Weeks of Winter

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Fantasy

We channel winter ice water in our veins picturing frosted breath the air a snap to the skin We channel winter forgotten snows and the silence as it falls a fantasy to escape unending summer carrying ourselves into the cold - Caroline A. Slee

Above the Wind

The mountains are swallowed By greedy sands Rising like an ocean Into the sky On the ground below We are blinded The air stinging our skin As we lean into our steps Above the wind Above the clouds Snow flurries into the sky As winter holds court In these last days Before spring bursts forth … Continue reading Above the Wind

The Dream of Snow

The sky shifts colors growing pale with winter light and the wind carries a bite nipping at our skin Breath fogs the sky as we step out into the chill the ground shining like glass beneath unsteady feet The flurries begin their dance across the air bringing the silence of prayer to cover the Earth … Continue reading The Dream of Snow

Behind the Wind

Our mountains vanish beyond chill winds a snowfall rushing downward a curtain blocking half of the world the wind outside blurs earth into sky stirring up the desert into frost and sand biting into our skin like an ice storm with its shards shrieking through the air like a keening travelling over the sea to … Continue reading Behind the Wind

Snowflowers

A world blanketed in white silence the old summer grasses peeking through the skies of fire warming the world below as winter's hold lingers over us ~ Caroline A. Slee

The Longest Night

The light falls away - As the sun sets in the day - The scales finally tip - Into a winter world of night ~ Caroline A. Slee

The Middle Point #MondayBlogs

Between Autumn's soft kissand the shortest nightwe fall into celebration. The pace of nature draws us back into the warm circle of her embrace. Between leaves turningin their golden, slow dancewe find a new rhythm. We prepare for winter'spale remonstrationsand ready ourselves for long nights. And the starts look onimpassive and stillwhile earth's children set … Continue reading The Middle Point #MondayBlogs

The Season #WWWBlogs

Winter holds the months Of hibernation Keeping me locked To the land Dreaming Of the return to water - Caroline A. Slee