A Season in Time

By Meadowhawk

A season in time
cruelly cast
amid snickering 
indifferent shadows
a moaning weeping entity
whose pleading whispers
for warmth and comfort
are swept unheard 
across sterile empty fields
by the kiss
of a frigid breath
that has no pity
has no conscience

A season in pain
stabbed and slashed
by the sharp
icy tongue
of an ill-tempered wind
a defenseless spirit
bitten deep to the core
by the cool stiletto fangs
of a brutally callous foe
which has no mercy
has no remorse

A season forgotten
watching
with sad clouded eyes
as a dying world
slowly withers
and crumbles
into a dull brown chaff
to be blown asunder
and silently smothered
beneath the crystal white lid
of a dark lonely tomb
without light
without life
 

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Copyright 2018 Meadowhawk
Published on Thursday, January 4, 2018.     Filed under: "Reflective" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

I await the Spring.
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  • Cassette On Thursday, January 4, 2018, Cassette (1206)By person wrote:

    I found myself immersed in the imagery of this... bring on the spring

  • Arwen On Thursday, January 4, 2018, Arwen (191)By person wrote:

    "stiletto fangs" I truly do love this metaphor :)

  • midnights voice On Thursday, January 4, 2018, midnights voice (1023)By person wrote:

    I almost thought it was about an indifferent cold lover .

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