Eternal Shades of Winter


Eternal Shades of Winter

The sky unfolds before me

In serene quietude

In pale

Boundless beauty

Singular and silent

A vast space

Today, in mourning dress

An undivided grey

Bleak, eternal shades

Of winter

Darkened corridors of clouds

Like shadows

Fallen on the ground

Impenetrable

And cold

Like betrayal

Yet dreamlike

And somehow soft

Like a velvet sigh

Unmoved

By the whispering

Of the wind

Or the weeping

Of the rain

Distant

And drifting on

Alone

© Ann Bagnall 2015.

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