Cold Assurance

Cold Assurance

I’m tired of writing alone in my safe room. I crave the cold mountain and my gasps in the thinner air. The threat of clouds. A bleeding sunset that seeps behind an obscuring peak.The small terrors of things heard but unseen in the dark. The press of stones in my back as I roll over in my sleeping bag. Evidence through sensation that I’m still alive.

The comfort of light,
but no form without shadow.
Nature’s cruel truth.

A Cold Mountain Haibun for dVerse Poets
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12 thoughts on “Cold Assurance

    1. lifelessons Post author

      Oh Wow. I’d never heard that song before. It is mine magnified a thousandfold.
      Mine is more about enjoying the pleasure all the more because of the pain. His seems to be about the pain of regret. I hope it was hyperbole.

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