like the snow outside

the snow layered
on empty tree branches,
against frosted window pane
insulates, isolates, quiets
the sounds trying to echo
across the hillside

a double V of geese
skate across hard, grey skies
late for far away wintering
faintly honking in the distance
while the neighbor’s dog barks,
mouth moving,
but I hear no sounds

cocooned in comforter strata
I am sequestered
far from your production,
watching your lips forming
words I will not hear,
sounds I do not process

 

 

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14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shackled and Crowned
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 03:20:21

    Whimsy….wonderful picture you just painted.
    Love your words.

    Reply

  2. billgncs
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 04:41:07

    well done Mims — love the use of sequestered, and the image that stanza paints.

    Reply

  3. Susan L Daniels
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 05:25:33

    Wow, I love how you are snugged down in silence.

    Reply

  4. ramblingsfromamum
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 09:23:04

    cocooned in comforter strata
    I am sequestered
    far from your production
    The above for me – beautiful Mimsy

    Reply

  5. ajaytao2010
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 11:18:27

    Now this real Whimsy Mimsy, the real master of words & not the manipulator who has to take support of erotic expression to paint a classical image, you are a master poet according to my understanding of English language.

    I love you & your word which may be compared to great original poets of all time.
    in your profile picture you look like a small baby but you are not, you demonstrate the highest level of maturity. Love you. small baby

    Reply

  6. Ray Sharp
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 15:59:02

    good one πŸ™‚

    Reply

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