Harriet James


Warm Inside


The wind howls
Through windowpanes
Leaves bristle
Swish on trees

Sanctuary sought
Playing jigsaw
A five thousand piece
On knees

Fire blazing
In the hearth
Adding rose-faced
Cheek

To banter
About who'll be first
To get up
And make the tea

Submitted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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