Forecast

Reclined on the couch
with a book,
cup of tea,
shawl around her shoulders
and kitty curled
at her feet,
she waits for a change
in the weather
that may never come,
keeps an empty home
to prepare for snowbound days
when none can reach her.

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10 thoughts on “Forecast

  1. Comfort of being alone is fun for a time, but being unreachable all the time has no comfort at all. Well said.

    And of course a cat or two will do..haha

  2. I need a shawl and a cup of tea myself after reading this one. Made me shiver. Thank god I can get out of the house on the internet, until the Apocalypse, anyway. ;_) Good stuff, as always, Matt.

  3. enjoyed your poem so very much…and oh how i can relate to it…”when no one can reach her”…the time we spend alone can be equally as valuable as it is lonely…but just for a moment to ponder the quiet, our kitty, letting our thoughts wander where they may…tucked away…

    i wish you the best always, lovely poem lovely person you are…

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