Poem – Winter Dreams

Submerged in the depths of winter,
the land beneath layers of ice,
and the pond a giant glass oval,
I dream of childhood…

As the snow blanketed the sky and trees
we listened intently to the radio
waiting, hoping that our school
would close for the day.

After snowstorm stopped,
outside in the front-yard,
the snow piled high along the street,
we built snow-forts and prepared for battle.

Now, so many years later,
dreams and outlooks have shifted
and what was more external,
has become an internal quest
for silence and peace,
watching the setting sun.

Posted by williamricci

I am a student of zen and nature, and work to balance people, technology, and the environment.

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3 Replies to “Poem – Winter Dreams”

  1. Beautiful 💜💓💞

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    1. Thank you much Willow! It is still snowing here and the wind is a bit brisk.

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      1. Looks nicer than it is in reality I know!🌹

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