Poem – Quiet Winter by Prof. Ambika Devi

© 2016, Ambika Devi. Used with permission.


I have a cosmos of quiet
so silent
I can hear beyond the light sound of snow falling
through the porch enclosure
onto the surface of the pond

I can hear past the walls
and the thick woods behind the house
past the main road
almost a mile away
I listen to the clouds
I listen to my breath
quiet

observing

the rhythm of existence

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