Winter Walking [Lyric Poem]

Out into a winter night,
 with snow and silence and fright.
  What's beyond the torch's light?

Rubber boots on crunching snow.
 Oh, how far we have to go.
  An hour's trudge until sun glow
 gathers on the horizon.

  Then walk 'til the day is done --
   again abandoned by the sun. 

We'll set up camp in the dark,
 try to get flame from a spark,
  and dread when next we embark...

a few hours down the line.

2 thoughts on “Winter Walking [Lyric Poem]

  1. I very much enjoyed your poem. It made me feel warm and cozy even though it’s winter outside and your characters are probably doomed. I especially love “again abandoned by the sun.”

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