Posted tagged ‘walking in snow poem’

Sounds of Snow Silence

January 3, 2015

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Sounds of Snow Silence

What passes for silence
in snow–
the flicks of flakes, shush
of pants’ legs, trees’ creak (rocking against
sky’s floor), the ocean
that is wind, the freeze
of my chin, which would sound, if cold
resonated, like a bolt tightening, lightbulb
screwed in, or when I bend
into the current, the glow
of its undertow.

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55 (without title) for the G-Man, who lives on at Real Toads.  The image (as is normally the case on my blog) is some construct of mine.  (All rights reserved.)