winter night


The bitter cold creeps in for winter
like a whole note in D minor
drawn across the strings
of a cello

Night engulfs daylight
offering peaceful quiet
as stars prick
the deep indigo sky

When settled into darkness
a comforter of calm covers me
I yearn to pull within myself
slumber my spirit for renewal

In winter dark I use new eyes,
new focus, new vision
snow becomes blue,
trees become shadow runes
connecting earth and sky
and this new perspective can be


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