Tagged: winter

even holly seizes

even holly seizes
the occasion
in the middle of
winter to catch
snowflakes on her
tongue,
stretching her neck
towards the sky
.
20220115:2005
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in the middle of

in the middle of
winter, we worry about
overheating, fire

hazards, and we pray we don’t freeze,
huddled under the same roof
.
20220110:1834
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yesterday’s winter

yesterday’s winter
solstice slipped passed nobody
and everybody –

another wave of cases
capturing our attention
.
20211222:1811
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autumn retreats, a

no, we will never

no, we will never
recover the summer of
2021 –

autumn drags us kicking and
screaming into winter, a blur
.
20211110:2200
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and here is the hour

and here is the hour
you withheld from yourself last
winter in order

to enjoy it today – delayed
gratification hooey
.
20211107:1633
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cutting back winter’s

cutting back winter’s
bamboo to make room for growth –
spring has a funny

way of saying hello, armed
with snow, rain, shears, and shovel
.
20210328:2127
y

two months in, mashi

a cold winter’s night,

all winter long,

all winter long,
savoring the
cucumbers
we pickled
last year, when
we worried
about excess
.
20210125:2038
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