Thursday, January 26, 2023

winter #76519

winds search me head to toe
volant, a waterfall of sound
their coldness is everywhere 
but also--so patient with me 

I listen: they tell me everything
dumb once upon a winter time
so loudly, intending to alert all
my personal emergency systems
Pic: The backyard from the upstairs landing. It almost looks like a black-and-white picture... except for the pillows that I always fail to bring in every year...


StephLove said...

What does the number signify?

Gillian said...

A lot of winter.

maya said...

StephLove, I talk about the weather a lot--so it's just a random (but high) number.

Gillian--for sure!

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