Hibernate

At night

Ten degrees

Fahrenheit

Stars crisp and clear

Grasping for comfort,

Like you do,

Flannel sheets

Down duvet

Quilted blanket

And the Book.

Wrapped

Like I am

In these things

I forget that they

Have no warmth

In their embrace

I forget myself

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A quadrille featuring the word ‘embrace’ For the prompt at https://dversepoets.com/2021/02/08/quadrille-121-lets-embrace/

14 thoughts on “Hibernate

  1. Wow, I love the sense of isolation and yet a distinct warm in this piece—blanketed, trying to forget the cold, that desire and want of warmth. The ending makes me spin, it’s stunning and introspective. Beautiful piece!

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