Monday, February 11, 2013

Cold Bones …..Warm Feet

By Tom King (c) 2013

Up here in the North Woods it’s damp,
I don’t mean your standard cool weather with rain.
It’s industrial drizzle, unrelenting gray skies
 Late September to early in June in the main.
 My bones slowly chill till they creak;
Frost accumulates in my joints.
My knees, My toes and fingers never get warm,

Except when I curl up in bed at night
Next to you. 

* Photo (c) 2013 by Tom King

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