Friday, February 3, 2017

Blistering Cold

cold, frozen, bitter
white flakes fall and crash
they pile, cover, conceal
all in sight in bright
bitter stark white

beautiful yet deadly
if stepped upon wrong
one can tumble and fall
or crash
in a burning cold

pins and needles
all over your skin
prickle and consume
the inside and out

silent screams and pleas
fail
unheard unseen
unspoken as they
cry and shriek
into the blistering burning
winds that tangle and tug
forever losing your way

in the bright
white frozen
tundra of falling
water crystals
-ADF

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