Saturday, 28 March 2015

When a Snowman Melts

You might think that when a snowman melts
someone has died.
But they haven’t.
Instead, someone has warmed and begun to flow,
said sorry for being such a frozen lump,
realised they are part of everything,
and started to cry.

 Stuart Larner.

(first published in anthology "A Pocketful of Windows" ed Felix Hodcroft, Valley press 2014.

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