Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Dawn Snow

photo: jon walton

Dawn Snow
by Robert Walton

A long gown falling
From ridgeline shoulders,
Brushes branches
Jeweled with ice.
Deer steps beneath pines
At the edge of silence.
Light blooms
On cliffs above,
Not orange,
Not gold,
But offering a new day,
More than the sum
Of its parts. 

~ first published in Avocet