Winter Children

January 21, 2013
By CatrionaCarson GOLD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CatrionaCarson GOLD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"She always had that about her, that look of otherness, of eyes that see things much too far, and of thoughts that wander off the edge of the world."

Joanne Harris

The children of winter
Are fiery despite the cold
And in the summer
Have the chills when lying in the sun

Only we appreciate the way the snow falls
And how late at night
It twinkles under the street light
Only we can understand how it feels to feel more powerful
And full of life when the wind is blowing and our hands our numb

We are special in our own way
Like a snowflake drifting from the Heavens
We are the rulers of everything that becomes frozen
And we harness the power of the night

Children of the Winter
Oversee the realm of snow
And call it their home
And when it melts away
Their hearts ache for another
Two hundred and sixty something days

The author's comments:
I was born in December and I've always loved the snow and the cold. And it was snowing one night and I was outside walking my dog and I started talking to myself and it was some of the verses to this poem.

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