D-Verse poetics-A January winters day

Snow on the ground

On a dark January morning

The icy breeze

Cuts through me

Like a knife

I bundle up

In a hat, scarf and gloves

Brave the icy morning air

To take my dog for a walk

As we return from our morning stroll

Snowflakes land on our noses

I take off my dog’s lead

And watch him frolic in the snow.

Snow crunching under my feet

I join in the fun

After a half hour of playing in the snow

We’re both ready to go back indoors

For a nice warm mug of hot chocolate

Now in out of the cold

I shut the wintery day outside

I will watch winter from afar

From the safety of my recliner

Where I now sit reading a good book.

Poetics: The Blizzard of the Self | dVerse (dversepoets.com)

Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

24 thoughts on “D-Verse poetics-A January winters day”

  1. I so love the sentiments in this poem, Carol Anne! Yes, we should never let winter wear us down. ❤️❤️ Thank you so much for writing to the prompt!

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  2. You have described the perfect way to deal with a snowy day! I think of my daughter and her family with a dog that will be one in March….the exhuberance of a dog in snow just has to warm your heart and make you feel like a kid again, right? But oh, that lovely reclining chair, hot chocolate, a good book, and I’d add an afghan on my lap to the scene. Enjoyed this very much!

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  3. Oh, Carol Anne, that January winter day was so familiar! We have had an icy breeze for several days now that indeed cuts like a knife and I too have been bundled up in a hat, scarf and gloves. Your poem has a strong appeal to the senses. Yes, a hot chocolate and a good book, please.

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