Christmas 2017 by Joseph Darlington

I imagine snow

Like wrapping

Crisp and crinkling

And your head

Beneath

 

White covers, drifts

Like a tundra

Your body beneath,

In bed

 

It’s Christmas Eve,

Tepid, sodden.

I’m imagining

You alone

With snow falling

And the snow melts

Like you.

 

Joseph Darlington is a writer and poet based in Manchester, UK. In his day job he teaches people how to make cartoons. you can find more of his work at www.josefadarlington.co.uk or by following him on Twitter at @Joe_Darlo.
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