The Snowflake Tree

  The sun shone down from a sapphire sky tinting the world in summer hues. We’d taken the same walk many times before, knew every single detail: every bump; every rut; every shrub, every nuance, or we thought we did? For there, stood proudly at a turn in the way, lay snow!  How could it be that […]

Snowflake Hearts

Every snowflake’s different Unique in frozen mould And like the hearts within us Too delicate to hold. So beware the steamy season When passions run so high, As little hearts may burn up And that would make us cry. To get a temperate balance We move to cove or bay Where snowflakes often wander But […]

Snowflake on a Journey

 I’m drifting through the heavens  Like a snowflake in the sky  My brethren all around me  But not as singular as I.  I don’t know where I’m landing,  And in truth, I do not care,  So long as I’m accompanied  By snowflakes everywhere.  This big old world near whitewashed   By those similar to me,  I like to think in honesty  This place would better be.  But […]

I Hear It

 I hear it in the shallows of my dreams It tantalises as I run constrained by the sloshing waters about me. I hear it in the falling leaves The inevitability of a turning globe spiralling about the universe. I hear it in the cooling north winds That usher in the fresh, Scandinavian air in all it’s purity. I hear it in […]

My Snowflake Heart

My little snowflake heart Is very slowly drifting apart Coruscating amidst a sea of white My little heart burns up mid-flight I don’t know if I’ll reach the sea Where quench my soul and blend with me I’ll turn to slush for a second or two Before my heart elopes in blue And travels to […]

To Dance in the Snow

I saw her in a December snowstorm She danced between the softly falling flakes A vision of winter beauty An arctic lily playing in the breeze Like each snowflake, she was singular I had never seen her like And as she danced butterflies flew She had awoken them from slumber To grace this midwinter day […]