Eternal Winter


Glitter
Icicles suspended
on your breath
waiting to skewer
my hope

Brittle and hard
they glitter
Not gold
but cold
as a steel rapier
quivering
with the need
to pierce my skin
bleed the love
from my heart

Your freezing words
plunge my world
into eternal winter

© 2017 Uma Venkatraman ~ All Rights Reserved

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