A new piece of poetry graciously published by Silver Bitch Press. I’ve never published this on my personal blog. Merry Christmas!
Silken Pink Toque
by Amanda Eifert
Wearing warm hat, soft silk wool, deny twirls —
Of snow’s sharp whirls; blizzard of snowflakes fat.
Cruel wind it slaps me, forceful bitter swirls.
Winter proffers ice kiss; my toque I clasp.
And my prospering mind alters.
Wind gives me welts; I sigh, offer —
More of myself, facets which smelt.
Toque softness felt; cold melts.
Though morning dealt rough day, I belt —
Tune that I felt inside; toque dwells,
On blond hair well, it’s suits pastel —
Silken pink hat, with bells.
You’ll hear me jingle, my soft smile compels.
I’m hear enough, with tired thoughts —mingling;
Crowded shop, singing their need for coffee,
Here too in hat, a silent voice ringing.
Outside it swirls snow, in pink toque feel “all
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