Breath of Snow

The hushed rush of winter’s breath

sweeps bitingly across the parched earth,

as frozen frail forms

dust off broken wings

and fly to the light,

the warmth,

the heart.

Sure and silent,

I wander,

slight smile,

bright eyes,

murmuring through the whispering wind

as I wait.

Their voices are my warmth,

their faces my light,

as the whispering wind

carries the silent Word to my heart,

Who reminds me I am His.

Sweet and low,

the canticle of my joy

wells up from below

to touch the stars above

with delicate fire-fingers,

dancing within

as my steps wind slowly

to the flame

that is my joy.

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