23 November 2011

Preparations

Half naked trees
losing their leaves
slowly undressing.

We cover up
and snuggle up
and eat it all up.

Both groups just try
ways to survive
the long winter's night.


Included in The Gooseberry Garden's Poetry Picnic Week 15

5 comments:

  1. Well done. Nice image portrayed in words!
    http://charleslmashburn.wordpress.com/2011/11/27/those-times-ago/

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  2. brilliant in simple ways,
    well done.

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  3. best part of winter :) cuddling

    my entry: http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/2011/11/28/as-one/

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  4. Marlene - thanks :)
    Marbles - I was playing with that first stanza for a while, trying to fit that feeling into the right poem.
    Cello - Thank you
    Lynn - I love cuddles, too!

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