snowflake and the speaker. This piece has a very thoughtful and 'reflective' tone that links the subject to the title. The reader is also left a little heartbroken at the idea of momentary flawless beauty and it's "glistening reminder of what once was" flawless and beautiful in yourself. Very nice work Kimberly, I really liked this so much. :-)

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