Winter’s Depth : Day22 Nano Poblano

Is that right, it can’t  be so

I am seeing butterflies in the snow.

Gently round  my  fingers  they go

Enchanting  me why, I d not know

 

Little beauties don’t  you know

This is not  nature  for you to be her in the snow

Yet though it is right that you should go

I want you here because  you cheer me so

 

Here in the winter of my life

You show me that life and time are trite

Please if you can stay with with me for if you leave I shall cry

The only sanity I have left shall die.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

Low in the sky the winter sun is hung

Relieved now that  the year is neigh done.

Starling  light blinds  the eyes

The last of the remaining  birds have domain of the skies.

 

Morning draped in silver frost with veils of fog

Cold and daunting  arrives the dawn

A hoar on path and grass and log

Dark is unwilling to leave, slowly my fears are born.

 

Bleak and empty the world appears

Such a sad and sorry time of year!

 

TEAM Mark 

 

 

 

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. marcus
    Nov 22, 2014 @ 21:46:26

    (((Awhoooo)))

    Reply

  2. georgiakevin
    Nov 22, 2014 @ 23:30:08

    What a beautiful poem, your images are so real, so vibrant!

    Reply

  3. Paul
    Nov 22, 2014 @ 23:44:42

    Love the butterflies. I see you have turned your considerable writing skills to contemplating the scourge of winter. Definitely topical (not to be confused with tropical).

    Great post Willow.

    Reply

  4. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Nov 23, 2014 @ 04:05:48

    Butterflies of souls past?

    Reply

  5. Catnip
    Nov 23, 2014 @ 10:35:34

    Beautiful butterfly in snow.

    Reply

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