In Defense of Winter by Lynda Skeen

In Defense of Winter

The December oak tree
is not lazy or dead.
My winter is
deeply resting,
refracting a drop of frozen winter light
into quiet bliss.


Lynda Skeen lives in Ashland, Oregon. She has been published in a variety of journals, including The Halcyone Literary Review, North American Review, Tiger’s Eye, Lucid Stone, Talking Leaves, Main Street Rag, and Poetry Motel.

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