poetry by j matthew waters

weeks before winter solstice

north by northwest winds do blow
giving rise to wooden and metallic chimes
previously content and on the down-low

I thought I had put them away for the winter
but alas they are alive again
imitating hummingbirds feeding voraciously
somewhere below the tropic of cancer

although the fire may be burning bright
do not shutter your windows my dear
for tomorrow a shining light may arrive
bringing forth the freshest of air

november two thousand eighteen
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3 thoughts on “weeks before winter solstice

  1. Reading your deep and lovely poetry is a wonderful way to greet the morning, John. ❤

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