winter comes as no surprise

try as i might
i can’t pull my reflection from this fly-specked mirror

a mirror gone dark
the dark of a very cold night

i walk under a clotted pewter sky
my shadow undulates upon rimy frozen waters

God protect me from that which i desire

nothing can protect me from my love for you
winter comes as no surprise

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Chyfrin the Celtic poet

Artist, Poet, Electrical/Biomedical Engineer, Actor, Playwright, Set construction, Educator, Lover of womankind and single malt scotch

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