Breakup

images.nationalgeographic.com

by unflinching grey banks
in early fields of day
feeling recalcitrant cold’s
seepage by river’s bend
i hear ice shards splitting
and like promises once kept
sense Spring’s inevitable bloom

 

© 2014 S. Michaels
Riverstones

 image: pinecone in ice; images.nationalgeographic.com

 

 

 

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