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Chilly

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Chilly



The wind without is chilly.
Wide streets are bare, none are there.
Theses winding parts are long and cold.
All street lamps too are frosty.
I shiver along within my arms.
It’s so cold, would I withstand?
There! I see lights within a house,
Hear voices, see shadows from without.
I take my chance and knock all doors.
Harsh voices resound from within.

How one quickly falls out of place
When his glamour he cannot trace.

I trudge homewards with frozen steps.
I force open my door, then in.
I crawl into by bed, but see!
My sheets once warm are now so cold,
My chimney, fiery, now does freeze.
Now I sigh, where do I turn
When it’s cold without and chills within?
Even the moon conceals its light,
And the nightingale withholds its sound
To sink the frozen heart in me.

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  1. Date: 9/27/2013 7:18:00 AM

    this is very deep and powerful. Full of intensity and heart. The imagery pulls the reader in. nice job

    Safindah Avatar Karl Nkecha Safindah Date: 9/27/2013 7:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for taking out the time to read Robin Davis. I appreciate you stopping by.
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 3:09:00 PM

    Great poem from a name to be printed on the sans of time...Good read!!!

    Safindah Avatar Karl Nkecha Safindah Date: 7/2/2013 4:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Pa Ngalah!