valerie jaeger

New Growth - Poem by valerie jaeger

they say nothing can live
in the frost-bound coldness
of december, but here,
unfolding despite this bitter air:
the fresh feel
of warm hands under mine.
the glass-edged leaves
beneath our feet melt into
liquid leather softness,
of what grows here
in december.

Comments about New Growth by valerie jaeger

  • (2/17/2005 1:46:00 AM)

    This is breathtaking Valerie. I must say you have an innate whimsical style. I love it. Keep it up.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 28, 2004

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 3, 2004

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