Poem: December First

cold darkness falls
wrapping herself
around corners
over my heart.
I am unmoved
by christmas lights
and loud carols

I grumbling,
‘it is too soon
for both nightfall
and yuletide joy…’

yet in this mad
strange convergence
of hope and gloom
I feel alive
as the stars dance
a bit brighter.

there is perhaps
lingering hope
even for old

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