I balled up my grief between my hands, like snow, until the cold settled into my bones. I imagined I could hear your voice calling me into the house.

My fingers opened; I left my sorrow under the junipers, waiting for spring.

9 responses to “Winter

  1. Bet those fingers were hurting from the cold of that sorrow too.


  2. This feels so familiar — it’s gorgeous.


  3. I know this feeling all too well..


  4. Jennifer G. Knoblock

    …and by then it will have turned into flowers 🙂


  5. So sad – but so relatable…


  6. I can feel the sadness. Nice job!


  7. Gorgeous, as always, my friend. Love that you created the snowball, as opposed to having a round object already prepared for the prompt.


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