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Below Freezing

The chill of reality
has settled it's rime
upon my tender flesh
and the temperature
is below freezing tonight

I'm searching for a human quilt
to help liquify
these winter feelings
into summer rain,
but there's no one around
just cold stone
and the heartbeat of my pen
slowly icing over

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  1. Date: 7/29/2008 11:05:00 AM
    Brrr. A lonely and chilling write. Well expressed. Love, Shar