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Opening the Gate February 20, 2007

Filed under: Poetry — jojanoski @ 8:55 am


A Workshop Assignment
A huitain–8 lines, 8 syllables per line
Rhyme Scheme ababbcbc

Opening the Gate


Smiling frozen, glaring glass eyes
your face is winter running late.
Silent isolation, good-byes,
my yearning for kisses must wait
for you to remember how fate
prevails when love breaks tender hearts,
opening rigid white dream gates,
setting words free with love-fresh starts.


Photo and Poem
Copyright 2007 JO Janoski





One Response to “Opening the Gate”

  1. Great job on this poem. I love this form. I also did one but its a day late.
    My dauhter was home last week, and I am behind on things.

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