*Beauty of Winter

Lie still, lie still while the stiff bone-tiredness spends itself in sleep,
while the snow floats by, the solstice passes and new a space opens,
slippy sugar frosting
over a muffled, breathy hole in time.
Drop down, drop down and dream towards the coming year.

by Jean Morris, Photos and text here.

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9 thoughts on “*Beauty of Winter

  1. Wow, thank you for reposting this, Lilian! I’m so pleased you liked it.

    1. You’re welcome, Jean. Thank you for posting it in the first place. I love the imagery and the peace it invokes. I keep re-reading it.

  2. That is beautiful – and Jean so often comes up with really classy things. As do you, Lilian.

  3. Beth, I’m glad you enjoyed it.

    Litlove, thank you.

  4. ah, that was balm to my sore soul…thank you šŸ™‚

  5. Lovely.

    Have a wonderful end to the year, Lilian. It’s been great sharing this one with you.

  6. Yes, thanks for the inspiration this year, Lilian and this one from Jean is lovely. I like that last line: “Drop down, drop down and dream towards the coming year.” I need to cultivate that dream space, especially now.

  7. Becca, I’m so glad. It was balm for me as well.

    Di and you too!

    Pete, I think we all do. At least I know I do.

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