WINTERING

Originally posted in 2013. Poem with Audio 🙂

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Wintering this body.

I wear my seperateness

like a shield from fantasy

and the fear of cold.

I know by now

one santa claus

who comes with a strange,

black gift for each of us.

I know love is real

but a fugitive from law.

That freedom’s breath is raw

and the world we think round

is shapeless after all.

~ Melanie Blackwell

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  1. There are so many things I love about this poem…I don’t even know where to start. So, just know that it’s perfect and I love it.

  2. Pingback: WINTERING — Wordifull | Rethinking Life

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