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There Are Reasons For the Seasons

A poem of winter blues and courage

Photo by Robert Piosik on Unsplash

The sun was still awake at 5 pm.
I blinked at its resolve
and saw tiny hopes
dance along the clear brown branches.

I didn’t close the blinds
but left them full
the wideness kept me open
the blindness of the lightness
told a story
there are…



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Carolyn Riker

Carolyn Riker

Poetry is my first love. Inspired by intuition & my chunky ginger cat. My favorite place is by the sea, sipping espressos and daydreaming.