Winter Dreams

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    Winter Dreams

    What dreams we dream
    When winter comes

    We bind ourselves with chains
    Friends and family
    Debt and duty
    Land and obligations

    All of which keep us safe
    From those dreams we dream
    When winter comes

    We sit like rocks and walk like penguins
    Our mere breath obscures reality
    Thought and measure glacially slow
    An age goes by

    All pushing us toward
    Those dreams we dream
    When winter comes

    Rationalizing every log on the fire
    Every measure of snow
    Every long dark cold night

    Oh what dreams we dream
    Of winter done

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    Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

    WinterFrost’s Poems (95)

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    Winter Dreams 0
    Beach 0
    Dreaming Red 0
    Thats that 6
    Winter Rememberance 4
    Shipwreck 2
    Riding the Subway 2
    Mulberry Street 3
    White Picket Fence 2
    To Hell with the Devil 5
    Why 4
    Why I never write about her 5
    A nonconformist is born every minute 2
    Clash 3
    A Wake 3
    Growing up politicized 5
    Biblical Vermont and New Hampshire 6
    Softly falling snow 14
    Dead leaf and black crow 4
    The Gloaming 2
    Dead Soldiers 1
    Orchard 2
    Soft and well remembered days 1
    Personal Kharybdis 0
    Leaves 1
    Made for Autumn 3
    Ground Control 2
    The old Hospital 3
    Revulsion 6
    Steppe 2
    Early March and everywhere signs of Winter 2
    Winter beach in Maine 4
    Yellow Petals 1
    Plague 6
    On Lacking Ambition 5
    Terminal Illness 2
    church 5
    Beatnik Bar 2
    East of timbuktu 7
    An Unwarranted Visitor 7
    Teflon 3
    Still 2
    Distant Lamposts 1
    Sugar Snow 3
    Reality is such a coward 0
    Ray 0
    Charm 2
    Winter 1
    A dreaded place 5
    Nine square yards of Yellow gingham 0
    Silly Hellen stuff 1
    Cape Elizabeth 4
    Castaway 3
    In Goshen on rt. 10 1
    Nemesis 6
    Camped out 6
    The Winter Field 3
    Her face rings a bell 7
    Terrorism 1
    A grape 1
    Yellow Petals 1
    I was left to ponder 2
    Autumnal Poetry Box 2
    Distant Lamposts 0
    Personal Kharybdis 1
    Aloof 1
    Ardence and Reserve 0
    Oubliette 0
    Zen Master 1
    Unkind musings on a bad dinner party 2
    Emily Walking Through Trees 10
    Reflections 4
    Ennui 3
    FTL (Faster Than Light) 1
    And they call me CRAZY 1
    Quintessentia
    lly New England
    5
    Where I would go 6
    Death of a Clock 9
    Puzzle 7
    Dead leaf and black crow 4
    Filled with Wolves 2
    A Cold Stove 4
    Summer Cars 0
    Twain said never argue with a fool 2
    The Swamp Maple 3
    Winter is just a soft breath away 0
    Five Minutes 3
    Self Explanitory 4
    The Winter Warrior 4
    Jack Frost 3
    Pumpkins on the Vine 4
    I Opted for the Sociopath 3
    Out of sight out of Mind 14
    Glorious 3
    Elysian Fields 7