Frost. A poem.

I live in surreality,
not quite alive, not quite dead.
I wander from one point to the next,
a confused and weary traveller,
conspicuously without intent.

The pleasures of the material
and the impractical align in
tacit disapproval.
I am a wanderer in confusion,
lost in the blizzard of bodies,
grabbing myself for warmth
like a frost-bitten seeker
faced with his last
insurmountable peak.

Someday this journey
will be done, and the last thing
I see, may be the first I ever saw.
As if all that mattered was the
concentric circle I travelled in
and the hoarfrost patina
on my windows,
obscuring what could have been,

and should have been.

Published by stevestillstanding

I’m a writer who loves tabletop role playing games, poetry, music, movies, comics, books and (you guessed it) writing. Occasionally I have something to say...

20 thoughts on “Frost. A poem.

  1. Hi Steve. I felt your poetic words about the nature of life’s concentric circles. “A wanderer in confusion” and ”what could have been, should have been”, but it’s not. 🙂

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