Part of the earth froze and we with it too

Those flattened-down fronds
and tree limbs too, the holes
in our road frozen over,
and in our yard this morning
the little birds stir
for what little food
they can—like us,
their lives held
together by such
small things.

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About pinklightsabre

William Pearse publishes memoir, travel journals, poetry and prose, and lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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One Response to Part of the earth froze and we with it too

  1. ksbeth says:

    the difference between life and death

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