On this winter’s night

Tuft by tuft
Pulled by the cold night air
Like feathers, heat leaves our bedroom
On this winter’s night

Reaching down
A second blanket is found
Pulled up around the neck
Warmth enfolds, sleep returns

© 2017 Thomas W. Cummins

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3 Responses to “On this winter’s night”

  1. maskednative Says:

    A gentle image of night cold Tom.
    Heat leaving tuft by tuft, lovely expression.

    • Tom Says:

      Thank you, Teri. I don’t play with notions around heat, light, and sound often enough, although they enter my thoughts frequently.

  2. maskednative Says:

    Yes Tom, it is hard to find the right expression for thoughts that wander into our minds, just as it is difficult to give verbal shape to a feeling, but so rewarding when you manage it. Your night cold leaving like feathers, tuft by tuft, was lovely.

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