snow fairies

blue sky

temps in the twenties

new snow

my three mile jaunt

no one but footsteps 

twinkling like Swarovski crystals

winking like snow fairies 

sparkling like paparazzi flashes

boots crunched

afternoon shadows turned blue

some stretches were fresh 

no one had ventured

just me

breath turned ragged

swish of coat against my pants

rush of water in the half-frozen creek

some complain

some rant

some cuss

but the beauty is there

if you take a moment

to respect the snow fairies

and the magic that shimmers

on a winter’s day

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s