Chilled mist

Chilled mist

A thick,
chilled mist
hovers over
the earth —
have left
their worms
for shelter —
huddle &
shiver in
silent tombs.


About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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13 Responses to Chilled mist

  1. this is amazing, great imagery in succinct brevity. I loved your poem. I have written a book of cinquains, a type of form poetry with image illustrations. You can read it after download from my blog, Rain-Chimes, the link is

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  2. suej says:

    I like the imagery in your poem, chilled mist and those fossils huddling and shivering…. Great!

  3. Dalo 2013 says:

    Incredible to pack so much into these words, great poem.

  4. This made me shiver. Fantastic.

    • Thank you, my friend! I’m glad you enjoyed it πŸ™‚ It’s quite rainy here in Oregon, so this poem sums up the wet, Winter atmosphere. As I write this, fat water droplets are crashing down, vibrating through the roof & cascading under eaves. Hope you have a wonderful week!

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