A Winter Poem | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

A Winter Poem 

A forgotten river holds the spilled moon,
the night ice resting on a frozen estuary;

Mouths with gloved hands blow words like ships stuck
and a lip-less river hibernates beneath our night drive;

The bridge guardrail reminds me that “life is worth living”
and I turn from the window to watch you concentrate on the road—

I permit my teeth to move:
Love holds us above the Hudson
at forty-five miles per hour.

Speaking of...

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Ballet for Young Dancers 14-18 @ Unison

Ballet for Young Dancers 14-18

Fri., Nov. 17 — Nina Jirka studied various forms of dance, music, and theatre at the...
Touched by Light @ Ellen Lynch Photography

Touched by Light

Fri., Nov. 17, 12-7 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 18, 12-7 p.m. — Features large-scale images of horses and landscapes illuminated by the sun paying...

View all of today's events

Latest in Poetry

Hudson Valley Tweets