polish the vase

What does waiting look like?

Outside the winds of desolation moan.
The freeze scutters and blanks the world.

Do not stand at the window straining
to see through the blow to what is coming after.

Sweep the hearth, tend the fire,
polish the vase.


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2 Responses to polish the vase

  1. codirector says:

    … this is the way of winter.

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