Tagged: 2010

at the first drop of

at the first drop of
the coming blizzard, we
dug deeply into our
comforters, took
cover, drew
warmth from
long, expectant
breaths –

before the first drop
reached us, they
dug deeply into their
battle boots, stepped
out
, drew
determination from
the grey,
weighty sky
.
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one-hundred-twenty-