Poetic Journeys #20 – Another Winter Solstice. . .

December 15, 2009 by  
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Poetic Journeys #20 - Another Winter Solstice. . .

Poetic Journeys

The air is crystal hard, not clear;
Chilled by mottled, somber blankets.
Cold grey on darker grey
Lift pillars above the dull snow.
Yet this drear light lies.
Beyond the grimly bare trees
Wild rose and black briars
Set stealthy green shoots.
Below the grimy, frozen slush
Day lilies and daffodils
Swell towards their spring explosion.
Above the lowering, gloomy clouds
Summer’s sun begins to spiral
Towards its golden kaleidoscope.
Come, companions, into my fire
Where salamanders dance their release
Of Vernal rainbows trapped by leaves
Into this log for this fire to dance warmth
To make the sterile cold, pregnant.

©2004, 2009 by Ambrose Hawk.

Ambrose Hawk is the author of Exploring Scrying He currently resides in the Ozarks forests with a pride of rescued of cats, his beloved wife, and their stray terrier, Darling.

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2 Responses to “Poetic Journeys #20 – Another Winter Solstice. . .”

  1. Tonya Kay says:

    Thank you for this, Ambrose.
    .-= Tonya Kay´s last blog ..Updated December 15th, 2009 =-.

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