Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bedford Place

We stare through windows
watching leaves, rain, and snow
collapse onto the garden below.
Hoping it’s all an anachronism.
We won’t allow time to pass.

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Favourite

They’re looking,
back and forth,
at your lips on my forehead.
At your arms searching for my waist.
At your fingers linking with mine.
I see their confusion and whispering
and become little more
than the blush across my cheeks.
December’s never felt so warm.

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Drowning Within

The snow falling from above
powders my hair, my cheeks, my coat.
I’m about to splinter.
I despise these goddamn goodbyes
and the waves of grief that fill my stomach.
I fear a time when this world will be
black and white,
bottled and stored,
no longer a part of the whole.

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You Are My Winter

Your rough beard scratches my soft cheek
as you hug me with your sweater arms.
A comforting woodsy cologne scent envelops me and
I lay my head on your warm shoulder.
You are my winter.

I make a pot of tea and
steal the down comforter
from our dark wood bed
for cuddling couch purposes.
I dance around in flannel and wool socks
in front of the fireplace
to be your winter.

Sweet winter loveliness
creates feather-soft feelings inside us,
our eyes alight with requited joy.

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