|Winter's Cold Grasp
Author: Hamann PM
A Free verse poem about the depressional feelings of Winter.Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Poetry/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 134 - Published: 01-16-12 - Status: Complete - id: 2989102
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~ Winter's Cold Grasp ~
Summer's blanket, swept away
Once again by a too fast year
Fall baring the branches
Stripping them of their green beauty
Soon Winter's disease comes to infect you
Clenching your soul with a dark, empty feeling
Silence, the impenetrable mirror,
Reflecting the screaming, silent ghost of Past.
You know it's there, eating away at your
Memories, haunting and black, re-emerging.
Try to run. Try to hide. You may succeed.
But they're screams will pierce through the mirror
They'll wrap their thin fingers around you,
Encase you in a cold grasp.
And suck you into the deep abyss
Destroy what's left
Soon they'll retreat, knowing you've had quite
Enough for one year. Waiting and waiting
Until finally begins