The days are short,
The sun a spark,
Hung thin between
The dark and dark.
Fat snowy footsteps
Track the floor.
Milk bottles burst
Outside the door.
The river is
A frozen place
Held still beneath
The trees of lace.
The sky is low.
The wind is gray.
Purrs all day.
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Extraordinary how he uses the common details of a January day to set us down in a place and time that then becomes a piece of our memory- -I'm way too young to have had milk delivered in bottles to my door step and experience their breaking because they froze yet now it feels as though I had experienced it.
very fine, I like it, touching..
...........winter has it's own special charms....nice...
A great writing about the winter and feels happiness.
Ung ung ogga ogg uga unga unga
...This poem.....reminds me of the depression in the back of my head.....so sad....!
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